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Maryland Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Maryland had an estimated 6561 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 603 were family households, 490 were Veterans, 290 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1295 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated 17601 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 122 students were unsheltered, 2628 were in shelters, 1408 were inhotels/motels, and 13443 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Maryland homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Maryland

  • Total Homeless Population

    6561

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    603

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    490

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1295

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    290

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    17601

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2248

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    122

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2628

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1408

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    13443

Contact Info on Homelessness for Maryland

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Heather Sheridan

(410) 767-6829

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts