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Maryland Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Maryland had an estimated 6360 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, 616 were family households, 464 were Veterans, 227 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1397 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 16202 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 165 students were unsheltered, 2062 were in shelters, 1438 were inhotels/motels, and 12537 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

    6360

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    616

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    464

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1397

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

    227

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    16202

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    1874

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    165

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2062

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1438

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    12537

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