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Maine Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Maine had an estimated 2097 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, 260 were family households, 103 were Veterans, 139 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 248 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 2552 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 105 students were unsheltered, 535 were in shelters, 284 were inhotels/motels, and 1628 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Maine 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 Maine

  • Total Homeless Population

    2097

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    260

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    103

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    248

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

    139

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    2552

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    428

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    105

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    535

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    284

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    1628

Contact Info on Homelessness for Maine

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Cullen Ryan

(207) 324-1137

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
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