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Maine Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Maine had an estimated 2106 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, 283 were family households, 116 were Veterans, 125 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 226 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 2443 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 74 students were unsheltered, 596 were in shelters, 295 were inhotels/motels, and 1478 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


  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness


  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness


  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness


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


  • Total Number of Homeless Students


  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students


  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered


  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters


  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels


  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up


Contact Info on Homelessness for Maine

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Robert Pulster

(202) 754-1584

State Interagency Council

Cullen Ryan

(207) 324-1137

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts