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Michigan Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Michigan had an estimated 8638 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, 1026 were family households, 639 were Veterans, 484 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1109 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 35193 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 611 students were unsheltered, 5150 were in shelters, 2394 were inhotels/motels, and 27038 were doubled up.

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

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Homelessness Statistics for Michigan

  • Total Homeless Population

    8638

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1026

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    639

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1109

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

    484

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    35193

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    4842

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    611

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    5150

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2394

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    27038

Contact Info on Homelessness for Michigan

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

According to our records, this state does not have an interagency council.

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts