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North Carolina Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, North Carolina had an estimated 9314 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, 767 were family households, 907 were Veterans, 417 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1271 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 28903 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 1088 students were unsheltered, 2466 were in shelters, 4252 were inhotels/motels, and 21097 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare North Carolina 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 North Carolina

  • Total Homeless Population

    9314

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    767

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    907

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1271

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

    417

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    28903

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    3181

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    1088

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    2466

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    4252

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    21097

Contact Info on Homelessness for North Carolina

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Martha Are

(919) 733-4534

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
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