North Carolina Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, North Carolina had an estimated 9280 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, 809 were family households, 798 were Veterans, 485 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1272 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 34765 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 1211 students were unsheltered, 3334 were in shelters, 4986 were inhotels/motels, and 25234 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


  • 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 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
Housing and Urban Development Contacts