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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.

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Homelessness Statistics for North Carolina

  • Total Homeless Population

    9280

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    809

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    798

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1272

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

    485

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    34765

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    3321

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    1211

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    3334

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    4986

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    25234

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