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Ohio Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Ohio had an estimated 10345 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, 999 were family households, 676 were Veterans, 643 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 874 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 34180 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 374 students were unsheltered, 5209 were in shelters, 1958 were inhotels/motels, and 26639 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Ohio 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 Ohio

  • Total Homeless Population

    10345

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    999

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    676

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    874

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

    643

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    34180

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    1981

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    374

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    5209

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1958

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    26639

Contact Info on Homelessness for Ohio

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Scott Gary

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts