Ohio Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, Ohio had an estimated 10249 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, 1015 were family households, 749 were Veterans, 686 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 730 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 29403 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 411 students were unsheltered, 4852 were in shelters, 1607 were inhotels/motels, and 22533 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

    10249

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1015

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    749

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    730

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

    686

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    29403

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2579

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    411

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    4852

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1607

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    22533

Contact Info on Homelessness for Ohio

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Rebekah Zahn

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts