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Pennsylvania Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, Pennsylvania had an estimated 13375 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, 1550 were family households, 977 were Veterans, 716 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1772 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 31822 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 526 students were unsheltered, 7281 were in shelters, 2428 were inhotels/motels, and 21587 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

  • Total Homeless Population

    13375

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1550

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    977

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1772

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

    716

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    31822

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    5789

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    526

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    7281

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2428

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    21587

Contact Info on Homelessness for Pennsylvania

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

According to our records, this state does not have an interagency council.

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts