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Pennsylvania Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Pennsylvania had an estimated 13199 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, 1569 were family households, 857 were Veterans, 737 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1863 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 30624 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 440 students were unsheltered, 6681 were in shelters, 2231 were inhotels/motels, and 21901 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

    13199

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1569

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    857

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1863

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

    737

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    30624

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    5408

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    440

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    6681

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2231

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    21901

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