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Virginia Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Virginia had an estimated 5783 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, 652 were family households, 447 were Veterans, 258 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 881 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 20393 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 217 students were unsheltered, 1863 were in shelters, 2955 were inhotels/motels, and 15358 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Virginia 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 Virginia

  • Total Homeless Population

    5783

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    652

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    447

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    881

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

    258

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    20393

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    3003

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    217

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    1863

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2955

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    15358

Contact Info on Homelessness for Virginia

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Pamela Kestner

(804) 225-3048

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts
Veterans Affairs Contacts