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West Virginia Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2020, West Virginia had an estimated 1341 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, 58 were family households, 104 were Veterans, 112 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 174 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 10522 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 279 students were unsheltered, 834 were in shelters, 259 were inhotels/motels, and 9150 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare West 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 West Virginia

  • Total Homeless Population


  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness


  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness


  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness


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


  • Total Number of Homeless Students


  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students


  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered


  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters


  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels


  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up


Contact Info on Homelessness for West Virginia

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

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