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West Virginia Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, West Virginia had an estimated 1397 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, 79 were family households, 137 were Veterans, 89 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 161 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 9716 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 275 students were unsheltered, 930 were in shelters, 265 were inhotels/motels, and 8246 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

    1397

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    79

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    137

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    161

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

    89

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    9716

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    777

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    275

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    930

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    265

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    8246

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