West Virginia Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2018, West Virginia had an estimated 1243 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, 73 were family households, 131 were Veterans, 61 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 154 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 9320 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 299 students were unsheltered, 1684 were in shelters, 228 were inhotels/motels, and 6896 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

    1243

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    73

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    131

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    154

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

    61

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    9320

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    345

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    299

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    1684

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    228

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    6896

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