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 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.