NJCounts 2017 found 8,532 homeless men, women and children, across the state of New Jersey. This number decreased by 409 persons (4.6%) from 2015. NJCounts 2017 counted individuals who were homeless on the night of January 24, 2017.
NJ Counts 2017 Overall Results
8532 homeless men, women and children were counted across the state of New Jersey on the night of the Point-in-Time Count.
This was an overall decrease of 409 persons, or 4.6%, compared to the 2016 count.
1092 persons, in 992 households, were identified as chronically homeless, an increase of 256 persons, or 30.6%, compared to the 2016 count.
1415 persons were un-sheltered; a decrease of 1.9% from the 1388 persons counted in 2016.