Homeless Facts, Statistics and Information

In 2015…

350 people sleep in emergency shelters on an average night

4,354 individuals/families sleptĀ in shelters

51% of individuals entering shelter have a disability of some kind

59% of individuals who were homeless identified as a minority race

36% of theĀ homeless population were families

27% of homeless population were children totaling 1,195; on average there were 7 unaccompanied/runaway and homeless youth in shelter each night

86% of all people who sought shelter left in less than 30 days – 4% of the homeless population stayed longer than 60 days

14% of the homeless were victims of domestic violence, and out of that total 34% of individuals experienced it within the past 30 days

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