Homelessness Statistics for Seminole, FL

, Florida

Total Homeless persons in Seminole County Florida in 2019

2,010

There are an estimated 2,010 homeless individuals in Seminole County Florida. That is a -2% change from 2018.

The homelessness statistics listed are collected from HUD and from the Homeless Shelter Directory database for 2019

Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals in families

742

There are 742 in Seminole that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

3

There are 3 in Seminole that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

932

There are 742 in Seminole that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

333

There are 742 in Seminole that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

238

There are 238 in Seminole that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

There are 1 in Seminole that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Seminole County Florida in 2019

239

There are an estimated 2,010 homeless individuals in Seminole County Florida. That is a -2% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Seminole County Florida

Total Chronic Homeless in Seminole County Florida

353

There are 107 more homeless individuals in Seminole County Florida than in 2018. That is a 43% increase.

What is Chronic Homeless?

Chronic homelessness refers to people who have found themselves experiencing homelessness repeatedly and is often accompanied with mental ilness or substance abuse.

Chronically homeless individuals have been on the streets for a long time, potentially years.

Sheltered Chronic

Sheltered chronic

190

There are 238 in Seminole that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

163

There are 1 in Seminole that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Seminole County Florida

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

140

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

37

Total Veteran Homeless

177

There are more homeless individuals in Seminole County Florida than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Seminole County Florida

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

67

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

18

Total Homeless Youth

85

There are -35 more homeless youths in Seminole County Florida than in 2018. That is a -29% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Seminole County Florida

4,799

This figure represents the total number of beds available in all categories of Housing.

Total number of shelters in Seminole County Florida

1

What are Emergency Shelters?

Emergency Shelters are places where the homeless can find a safe place to stay in case of sudden loss of housing. There are about 1369 emergency shelter beds in Seminole County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 662 Transitional Housing beds in Seminole County.

What is Permanent Supportive Housing?

Permanent Supportive Housing is a long-term housing service for the elderly or vulnurable population struggling to stay above the poverty line. There are about 1530 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Seminole County.

What is Rapid Re-Housing?

Rapid re-housing is a short-term rental assistance service with the purpose of helping people obtain housing quickly, increase self- sufficiency, and stay housed. There are about 836 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Seminole County.

Seminole County, Florida Homeless Shelters and Services

1 Homeless Shelter Listings in Seminole County

Rescue Outreach Mission

Rescue Outreach Mission

Sanford, FL

Emergency Shelter For Homeless.MenOur Men's shelter is a 48 bed facility that houses men needing emergency shelter or a transitional place to stay. Residents stay in the Men's shelte [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 27, 2017

Point-In-Time Count Summary

Total Homeless Total Families Total Chronic Total Veterans Total Youth
2015
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
1121
271
699
21


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


218
6


36
136


275
45


103
16
2015 Total 2,112 224 172 320 119
2016
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
961
133
576
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


187
0


82
24


225
6


92
4
2016 Total 1,670 187 106 231 96
2017
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
1026
316
708
24


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


234
10


78
104


207
11


86
9
2017 Total 2,074 244 182 218 95
2018
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
1002
338
691
22


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


209
6


98
148


156
25


104
16
2018 Total 2,053 215 246 181 120
2019
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
932
333
742
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


238
1


190
163


140
37


67
18
2019 Total 2,010 239 353 177 85
*Key
  • SI: Individuals in shelters
  • UI: Unsheltered individuals
  • IFS: Individuals in families shelters
  • UIF : Unsheltered individuals in families
  • S: Sheltered
  • H: Homeless

Homelessness Behavioral and Performance Statistics

Avg days* Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Return rate* Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months 1st time* Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Temp 2 Perm* Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Supp 2 Perm* Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH
2015 125 10.2% 5432 50.8% 90.8%
2016 106 10.0% 5181 49.8% 93.7%
2017 105 10.6% 5194 39.7% 95.3%
2018 93 11.7% 4922 42.6% 95.2%
2019 88 10.7% 4831 42.3% 95.0%
*Key
  • Avg days: Average Length of Time Homeless (days)
  • Return rate: Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months
  • 1st time: Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time
  • Temp 2 Perm : Rate People Exit from Emergency Shelters, Supportive Housing, Transitional Housing, and Rapid Re-housing to Permanent Housing
  • Supportive 2 Perm: Rate People in Permanent Supportive Housing and Other Permanent Housing Retain or Exit to Permanent Housing

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