Homelessness Statistics for Sumter, FL

, Florida

Total Homeless persons in Sumter County Florida in 2019

677

There are an estimated 677 homeless individuals in Sumter County Florida. That is a -5% 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

162

There are 162 in Sumter that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

16

There are 16 in Sumter that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

184

There are 162 in Sumter that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

315

There are 162 in Sumter that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

51

There are 51 in Sumter that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

5

There are 5 in Sumter that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Sumter County Florida in 2019

56

There are an estimated 677 homeless individuals in Sumter County Florida. That is a -5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Sumter County Florida

Total Chronic Homeless in Sumter County Florida

68

There are 32 more homeless individuals in Sumter County Florida than in 2018. That is a 89% 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

2

There are 51 in Sumter that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

66

There are 5 in Sumter that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Sumter County Florida

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

34

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

23

Total Veteran Homeless

57

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

Youth Homelessness in Sumter County Florida

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

22

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

19

Total Homeless Youth

41

There are 12 more homeless youths in Sumter County Florida than in 2018. That is a 41% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Sumter County Florida

600

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

Total number of shelters in Sumter County Florida

0

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 126 emergency shelter beds in Sumter County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 240 Transitional Housing beds in Sumter 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 82 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Sumter 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 129 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Sumter County.

Sumter County, Florida Homeless Shelters and Services

There are no listing located within the city limits.

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
147
339
120
125


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


39
32


9
27


21
41


10
22
2015 Total 731 71 36 62 32
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
157
257
146
35


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


48
10


5
23


30
19


15
15
2016 Total 595 58 28 49 30
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
138
306
144
47


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


48
13


25
15


29
28


12
14
2017 Total 635 61 40 57 26
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
183
243
266
19


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


77
7


11
25


27
18


15
14
2018 Total 711 84 36 45 29
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
184
315
162
16


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


51
5


2
66


34
23


22
19
2019 Total 677 56 68 57 41
*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 91 0.0% 893 50.3% 98.9%
2016 113 5.6% 1023 54.5% 89.6%
2017 125 7.5% 830 43.9% 91.5%
2018 119 5.0% 809 52.7% 87.7%
2019 127 6.6% 667 42.0% 95.6%
*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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