Homelessness Statistics for Sangamon, IL

, Illinois

Total Homeless persons in Sangamon County Illinois in 2019

284

There are an estimated 284 homeless individuals in Sangamon County Illinois. 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

80

There are 80 in Sangamon that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

There are 0 in Sangamon that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

179

There are 80 in Sangamon that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

25

There are 80 in Sangamon that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

32

There are 32 in Sangamon that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

There are 0 in Sangamon that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Sangamon County Illinois in 2019

32

There are an estimated 284 homeless individuals in Sangamon County Illinois. That is a 5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Sangamon County Illinois

Total Chronic Homeless in Sangamon County Illinois

57

There are 27 more homeless individuals in Sangamon County Illinois than in 2018. That is a 90% 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

50

There are 32 in Sangamon that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

7

There are 0 in Sangamon that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Sangamon County Illinois

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

20

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

23

There are more homeless individuals in Sangamon County Illinois than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Sangamon County Illinois

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

9

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

1

Total Homeless Youth

10

There are -2 more homeless youths in Sangamon County Illinois than in 2018. That is a -17% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Sangamon County Illinois

467

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

Total number of shelters in Sangamon County Illinois

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 127 emergency shelter beds in Sangamon County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 167 Transitional Housing beds in Sangamon 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 140 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Sangamon 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 18 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Sangamon County.

Sangamon County, Illinois Homeless Shelters and Services

1 Homeless Shelter Listings in Sangamon County

Contact Ministries Emergency Shelter

Contact Ministries Emergency Shelter

Springfield, IL

The Homeless Shelter provides immediate relief to women with children. In addition to shelter, we provide life’s basic needs – food, clothing, personal care items, laundry facilities, transportati [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 28, 2020

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
212
15
99
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


31
0


23
7


24
4


22
0
2015 Total 326 31 30 28 22
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
161
15
85
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


27
0


25
13


21
1


14
0
2016 Total 261 27 38 22 14
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
160
11
59
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


20
0


23
3


14
2


8
0
2017 Total 230 20 26 16 8
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
178
17
74
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
1


24
6


18
0


12
0
2018 Total 271 27 30 18 12
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
179
25
80
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


32
0


50
7


20
3


9
1
2019 Total 284 32 57 23 10
*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 75 12.5% 886 29.2% 78.0%
2016 76 36.9% 769 29.1% 88.9%
2017 74 23.4% 754 25.7% 92.6%
2018 63 21.7% 801 22.4% 81.6%
2019 72 18.1% 761 27.1% 94.4%
*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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