Homelessness Statistics for Harford, MD

, Maryland

Total Homeless persons in Harford County Maryland in 2019

228

There are an estimated 228 homeless individuals in Harford County Maryland. That is a 20% 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

132

There are 132 in Harford that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

73

There are 132 in Harford that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

23

There are 132 in Harford that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

35

There are 35 in Harford that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Harford County Maryland in 2019

35

There are an estimated 228 homeless individuals in Harford County Maryland. That is a 20% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Harford County Maryland

Total Chronic Homeless in Harford County Maryland

19

There are -11 less homeless individuals in Harford County Maryland than in 2018. That is a -37% drop .

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

11

There are 35 in Harford that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

8

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

Veteran Homelessness in Harford County Maryland

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

4

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

0

Total Veteran Homeless

4

There are more homeless individuals in Harford County Maryland than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Harford County Maryland

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

8

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

8

There are -1 more homeless youths in Harford County Maryland than in 2018. That is a -11% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Harford County Maryland

357

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

Total number of shelters in Harford County Maryland

2

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 69 emergency shelter beds in Harford County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 100 Transitional Housing beds in Harford 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 153 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Harford 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 35 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Harford County.

Harford County, Maryland Homeless Shelters and Services

2 Homeless Shelter Listings in Harford County

Harford Family House, Inc.

Harford Family House, Inc.

Aberdeen, MD

Harford Family House  serves families experiencing homelessness with children. This could be a mom and children, a dad and children or a married couple with children. It could also be anothe [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 9, 2020
Welcome One Emergency Shelter

Welcome One Emergency Shelter

Belcamp, MD

Open 24 hours a day.Welcome One Emergency Shelter The Welcome One Emergency Shelter is the only year-round homeless shelter in Harford Coun [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 9, 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
75
3
132
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


41
0


42
3


6
0


20
0
2015 Total 210 41 45 6 20
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
85
10
84
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


28
0


11
3


9
0


7
0
2016 Total 179 28 14 9 7
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
65
37
87
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


28
0


8
10


7
1


4
4
2017 Total 189 28 18 8 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
79
21
90
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
0


17
13


6
1


7
2
2018 Total 190 26 30 7 9
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
73
23
132
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


35
0


11
8


4
0


8
0
2019 Total 228 35 19 4 8
*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 184 2.9% 206 43.2% 88.7%
2016 135 3.5% 316 34.6% 82.8%
2017 118 12.5% 361 33.0% 94.3%
2018 108 4.8% 367 54.8% 99.2%
2019 179 0.8% 257 95.9%
*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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