Homelessness Statistics for Hennepin, MN

, Minnesota

Total Homeless persons in Hennepin County Minnesota in 2019

3,400

There are an estimated 3,400 homeless individuals in Hennepin County Minnesota. That is a 13% 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

1340

There are 1340 in Hennepin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

3

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

Sheltered individuals

1457

There are 1340 in Hennepin that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

600

There are 1340 in Hennepin that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

385

There are 385 in Hennepin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

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

Total Homeless families in Hennepin County Minnesota in 2019

386

There are an estimated 3,400 homeless individuals in Hennepin County Minnesota. That is a 13% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Hennepin County Minnesota

Total Chronic Homeless in Hennepin County Minnesota

665

There are 177 more homeless individuals in Hennepin County Minnesota than in 2018. That is a 36% 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

465

There are 385 in Hennepin that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

200

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

Veteran Homelessness in Hennepin County Minnesota

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

94

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

29

Total Veteran Homeless

123

There are more homeless individuals in Hennepin County Minnesota than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Hennepin County Minnesota

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

224

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

35

Total Homeless Youth

259

There are 52 more homeless youths in Hennepin County Minnesota than in 2018. That is a 25% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Hennepin County Minnesota

10,806

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

Total number of shelters in Hennepin County Minnesota

14

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 1932 emergency shelter beds in Hennepin County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 746 Transitional Housing beds in Hennepin 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 5181 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Hennepin 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 775 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Hennepin County.

Hennepin County, Minnesota Homeless Shelters and Services

14 Homeless Shelter Listings in Hennepin County

Adult Shelter Connect Minneapolis St. Olaf Church

Adult Shelter Connect Minneapolis St. Olaf Church

Minneapolis, MN

Location: St Olaf ChurchIndividuals will need to visit the Adult Shelter Connect (ASC) for an assessment and placement at one of the five Minneapolis shelters and referrals to other servic [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 9, 2020
Simpson Housing Services Overnight Emergency Shelter

Simpson Housing Services Overnight Emergency Shelter

Minneapolis, MN

Office Hours are Monday – Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.* Reservations for shelter are required!  Click here for information or call the Adult Shelter Conne [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 27, 2020
House of Charity

House of Charity

Minneapolis, MN

Housing Services:On-Site Supportive HousingThere are two types of On-Site Supportive Housing at our 510 South 8th Street Residence:Housing Supports (formerly GRH): County [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 8, 2019
Mary's Place

Mary's Place

Minneapolis, MN

ShelterWe have apartments for homeless families with two or more children that are minors. If you're in need of shelter, bring your entire family to Shari [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 11, 2020
Sharing and Caring Hands

Sharing and Caring Hands

Minneapolis, MN

The Sharing & Caring Hands Day Services Center, located only a few blocks from downtown Minneapolis, offers most of our day-to-day services for the poor and homeless. At the Day Services Center w [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 6, 2019
Salvation Army Harbor Light Shelter

Salvation Army Harbor Light Shelter

Minneapolis, MN

We offer a wide range of basic needs and rehabilitation services to anyone in need, without discrimination. Our shelter is Minnesota's largest homeless adult outreach facility and includes a clinical [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 4, 2019
Catholic Charities Higher Ground Shelter Adult Shelter

Catholic Charities Higher Ground Shelter Adult Shelter

Minneapolis, MN

171 shelter spaces, 80 Pay-For-Stay beds, Hennepin County social services, light evening meal, breakfast, showers, some lockers and shower facilities.Additional services include Healthcare [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 20, 2018
St. Stephen's Street Outreach

St. Stephen's Street Outreach

Minneapolis, MN

St. Stephen's Street Outreach is part of St. Stephen's Human Services, which offers shelter, housing, employment, and systems change for those who are homeless. St. Stephen's Shelter of [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 27, 2020
Our Saviour's Shelter

Our Saviour's Shelter

Minneapolis, MN

Location: St. Olaf ChurchDuring COVID-19, all individuals still need to go through Adult Shelter Connect for placement at one of the Minneapolis adult (18+) shel [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 10, 2020
People Serving People

People Serving People

Minneapolis, MN

PSP's ultimate goal is to permanently end a family's homelessness with one visit to the shelter. The Family Transformation Support Services (FTSS) pilot is directly aimed at accomplishing this ambitio [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 31, 2016
Hope House

Hope House

Excelsior, MN

Hope House is a six bed, short term emergency shelter for youth ages 14 to19 who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.​ Hope House is the only youth shelter located West of Highw [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 5, 2020
Simpson Housing Services Overnight Emergency Shelter

Simpson Housing Services Overnight Emergency Shelter

Minneapolis, MN

The overnight shelter is for 44 men and 22 women.  Our goal is to meet the immediate need in the community for emergency shelter, create a welcoming community based around dignity, respect, and f [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 31, 2016
Hope Street Shelter - Shelter for Young Adults

Hope Street Shelter - Shelter for Young Adults

Minneapolis, MN

helter for homeless youth28-bed shelter for young adults ages 18-20, 30-day average stay, longer stays available if needed, basic needs; food, shelter, clothing, and laundry.Ad [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 20, 2018
Evergreen Residence - Single Room Occupancy

Evergreen Residence - Single Room Occupancy

Minneapolis, MN

88 units of single room occupancy, permanent housing for independent, single adults, recreational activities, with access to Narcotics Anonymous meetings. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 31, 2016

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
1391
120
1701
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


472
1


536
65


123
4


215
2
2015 Total 3,215 473 601 127 217
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
1295
170
1591
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


412
0


302
58


126
11


202
20
2016 Total 3,056 412 360 137 222
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
1101
294
1658
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


451
2


259
59


107
3


222
21
2017 Total 3,057 453 318 110 243
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
1288
404
1321
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


348
0


358
130


116
22


170
37
2018 Total 3,013 348 488 138 207
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
1457
600
1340
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


385
1


465
200


94
29


224
35
2019 Total 3,400 386 665 123 259
*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 69 4.3% 8753 28.5% 91.2%
2016 58 6.6% 8880 21.5% 92.7%
2017 79 9.8% 7546 22.7% 92.1%
2018 83 9.7% 7788 19.9% 91.4%
2019 93 9.7% 5601 22.7% 93.5%
*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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