Homelessness Statistics for Buchanan, MO

, Missouri

Total Homeless persons in Buchanan County Missouri in 2019

255

There are an estimated 255 homeless individuals in Buchanan County Missouri. That is a 25% 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

82

There are 82 in Buchanan that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

4

There are 4 in Buchanan that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

136

There are 82 in Buchanan that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

33

There are 82 in Buchanan that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

27

There are 27 in Buchanan that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

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

Total Homeless families in Buchanan County Missouri in 2019

28

There are an estimated 255 homeless individuals in Buchanan County Missouri. That is a 25% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Buchanan County Missouri

Total Chronic Homeless in Buchanan County Missouri

79

There are 25 more homeless individuals in Buchanan County Missouri than in 2018. That is a 46% 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

57

There are 27 in Buchanan that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

22

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

Veteran Homelessness in Buchanan County Missouri

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

11

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

2

Total Veteran Homeless

13

There are more homeless individuals in Buchanan County Missouri than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Buchanan County Missouri

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

12

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

12

There are 3 more homeless youths in Buchanan County Missouri than in 2018. That is a 33% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Buchanan County Missouri

448

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

Total number of shelters in Buchanan County Missouri

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 116 emergency shelter beds in Buchanan County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 68 Transitional Housing beds in Buchanan 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 232 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Buchanan 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 32 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Buchanan County.

Buchanan County, Missouri Homeless Shelters and Services

1 Homeless Shelter Listings in Buchanan County

CAP Shelter

CAP Shelter

Saint Joseph, MO

The Emergency Shelter is here when a life “situation” makes you homeless. The Shelter is designed to help St. Joseph and our surrounding communities where this resource is unavailable. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 25, 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
99
8
57
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


20
0


46
5


11
1


8
0
2015 Total 164 20 51 12 8
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
98
10
87
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


28
0


30
4


18
2


8
0
2016 Total 195 28 34 20 8
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
100
18
92
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


28
0


36
14


8
1


6
1
2017 Total 210 28 50 9 7
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
73
30
101
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


33
0


33
21


12
2


4
5
2018 Total 204 33 54 14 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
136
33
82
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


27
1


57
22


11
2


12
0
2019 Total 255 28 79 13 12
*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 150 19.1% 875 29.1% 87.9%
2016 111 18.0% 983 23.2% 88.3%
2017 110 29.9% 550 47.9% 83.6%
2018 101 35.9% 446 18.8% 81.6%
2019 179 16.5% 266 9.0% 96.8%
*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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