Homelessness Statistics for Durham, NC

, North Carolina

Total Homeless persons in Durham County North Carolina in 2019

361

There are an estimated 361 homeless individuals in Durham County North Carolina. That is a 7% 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

105

There are 105 in Durham that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

4

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

Sheltered individuals

175

There are 105 in Durham that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

77

There are 105 in Durham that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

31

There are 31 in Durham that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

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

Total Homeless families in Durham County North Carolina in 2019

32

There are an estimated 361 homeless individuals in Durham County North Carolina. That is a 7% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Durham County North Carolina

Total Chronic Homeless in Durham County North Carolina

64

There are 3 more homeless individuals in Durham County North Carolina than in 2018. That is a 5% 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

43

There are 31 in Durham that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

21

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

Veteran Homelessness in Durham County North Carolina

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

64

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

7

Total Veteran Homeless

71

There are more homeless individuals in Durham County North Carolina than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Durham County North Carolina

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

8

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

4

Total Homeless Youth

12

There are -9 more homeless youths in Durham County North Carolina than in 2018. That is a -43% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Durham County North Carolina

840

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

Total number of shelters in Durham County North Carolina

5

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 273 emergency shelter beds in Durham County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 47 Transitional Housing beds in Durham 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 332 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Durham 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 188 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Durham County.

Durham County, North Carolina Homeless Shelters and Services

5 Homeless Shelter Listings in Durham County

Durham Rescue Mission

Durham Rescue Mission

Durham, NC

Homeless Shelter for MenThe Durham Rescue Mission provides food, shelter and other programs and services to the homeless men of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill through our men’s program. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 22, 2020
Urban Ministries of Durham  Inc.

Urban Ministries of Durham Inc.

Durham, NC

If you are homeless and need shelter, come to the Community Cafe by entering through the Resource Center doors, underneath the purple awning, Monday at 10 a.m. to reserve a bed for two weeks. We [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 14, 2020
Genesis Home

Genesis Home

Durham, NC

Genesis Home works to end homelessness for families with children and for young adults by providing housing and supportive services to foster independence. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 20, 2010
Family Temporary Shelter Program

Family Temporary Shelter Program

Durham , NC

Family Temporary shelter is a Program that help those that are at Risk of emergancy shelter and those that are at risk - of becomung homeless, we are in the process of getting space for family and loc [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 8, 2011
Durham Rescue Mission Shelter For Women - Good Samaritan Inn

Durham Rescue Mission Shelter For Women - Good Samaritan Inn

Durham, NC

At the Durham Rescue Mission, we offer safe shelter, three meals a day, clean clothing, Biblical counseling, financial planning, vocational training, GED/education and employment assistance to help th [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 22, 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
612
44
157
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


48
0


41
12


133
5


33
0
2015 Total 813 48 53 138 33
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
205
32
117
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


33
0


48
9


70
1


12
1
2016 Total 354 33 57 71 13
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
194
60
100
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


29
0


29
21


69
3


15
7
2017 Total 354 29 50 72 22
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
193
53
92
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


29
0


29
32


62
1


17
4
2018 Total 338 29 61 63 21
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
175
77
105
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


31
1


43
21


64
7


8
4
2019 Total 361 32 64 71 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 119 9.7% 952 53.7% 95.8%
2016 108 7.6% 975 43.9% 94.7%
2017 111 7.8% 858 46.6% 96.1%
2018 111 7.0% 827 54.8% 95.8%
2019 104 7.1% 780 59.7% 95.5%
*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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