Homelessness Statistics for Forsyth, NC

, North Carolina

Total Homeless persons in Forsyth County North Carolina in 2019

454

There are an estimated 454 homeless individuals in Forsyth County North Carolina. That is a 3% 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

74

There are 74 in Forsyth that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

356

There are 74 in Forsyth that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

24

There are 74 in Forsyth that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

22

There are 22 in Forsyth that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Forsyth County North Carolina in 2019

22

There are an estimated 454 homeless individuals in Forsyth County North Carolina. That is a 3% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Forsyth County North Carolina

Total Chronic Homeless in Forsyth County North Carolina

68

There are -4 less homeless individuals in Forsyth County North Carolina than in 2018. That is a -6% 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

63

There are 22 in Forsyth that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

5

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

Veteran Homelessness in Forsyth County North Carolina

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

48

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

1

Total Veteran Homeless

49

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

Youth Homelessness in Forsyth County North Carolina

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

24

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

3

Total Homeless Youth

27

There are 11 more homeless youths in Forsyth County North Carolina than in 2018. That is a 69% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Forsyth County North Carolina

822

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

Total number of shelters in Forsyth County North Carolina

0

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 347 emergency shelter beds in Forsyth County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 59 Transitional Housing beds in Forsyth 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 343 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Forsyth 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 73 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Forsyth County.

Forsyth County, North Carolina Homeless Shelters and Services

There are no listing located within the city limits.

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
396
22
153
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


52
0


83
8


58
2


28
2
2015 Total 571 52 91 60 30
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
362
38
144
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


49
0


78
17


61
6


20
2
2016 Total 544 49 95 67 22
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
326
25
102
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


34
0


58
2


55
5


15
2
2017 Total 453 34 60 60 17
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
318
33
89
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


27
0


67
5


50
3


12
4
2018 Total 440 27 72 53 16
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
356
24
74
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


22
0


63
5


48
1


24
3
2019 Total 454 22 68 49 27
*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 87 15.8% 1125 39.2% 96.4%
2016 87 14.3% 1235 36.8% 95.2%
2017 73 7.9% 1361 26.9% 97.9%
2018 69 8.6% 1257 41.7% 96.7%
2019 79 12.1% 1178 44.6% 96.3%
*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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