Homelessness Statistics for Wake, NC

, North Carolina

Total Homeless persons in Wake County North Carolina in 2019

970

There are an estimated 970 homeless individuals in Wake County North Carolina. That is a -1% 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

272

There are 272 in Wake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

18

There are 18 in Wake that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

462

There are 272 in Wake that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

218

There are 272 in Wake that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

84

There are 84 in Wake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

4

There are 4 in Wake that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Wake County North Carolina in 2019

88

There are an estimated 970 homeless individuals in Wake County North Carolina. That is a -1% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Wake County North Carolina

Total Chronic Homeless in Wake County North Carolina

115

There are -3 less homeless individuals in Wake County North Carolina than in 2018. That is a -3% 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

57

There are 84 in Wake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

58

There are 4 in Wake that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Wake County North Carolina

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

41

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

26

Total Veteran Homeless

67

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

Youth Homelessness in Wake County North Carolina

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

27

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

12

Total Homeless Youth

39

There are -6 more homeless youths in Wake County North Carolina than in 2018. That is a -13% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Wake County North Carolina

1,593

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

Total number of shelters in Wake County North Carolina

4

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 500 emergency shelter beds in Wake County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 243 Transitional Housing beds in Wake 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 517 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Wake 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 333 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Wake County.

Wake, North Carolina Homeless Shelters and Services

4 Listings in city

Raleigh Rescue Mission

Raleigh Rescue Mission

Raleigh, NC

The Mission serves people in the community in many ways, including:    Emergency Overnight Services for women and children and single men    Life-changing Rec [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 22, 2020
Wrenn House

Wrenn House

Raleigh, NC

Wrenn House is available to serve any youth age 10-17 from any geographical location. Wrenn House is the only homeless/runaway/crisis intervention program and shelter for youth in the Tria [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 1, 2017
HADIT Home for Veterans

HADIT Home for Veterans

Raleigh, NC

This is a home and food bank for veterans. Shelter, food and clothing is available on a limited basis. Contact the Home residence manager before you arrive to ensure that someone is present to g [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 29, 2020
AME Men's Shelter

AME Men's Shelter

Raleigh, NC

The St. Paul AME Empowerment Center seeks to provide meals, shelter, and a safe sanitary environment for homeless men, while serving an incentive center for all workable men, by networking with commun [...]

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
471
145
285
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


84
1


43
42


101
22


55
6
2015 Total 904 85 85 123 61
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
433
136
247
2


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


84
1


55
36


62
16


40
5
2016 Total 818 85 91 78 45
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
410
177
286
11


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


89
3


31
58


47
21


34
11
2017 Total 884 92 89 68 45
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
478
187
313
5


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


91
2


47
71


63
17


35
10
2018 Total 983 93 118 80 45
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
462
218
272
18


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


84
4


57
58


41
26


27
12
2019 Total 970 88 115 67 39
*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 65 8.2% 2876 29.4% 96.5%
2016 60 11.5% 3355 30.2% 93.4%
2017 62 10.7% 3315 24.2% 96.7%
2018 66 14.4% 2935 26.6% 95.0%
2019 66 11.6% 2785 23.4% 97.5%
*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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