Homelessness Statistics for Burlington, NJ

, New Jersey

Total Homeless persons in Burlington County New Jersey in 2019

518

There are an estimated 518 homeless individuals in Burlington County New Jersey. That is a -38% 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

279

There are 279 in Burlington that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

216

There are 279 in Burlington that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

23

There are 279 in Burlington that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

82

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

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Burlington County New Jersey in 2019

82

There are an estimated 518 homeless individuals in Burlington County New Jersey. That is a -38% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Burlington County New Jersey

Total Chronic Homeless in Burlington County New Jersey

18

There are -61 less homeless individuals in Burlington County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a -77% 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

18

There are 82 in Burlington that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

0

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

Veteran Homelessness in Burlington County New Jersey

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

7

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

3

Total Veteran Homeless

10

There are more homeless individuals in Burlington County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Burlington County New Jersey

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

13

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

1

Total Homeless Youth

14

There are -27 more homeless youths in Burlington County New Jersey than in 2018. That is a -66% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Burlington County New Jersey

644

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

Total number of shelters in Burlington County New Jersey

3

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 265 emergency shelter beds in Burlington County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 119 Transitional Housing beds in Burlington 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 137 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Burlington 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 123 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Burlington County.

Burlington, New Jersey Homeless Shelters and Services

3 Listings in city

The Affordable Homes Group

The Affordable Homes Group

Mount Holly, NJ

Housing Service and assistance to homeless, seniors who need housing and low income residents. Contact during office hours: Mondays through Fridays 8:30am to 5pm.To be eligible [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 20, 2016
The Extended Hand Ministries Shelter

The Extended Hand Ministries Shelter

Mount Holly, NJ

ShelterThe emergency shelter can house up to 8 single men and 3 single women temporarily to allow our clients to seek employment, housing, social services so as to better their lives.  [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 12, 2018
Emergency Services of Catholic Charities

Emergency Services of Catholic Charities

Delanco, NJ

24 hour, 7 days a week emergency shelter program. After-hours calls taken by CONTACT and referred to caseworker. Emergency Services is an anti-poverty program providing for basic needs: f [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 19, 2017

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
651
8
688
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


208
0


142
2


16
3


80
1
2015 Total 1,347 208 144 19 81
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
458
13
455
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


143
0


103
0


11
0


45
4
2016 Total 926 143 103 11 49
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
286
44
274
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


84
0


65
17


7
10


31
2
2017 Total 604 84 82 17 33
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
405
52
379
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


109
1


57
22


17
5


40
1
2018 Total 840 110 79 22 41
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
216
23
279
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


82
0


18
0


7
3


13
1
2019 Total 518 82 18 10 14
*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 211 3.3% 819 50.1% 95.2%
2016 232 0.9% 877 34.8% 100.0%
2017 137 1.9% 1314 29.7% 98.5%
2018 120 7.8% 1208 27.3% 97.8%
2019 120 6.7% 1279 24.2% 78.1%
*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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