Homelessness Statistics for Sumter, SC

, South Carolina

Total Homeless persons in Sumter County South Carolina in 2019

1,153

There are an estimated 1,153 homeless individuals in Sumter County South Carolina. That is a 6% 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

84

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

Unsheltered individuals in families

168

There are 168 in Sumter that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

278

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

Unsheltered individuals

623

There are 84 in Sumter that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

26

There are 26 in Sumter that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

52

There are 52 in Sumter that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Sumter County South Carolina in 2019

78

There are an estimated 1,153 homeless individuals in Sumter County South Carolina. That is a 6% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Sumter County South Carolina

Total Chronic Homeless in Sumter County South Carolina

229

There are 63 more homeless individuals in Sumter County South Carolina than in 2018. That is a 38% 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

26

There are 26 in Sumter that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

203

There are 52 in Sumter that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Sumter County South Carolina

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

29

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

35

Total Veteran Homeless

64

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

Youth Homelessness in Sumter County South Carolina

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

45

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

27

Total Homeless Youth

72

There are -2 more homeless youths in Sumter County South Carolina than in 2018. That is a -3% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Sumter County South Carolina

1,187

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

Total number of shelters in Sumter County South Carolina

2

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 423 emergency shelter beds in Sumter County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 115 Transitional Housing beds in Sumter 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 418 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Sumter 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 99 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Sumter County.

Sumter County, South Carolina Homeless Shelters and Services

2 Homeless Shelter Listings in Sumter County

Samaritan House of Sumter Emergency Shelter

Samaritan House of Sumter Emergency Shelter

Sumter, SC

The Emergency Shelter provides for those who need rest and nourishment. We exist to help as many people as possible take their next step towards a more whole and independent lifestyle. We seek to do s [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 16, 2020
Sumter Mission Outreach

Sumter Mission Outreach

Sumter, SC

Sumter Mission Outreach (SMO) is a discipleship ministry housing men and women at two different locations in Sumter SC. The mission provides clothing, housing, food, discipleship, and many other oppor [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 24, 2015

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
312
545
84
378


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


33
160


15
141


40
141


54
55
2015 Total 1,319 193 156 181 109
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
358
607
132
225


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
65


45
166


43
188


42
59
2016 Total 1,322 107 211 231 101
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
265
401
104
204


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
51


17
161


38
89


26
21
2017 Total 974 93 178 127 47
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
324
531
74
163


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


24
53


33
133


33
38


51
23
2018 Total 1,092 77 166 71 74
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
278
623
84
168


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


26
52


26
203


29
35


45
27
2019 Total 1,153 78 229 64 72
*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 145 9.2% 1927 37.6% 89.9%
2016 80 4.6% 2117 46.7% 93.7%
2017 74 6.5% 2012 44.1% 91.4%
2018 86 9.4% 1807 42.3% 91.3%
2019 85 4.6% 1846 44.4% 94.4%
*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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