Homelessness Statistics for Salt Lake, UT

, Utah

Total Homeless persons in Salt Lake County Utah in 2019

1,844

There are an estimated 1,844 homeless individuals in Salt Lake County Utah. That is a 2% 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

526

There are 526 in Salt Lake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

1125

There are 526 in Salt Lake that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

193

There are 526 in Salt Lake that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

153

There are 153 in Salt Lake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Salt Lake County Utah in 2019

153

There are an estimated 1,844 homeless individuals in Salt Lake County Utah. That is a 2% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Salt Lake County Utah

Total Chronic Homeless in Salt Lake County Utah

367

There are 145 more homeless individuals in Salt Lake County Utah than in 2018. That is a 65% 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

281

There are 153 in Salt Lake that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

86

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

Veteran Homelessness in Salt Lake County Utah

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

145

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

12

Total Veteran Homeless

157

There are more homeless individuals in Salt Lake County Utah than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Salt Lake County Utah

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

95

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

19

Total Homeless Youth

114

There are 2 more homeless youths in Salt Lake County Utah than in 2018. That is a 2% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Salt Lake County Utah

5,114

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

Total number of shelters in Salt Lake County Utah

8

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 1451 emergency shelter beds in Salt Lake County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 307 Transitional Housing beds in Salt Lake 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 2507 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Salt Lake 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 751 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Salt Lake County.

Salt Lake County, Utah Homeless Shelters and Services

8 Homeless Shelter Listings in Salt Lake County

Family Promise of Salt Lake

Family Promise of Salt Lake

Salt Lake City, UT

Family Promise Salt Lake is an organization that helps families experiencing homelessness. It networks with local churches to provide shelter at night and on the weekends. There is also a Day Center t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 14, 2017
Rescue Mission of Salt Lake

Rescue Mission of Salt Lake

Salt Lake City, UT

The Rescue Mission of Salt Lake is a faith-based emergency shelter and recovery center. We offer three meals a day, free clothing, showers, laundry facilities, day shelter during inclement weather and [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 4, 2014
Rescue Mission of Salt Lake - Rescue Haven

Rescue Mission of Salt Lake - Rescue Haven

Salt Lake City, UT

shelter for women and children. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
The Road Home - Palmer Court

The Road Home - Palmer Court

Salt Lake City, UT

Provides affordable permanent housing for formerly homeless individuals and families. The Road Home's Palmer Court is a permanent supportive housing development with 201 units for chronically homeless [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 2, 2015
The Road Home - South Salt Lake Men's Resource Center

The Road Home - South Salt Lake Men's Resource Center

South Salt Lake, UT

Serving single men. The Men's Resource Center is open year-round.The Road Home operates our community's low-barrier shelters, meaning there are no requirements to co [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 9, 2020
Wasatch Homeless Health Care Program

Wasatch Homeless Health Care Program

Salt Lake City, UT

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 24, 2010
Wasatch Homeless Health Care Program

Wasatch Homeless Health Care Program

Salt Lake City, UT

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
The Road Home - Midvale Family Center

The Road Home - Midvale Family Center

Midvale, UT

 Serving families with children. The Midvale Family Center is open year-round.The Road Home operates our community's low-barrier shelters, meaning there are no re [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 9, 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
1262
84
824
6


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


241
2


143
8


278
10


64
8
2015 Total 2,176 243 151 288 72
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
1203
57
631
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


188
0


139
3


268
7


76
1
2016 Total 1,891 188 142 275 77
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
1187
161
699
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


198
0


90
31


170
7


88
22
2017 Total 2,047 198 121 177 110
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
1048
136
620
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


177
0


178
44


180
7


103
9
2018 Total 1,804 177 222 187 112
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
1125
193
526
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


153
0


281
86


145
12


95
19
2019 Total 1,844 153 367 157 114
*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 94 22.1% 5042 38.4% 93.7%
2016 74 10.8% 5899 22.9% 94.0%
2017 77 20.4% 5457 17.0% 93.7%
2018 70 24.8% 5710 19.9% 93.2%
2019 71 23.5% 5400 20.8% 93.4%
*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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