South Carolina Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2017, South Carolina had an estimated 3916 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 325 were family households, 480 were Veterans, 173 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 824 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.
Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that an estimated 14140 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 1006 students were unsheltered, 1581 were in shelters, 2130 were inhotels/motels, and 9423 were doubled up.
Use our map to compare South Carolina homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.
If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.