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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.

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Homelessness Statistics for South Carolina

  • Total Homeless Population

    3916

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    325

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    480

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    824

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    173

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    14140

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    1006

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    1581

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    2130

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    9423

Contact Info on Homelessness for South Carolina

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Anita Floyd

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts