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Research and Statistics

Food Stamp Usage by Homeless People

This is a state wide comparison of Food Stamp (SNAP) usage by homeless people as they exit the shelters for 2009.

Survey Results of Residents at 2100 Lakeside Men's Shelter Cleveland Ohio

This is a survey conducted with 200 people living at the largest shelter in Ohio in July 2014



Cleveland Schools Homeless Children and Youth

Downtown Homeless Population

Every year, NEOCH counts the number of people who sleep in Central Business District out to East 20th St.  Here are the last two reports.

211 First Call for Help Numbers

These are number of calls seeking assistance in Cuyahoga County to 2-1-1 United Way's First Call for Help divided by specific area of interest.


State of Homelessness Executive Summary

Overall Poverty/Homelessness Numbers of Homeless

These are overall numbers on homelessness for Greater Cleveland based on US Census figures

Poorest Cities in the United States

State of Homelessness Report for 2009

This is the NEOCH report issued in 2010 containing facts and figures about homelessness.

Cuyahoga County Shelter Statistics

These are stats from the Office of Homeless Services based on Homeless Management Information submitted from a majority of the shelters.

Cuyahoga County Overflow Shelter Statistics 2007

This is an overview of the funding spent on overflow shelters.  In Cuyahoga County, we do not turn people away when they request shelter.  This is a look at the cost of guaranteed access to shelter by Cuyahoga County.  After 2006, the funding was not segregated out of the contract to be easily compared to previous years.

Domestic Violence In Ohio

Number of Beds, Population and numbers of victims of Domestic Violence 2014

How Does Ohio Rank Compared to Other States?

These are the State of Ohio Rankings from various sources in the area of poverty, income, education and health care.  Most recently updated in June of 2015.