Cuyahoga County Age of the Emergency Shelter Population

Age of the Emergency Shelter population in Cuyahoga County for 2015.  The top graph is for the individual shelters for those over 18 years old and without children.  The bottom graph is for the family shelters (adult with children) in Cuyahoga County for 2015.  Thanks to County Office of Homeless Services for providing this data (October 2014 to September 2015).  It is good that those over 62 years old are under represented in the shelters and shows the value of Social Security and Medicare.  Cuyahoga County is 16% over 65 while this graph shows 6% using the shelter over 61 years old.