Overall Numbers

 

Estimated Number of Homeless 2006: 19,022. 

This is based on the U.S. Census poverty numbers released in August 2007, and a study of homelessness released in February 2007.  These are the most up to date number available locally.

 

Poverty and Homelessness in Ohio--2006

Ohio’s biggest cities and those surrounding Cuyahoga County

County

Major City

Number living in

Poverty

Percentage of total population living in poverty

Estimate of Number of Homeless people in 2006

Cuyahoga

Cleveland

190,215

14.5%

19,022

Franklin

Columbus

175,184

16%

17,518

Hamilton

Cincinnati

116,933

14.2%

11,693

Montgomery

Dayton

78,624

14.5%

7,862

Summit

Akron

66,810

12.2%

6,681

Lucas

Toledo

72,765

16.3%

7,277

Stark

Canton

45,680

12%

4,340

Mahoning

Youngstown

38,477

15.3%

3,848

Lorain

Lorain/Elyria

40,836

13.5%

4,084

Trumbull

Warren

23,663

10.8%

2,248

Lake

Painesville

14,955

6.4%

1,346

Portage

Ravenna

20,318

13%

2,032

Columbiana

Lisbon

18,001

16.2%

1,800

Ashtabula

Jefferson/Ashtabula

16,715

16.3%

1,672

Medina

Medina

8,693

5.1%

782

Erie

Sandusky

7,598

9.7%

722

Geauga

Chardon

5,214

5.4%

469

 

 

 

 

 

OHIO

State total

1,371,000

12%

130,245