Shelter Population in Cleveland Ohio 2010 to 2012

From the Cuyahoga County Office of Homeless Services using Homeless Management Information Data of everyone using the publicly funded shelters in Cuyahoga County.   The year is October 1 to September 30.  (ES is Emergency Shelter and TS is Transitional Shelters)

2010

2011

2012

Numbers Served (ES & TH)

6844

8280

8428

Singles (# of Persons)

5347

6497

6612

Families (# of Households)

487

588

590

Newly Homeless

 

 

 

Singles

2309

3496

3210

Families

193

318

328

Emergency Shelter Bed Utilization (Based off Point-in-Time Count)

 

 

 

Singles

117%

98%

105%

Families

77%

94%

100%

Transitional Housing Bed Utilization (Based off Point-in-Time Count)

 

 

 

Singles

86%

89%

90%

Families

90%

106%

95%

Average Emergency Shelter Stay

 

 

 

Singles

46

28

20

Families

43

54

52

Average Transitional Housing Stay (Days)

 

 

 

Singles

245

246

174

Families

275

248

258

Leaving with income (All person's exiting with Non-cash and/or Cash income)

 

 

 

Singles

36%

43%

54%

Families

33%

38%

60%

Leaving with Earned Income (of total # of persons exiting with income, the number that claim earned income as the source)

 

 

 

Singles

15%

28%

22%

Families

38%

32%

23%

 

 

 

 

Singles : Total Percentage to Permanent Destinations:

15%

12%

10%

 

 

 

 

Families: Total Percentage to Permanent Destinations:

45%

33%

41%

 

 

 

 

TH to PH - % All Permanent Destinations (includes owned, rental, PSH, family, friends)

 

 

 

Singles: Total Percentage to Permanent Destinations:

64%

66%

68%

 

 

 

 

Families: Total Percentage to Permanent Destinations:

89%

78%

80%

 

 

 

 

Sub Populations - % of Total

 

 

 

Chronic Homeless (long term homeless)

591

321

636

Severely Mentally Ill

419

416

1762

Chronic Substance Abuse

915

792

1529

Veterans

378

349

634

AIDS

13

20

63

Domestic Violence victims

121

94

525