South Carolina Homelessness Statistics
As of January 2020, South Carolina had an estimated 4287 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, 279 were family households, 428 were Veterans, 202 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 864 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.
Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated 12426 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 1769 students were unsheltered, 937 were in shelters, 1694 were inhotels/motels, and 8026 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.