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South Carolina Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, South Carolina had an estimated 4172 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, 275 were family households, 462 were Veterans, 216 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 942 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.

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Homelessness Statistics for South Carolina

  • Total Homeless Population

    4172

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    275

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    462

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    942

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    216

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    12426

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    1136

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    1769

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    937

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1694

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    8026

Contact Info on Homelessness for South Carolina

USICH Contact - Regional Coordinator

Joe Savage

(202) 494-1219

State Interagency Council

Anita Floyd

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State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts