South Carolina Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2017, South Carolina had an estimated 3916 people experiencing homelessness as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of South Carolina homeless population statistic, 325 were family households, 480 were veterans, 173 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 824 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2016-2017 school year shows that the state of South Carolina had an estimated youth and children homeless population of 14140 with 1006 students still unsheltered. Of students who had a nighttime residence, 1581 were in shelters, 2130 were in hotels/motels, and 9423 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


  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness


  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness


  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness


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


  • Total Number of Homeless Students


  • Nighttime Residence: Usheltered


  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters


  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels


  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up


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