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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 2018-2019 school year shows that an estimated 12545 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 2098 students were unsheltered, 960 were in shelters, 1864 were inhotels/motels, and 7621 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.

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Homelessness Statistics for South Carolina

  • Total Homeless Population

    4287

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    279

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    428

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    864

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

    202

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    12545

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    1020

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    2098

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    960

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1864

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    7621

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