Daily Archives: March 20, 2015

A Closer Look

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Story by Scott Myers and Katie Cassaro

  Last week we looked at some statistics about homelessness in Summit County from the Continuum of Care’s 2013 Point in Time Count.  Let’s look a little more closely at a few more statistics.

Total Number of Homeless Individuals in Summit County

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

824 740 820 859 857 813 862 870

  Until 2014 the numbers seem to depict a pretty stable system with some random variation.  20103 and 2013 show essentially the same number, as do 2009 and 2012.

  On the other hand, the two highest counts occurred in the two most recent years.  Does this indicate a trend? Continue reading