AGRM’s 2014 Snapshot Survey

Homeless Statistical Comparison

Individuals Surveyed: 20,611 | Participating Missions: 133

  2014 2013  2012  2011 

Gender (of total mission population)





Male

73%

72%

72%

74%

Female

27%

28%

28%

26%






Age Groups (of total mission population)





Under 18

6%

6%

7%

7%

18–25

9%

9%

9%

9%

26–35

18%

18%

18%

18%

36–45

22%

22%

23%

25%

46–65

42%

41%

39%

39%

65+

4%

4%

3%

3%






Race/Ethnic Groups (of total mission population)





White/Caucasian

49%

49%

50%

50%

Black or African American

34%

32%

34%

34%

Hispanic, Latin, or Spanish origin

9%

11%

10%

9%

Asian

1%

1%

1%

1%

American Indian or Alaskan Native

3%

3%

2%

2%

Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander

1%

0%

0%

0%

Other or 2+ races

2%

4%

3%

3%






Single individuals (of total mission population)

86%

82%

81%

86%






Women/Children/Families (of family units identified)





Couples

20%

19%

23%

20%

Women with children

54%

52%

51%

52%

Men with children

11%

12%

11%

12%

Intact families

15%

17%

16%

17%






Veteran Status (of total mission population)





Veterans (male)

11%

11%

13%

13%

Veterans (female)

2%

1%

2%

1%






Homeless Status (of total mission population)





Not currently homeless

16%

19%

17%

17%

Currently homeless

84%

81%

83%

83%






Of currently homeless:





   Less than 3 months

31%

30%

30%

31%

   3 to 6 months

20%

21%

24%

21%

   6 months to 1 year

20%

19%

20%

20%

   More than 1 year

29%

30%

27%

27%






Never before homeless

37%

37%

34%

35%

Homeless once previously

24%

24%

26%

24%

Homeless twice previously

16%

16%

17%

17%

Homeless three-plus times previously

23%

23%

22%

24%






Other Information (of total mission population)





Struggles with mental illness

32%

31%

30%

30%

Victim of physical violence in last 12 months

20%

19%

24%

21%

Prefer spiritual emphasis in services

81%

79%

81%

80%

Comes daily to the mission

84%

81%

84%

82%