ERIC Number: ED458341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Emergency and Transitional Shelter Population: 2000. Census 2000 Special Reports.
Smith, Annetta C.; Smith, Denise I.
This report presents tabulations from Census 2000 data on people enumerated at emergency and transitional shelters. This includes shelters for people experiencing homelessness; shelters for children who are runaways, neglected, or without conventional housing; transitional shelters for people without conventional housing; and hotels and motels used to provide shelter for people without conventional housing. The report provides data on the following issues: who the people are without conventional housing in Census 2000; how people experiencing homelessness are included in Census 2000; to what extent the service-based enumeration operation provides a count of the population experiencing homelessness or of the population using services; important issues to consider when reviewing the population data for emergency and transitional shelters; Census 2000 data on the emergency and transitional shelter population; characteristics of the population in emergency and transitional shelters in Census 2000; and information for counties and census tracts on the population in emergency and transitional shelters that is available on the Internet. (SM)
Descriptors: Children, Homeless People, Hotels, Housing Needs, Population Trends, Runaways, Tables (Data)
For full text: http://www.census.gov/prod/2001pubs/censr01-2.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Washington, DC. Economics and Statistics Administration.