2016 NJCounts Point-In-Time Reports
NJCounts 2016 found 8,941 homeless men, women and children across the state of New Jersey. This showed a decrease of 1,279 persons (12.4%) from 2015. While the decrease shows progress, the count still shows the critical need for voucher and homeless assistance funding.
NJ Counts 2016 Overall Results
- 8,941 homeless men, women and children were counted across the state of New Jersey on the night of the Point-in-Time Count.
- This was an overall decrease of 1,270 persons, or 12.4%, compared to the 2015 count.
- 1,425 persons, in 1,249 households, were identified as chronically homeless, a decrease of 74 persons, or 4.9%, compared to the 2014.
- 1,442 persons were un-sheltered; up 48% from the 974 persons counted in 2015.
These are the reports for each County as well as the combined CoC’s. To compare and view the 2015 NJCounts reports click here.