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Hate Crimes & Violence

Florida: Fact Sheet

 

Florida’s Homeless Population  

Total homeless population      

55599

Percent of state’s population that is homeless

.3%

State’s rank

8th

Hate Crimes Against the Homeless in Florida, 1999-2009

Number of cities where crimes occurred

46

Total number of deaths           

28

Total number of non-lethal attacks     

149

Hate Crimes & Violence Against the Homeless in Florida, 1999-2009

 

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

11 Year Total

Deaths

2

0

1

1

1

0

1

8

6

3

5

28

Non-lethal

0

2

2

3

5

4

31

40

25

26

11

149

Total

2

2

3

4

6

4

32

48

31

29

16

177

 

 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. “Point-in-Time Estimates from January 2009 of Homeless Population by State.” 2009 Annual Homeless Assessment Report.

Based on percent of total population that is homeless.

National Coalition for the Homeless. Hate Crimes Against the Homeless: America’s Growing Epidemic of Violence. 2010.

 

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