15,850: Number of Utahns (0.06 percent of the population) predicted to be homeless at some point in 2008.

50 to 60 percent: Estimated percentage of homeless that are families.

28 percent: Increase in the number of homeless Utah families compared to 2007.

16 percent: Increase in the total number of homeless compared to 2007.

Source: Emergency shelter census; 2008 Homeless Count, State Division of Housing and Community Development