Housing Census and Meals Served

8/15/2017 (Jim Willhight).  

The twelve month meal count (annual rolling total) continues the increase with 83,228 meals served for the Period August 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017.

This continues the upward trend that we have seen since December 2016 .  The number of meals served the first seven months of the 2017 are 9% higher than the same seven month period in 2016.

Also trending up, the need for housing, as our housing census (annual bed nights) totals top 33,300 for the 12 month period  ending July 31, 2017,

Table 1:  Albany Helping Hands Meals Served. See data definitions and color coding below .

Table 1:  Albany Helping Hands Meals Served. See data definitions and color coding below .

Table 1: Albany Helping Hands Meals Served

Data Content Key:    

  • Column 1 - Month Reported
  • Column 2- Monthly Meals. Total Meals served for reporting month
  • Column 3- 12 Month Rolling Total.  Total number of meals served over previous 12 month period ending on last day of reporting month.  For example, 83,228 meals for period August 1 2016 to July 31, 2017.
  • Column 4- 12 Month Rolling monthly average.  The monthly average for the 12 month rolling period (above). The 83,228 meals annually, divided by 12 is an average meals served per month, 6,936
  • Column 5-  6 Month Rolling Total.  Total number of meals served over previous 6 month period ending on last day of reporting month.  For example, 43,2918 meals for period February 1,  2017 to July 31, 2017.
  • Column 6 - 6 Month Rolling monthly average.  The monthly average for the 6 month rolling period (above) is 7,215. 
  • Column 7-  3 Month Rolling Total.  Total number of meals served over previous 3 month period ending on last day of reporting month.  For example, 21,170 meals for period May 1,  2017 to July 31, 2017.
  • Column 8-  3 Month Rolling monthly average.  The monthly average for the 3 month rolling period.

Color Coding Key:

Each column of data is coded by color according to the monthly count total. Lowest to highest are: green, light green, yellow, orange, red, and dark red.  For example, in the monthly Meals column we see data from October 2015 to January 2016 we see orange and red key, noting the high meal counts for those months.  Likewise from April 2016 to September 2016 we see greens and light green, indicating the dip in the number of meals served.

Meals Served Monthly

To view data for each month, point at plot point (the dots) for the month desired and the value will display in pop up.

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12 Month Rolling Total Meals Served

Total meals served for previous 12 month period (365 days) ending on date noted. This is a 365 rolling total. For example May 31, 2017 data reports 81,723 meals served duiring the period June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017. Note the upward trend since January 2017.
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3 month Rolling Average of Meals Served Monthly

The 3 month rolling monthly average displaying the seasonal swing.

Average Number Housed Daily

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Annual Bed Nights (12 Month Rolling Total)

Note upward trend since the first of the year. Since March annual night beds rolling total has been over 32,000.

Meals Served Quarterly