Homelessness Statistics for Humboldt, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Humboldt County California in 2019

1,702

There are an estimated 1,702 homeless individuals in Humboldt County California. That is a 142% change from 2018.

The homelessness statistics listed are collected from HUD and from the Homeless Shelter Directory database for 2019

Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals in families

110

There are 110 in Humboldt that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

14

There are 14 in Humboldt that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

190

There are 110 in Humboldt that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1388

There are 110 in Humboldt that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

35

There are 35 in Humboldt that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

3

There are 3 in Humboldt that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Humboldt County California in 2019

38

There are an estimated 1,702 homeless individuals in Humboldt County California. That is a 142% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Humboldt County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Humboldt County California

454

There are 105 more homeless individuals in Humboldt County California than in 2018. That is a 30% increase.

What is Chronic Homeless?

Chronic homelessness refers to people who have found themselves experiencing homelessness repeatedly and is often accompanied with mental ilness or substance abuse.

Chronically homeless individuals have been on the streets for a long time, potentially years.

Sheltered Chronic

Sheltered chronic

65

There are 35 in Humboldt that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

389

There are 3 in Humboldt that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Humboldt County California

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Sheltered

47

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Unsheltered

19

Total Veteran Homeless

66

There are more homeless individuals in Humboldt County California than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Humboldt County California

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Sheltered

19

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

69

Total Homeless Youth

88

There are 18 more homeless youths in Humboldt County California than in 2018. That is a 26% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Humboldt County California

545

This figure represents the total number of beds available in all categories of Housing.

Total number of shelters in Humboldt County California

4

What are Emergency Shelters?

Emergency Shelters are places where the homeless can find a safe place to stay in case of sudden loss of housing. There are about 299 emergency shelter beds in Humboldt County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 97 Transitional Housing beds in Humboldt County.

What is Permanent Supportive Housing?

Permanent Supportive Housing is a long-term housing service for the elderly or vulnurable population struggling to stay above the poverty line. There are about 56 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Humboldt County.

What is Rapid Re-Housing?

Rapid re-housing is a short-term rental assistance service with the purpose of helping people obtain housing quickly, increase self- sufficiency, and stay housed. There are about 93 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Humboldt County.

Humboldt, California Homeless Shelters and Services

4 Listings in city

YSB Our House Shelter

YSB Our House Shelter

Eureka, CA

Temporary three week shelter for youth ages 12-17. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 10, 2011
Arcata House

Arcata House

Arcata, CA

Services Provided: 1. Night Shelter. The Arcata Night Shelter is a 20 bed emergency shelter facility for single adults. There are separate dorms designated for women and for men. The [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 31, 2014
Eureka Mission Men's Emergency Overnight Shelter

Eureka Mission Men's Emergency Overnight Shelter

Eureka, CA

Shelter Hours: Doors open 7 days a week at 5:30pm Meals: Breakfast: Weekdays - 6am, Weekends - 7am Dinner: Every day at 6:30pm Chapel Service(s): [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 31, 2014
Women and Children's Emergency Overnight Shelter

Women and Children's Emergency Overnight Shelter

Eureka, CA

Emergency shelter and transitional housing. Intake before 5:00pm (preferably) or later in case of emergency. Shelter Hours: Open 7 days a week / Closed Sat. between 8am & 2pm [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 31, 2014

Point-In-Time Count Summary

Total Homeless Total Families Total Chronic Total Veterans Total Youth
2015
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
133
889
111
47


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


34
20


10
362


53
92


32
84
2015 Total 1,180 54 372 145 116
2016
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
100
889
98
47


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


35
20


0
362


39
92


18
84
2016 Total 1,134 55 362 131 102
2017
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
266
401
59
33


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


19
11


42
260


51
40


38
44
2017 Total 759 30 302 91 82
2018
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
204
401
65
33


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


21
11


89
260


66
40


26
44
2018 Total 703 32 349 106 70
2019
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
190
1388
110
14


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


35
3


65
389


47
19


19
69
2019 Total 1,702 38 454 66 88
*Key
  • SI: Individuals in shelters
  • UI: Unsheltered individuals
  • IFS: Individuals in families shelters
  • UIF : Unsheltered individuals in families
  • S: Sheltered
  • H: Homeless

Homelessness Behavioral and Performance Statistics

Avg days* Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Return rate* Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months 1st time* Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Temp 2 Perm* Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Supp 2 Perm* Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH
2015 111 9.3% 668 39.7% 94.3%
2016 125 5.3% 506 41.1% 89.9%
2017 124 5.2% 460 44.5% 90.2%
2018 176 8.1% 412 50.5% 84.9%
2019 114 5.3% 540 47.0% 98.0%
*Key
  • Avg days: Average Length of Time Homeless (days)
  • Return rate: Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months
  • 1st time: Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time
  • Temp 2 Perm : Rate People Exit from Emergency Shelters, Supportive Housing, Transitional Housing, and Rapid Re-housing to Permanent Housing
  • Supportive 2 Perm: Rate People in Permanent Supportive Housing and Other Permanent Housing Retain or Exit to Permanent Housing

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