Homelessness Statistics for Imperial, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Imperial County California in 2019

1,413

There are an estimated 1,413 homeless individuals in Imperial County California. That is a -5% 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

92

There are 92 in Imperial that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

201

There are 201 in Imperial that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

96

There are 92 in Imperial that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1024

There are 92 in Imperial that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

30

There are 30 in Imperial that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

36

There are 36 in Imperial that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Imperial County California in 2019

66

There are an estimated 1,413 homeless individuals in Imperial County California. That is a -5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Imperial County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Imperial County California

399

There are 369 more homeless individuals in Imperial County California than in 2018. That is a 1230% 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

0

There are 30 in Imperial that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

399

There are 36 in Imperial that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Imperial County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

1

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

60

Total Veteran Homeless

61

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

Youth Homelessness in Imperial County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

9

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

60

Total Homeless Youth

69

There are -27 more homeless youths in Imperial County California than in 2018. That is a -28% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Imperial County California

763

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

Total number of shelters in Imperial County California

2

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 94 emergency shelter beds in Imperial County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 154 Transitional Housing beds in Imperial 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 48 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Imperial 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 467 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Imperial County.

Imperial County, California Homeless Shelters and Services

2 Homeless Shelter Listings in Imperial County

Our Lady of Guadalupe Men's Shelter

Our Lady of Guadalupe Men's Shelter

Calexico, CA

A Homeless Men's Services facility located in Calexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe Shelter provides shelter and meals for homeless men for up to three months. Additional services include case management, e [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 12, 2011
Calexico Housing Authority Transitional Homeless Housing

Calexico Housing Authority Transitional Homeless Housing

Calexico, CA

Provides a traditional housing program for homeless individuals working toward self-sufficiency. Provides housing for 1 to 2 years for homeless people who are looking for work or going to school. Prog [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 9, 2020

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
90
342
100
22


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


32
6


16
146


1
7


1
20
2015 Total 554 38 162 8 21
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
28
252
100
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


40
0


0
60


1
11


6
31
2016 Total 380 40 60 12 37
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
60
974
68
52


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


21
18


3
85


0
21


4
20
2017 Total 1,154 39 88 21 24
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
40
1271
120
62


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
16


1
29


3
127


20
76
2018 Total 1,493 58 30 130 96
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
96
1024
92
201


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


30
36


0
399


1
60


9
60
2019 Total 1,413 66 399 61 69
*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 74 10.0% 333 75.1%
2016 41 8.6% 405 86.7%
2017 73 10.6% 331 91.3%
2018 76 13.4% 427 84.9%
2019 71 13.5% 332 69.8%
*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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