Homelessness Statistics for Kings, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Kings County California in 2019

1,064

There are an estimated 1,064 homeless individuals in Kings County California. That is a 10% 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

101

There are 101 in Kings that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

34

There are 34 in Kings that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

188

There are 101 in Kings that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

741

There are 101 in Kings that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

32

There are 32 in Kings that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

9

There are 9 in Kings that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Kings County California in 2019

41

There are an estimated 1,064 homeless individuals in Kings County California. That is a 10% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Kings County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Kings County California

304

There are 18 more homeless individuals in Kings County California than in 2018. That is a 6% 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

10

There are 32 in Kings that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

294

There are 9 in Kings that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Kings County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

10

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

60

Total Veteran Homeless

70

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

Youth Homelessness in Kings County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

29

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

36

Total Homeless Youth

65

There are -7 more homeless youths in Kings County California than in 2018. That is a -10% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Kings County California

770

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

Total number of shelters in Kings 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 234 emergency shelter beds in Kings County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 171 Transitional Housing beds in Kings 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 260 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Kings 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 105 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Kings County.

Kings County, California Homeless Shelters and Services

2 Homeless Shelter Listings in Kings County

Kings Gospel Mission Men's Shelter

Kings Gospel Mission Men's Shelter

Hanford, CA

Men’s Overnight Shelter. Hours: 6pm – 7am Dailyc.Kings Gospel Mission is the only organization in Kings County that provides hot meals and overnight accommodatio [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 7, 2020
Kings Gospel Mission Women's Shelter

Kings Gospel Mission Women's Shelter

Hanford, CA

Shelter for women. First come, first serve. Every night at 6pm, but lines normally start at 3pm. 6 beds for women at this shelter. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 7, 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
283
442
134
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


46
1


12
326


11
40


42
24
2015 Total 862 47 338 51 66
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
199
447
127
19


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


39
6


13
228


4
33


29
21
2016 Total 792 45 241 37 50
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
249
483
105
16


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


32
5


17
231


15
30


30
26
2017 Total 853 37 248 45 56
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
185
638
130
14


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


40
5


12
274


6
40


23
49
2018 Total 967 45 286 46 72
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
188
741
101
34


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


32
9


10
294


10
60


29
36
2019 Total 1,064 41 304 70 65
*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 98 3.0% 1067 48.8% 88.6%
2016 111 8.0% 1083 37.5% 89.1%
2017 73 9.4% 1396 30.9% 94.3%
2018 80 13.3% 1248 41.5% 95.1%
2019 112 11.9% 1488 40.8% 93.2%
*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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