Homelessness Statistics for Sacramento, CA

, California

Total Homeless persons in Sacramento County California in 2019

5,561

There are an estimated 5,561 homeless individuals in Sacramento County California. That is a 54% 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

565

There are 565 in Sacramento that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

567

There are 567 in Sacramento that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

1096

There are 565 in Sacramento that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

3333

There are 565 in Sacramento that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

175

There are 175 in Sacramento that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

195

There are 195 in Sacramento that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Sacramento County California in 2019

370

There are an estimated 5,561 homeless individuals in Sacramento County California. That is a 54% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Sacramento County California

Total Chronic Homeless in Sacramento County California

1412

There are 254 more homeless individuals in Sacramento County California than in 2018. That is a 22% 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

380

There are 175 in Sacramento that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

1032

There are 195 in Sacramento that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Sacramento County California

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

179

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

488

Total Veteran Homeless

667

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

Youth Homelessness in Sacramento County California

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

152

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

219

Total Homeless Youth

371

There are 132 more homeless youths in Sacramento County California than in 2018. That is a 55% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Sacramento County California

6,168

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

Total number of shelters in Sacramento County California

9

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 944 emergency shelter beds in Sacramento County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 682 Transitional Housing beds in Sacramento 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 3266 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Sacramento 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 743 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Sacramento County.

Sacramento County, California Homeless Shelters and Services

9 Homeless Shelter Listings in Sacramento County

Next Move Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center

Next Move Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center

Sacramento, CA

Family Shelter ProgramOur 55 bed Family Shelter provides short-term emergency housing and supportive services to 13 homeless families for up to 30 days. S [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 6, 2020
St. John's Shelter Program for Women and Children

St. John's Shelter Program for Women and Children

Sacramento, CA

Women and Children Shelter. The only Shelter in Sacramento County that prioritizes women with children. We did not post the address per request of the shelter.When a f [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 31, 2019
Volunteers of America - Open Arms

Volunteers of America - Open Arms

Sacramento, CA

Open Arms is an innovative shelter program for persons with HIV or living with AIDS. We offer a nurturing environment to heal and wok on the issues that caused the homelessness. This is a 90 day progr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 24, 2015
Union Gospel Mission

Union Gospel Mission

Sacramento, CA

9,000 Meals are served monthly, Food Boxes are given out weekly and on major holidays to families and seniors in need.84 men are sheltered each evening.6:30pm to 6:45pm bed sign up f [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 8, 2016
Volunteers of America Housing and Shelter Services Sacramento

Volunteers of America Housing and Shelter Services Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

Crisis Response HousingVolunteers of America operates crisis response shelters for homeless families, men and women in Sacrament. These shelters keep clie [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 8, 2016
Salvation Army Shelter Emergency Lodge Sacramento

Salvation Army Shelter Emergency Lodge Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

1 PM (M-F) bed sign-up - Women only1 PM (M-F) bed sign-up - Men onlyDinner, breakfast & clothing for residents [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jul 28, 2017
Sacramento Loaves & Fishes

Sacramento Loaves & Fishes

Sacramento, CA

Daytime drop-in shelter for single women and families offering breakfast, showers, diapers and baby food, menstrual and incontinence supplies, and resource counseling. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 4, 2019
Francis House Center Family Shelter

Francis House Center Family Shelter

Sacramento, CA

Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Direct Services: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM - [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 4, 2020
Rancho Cordova HART

Rancho Cordova HART

Rancho Cordova, CA

HART is a group of congregations, businesses and individuals who care about those in Rancho Cordova who are currently without a home. Together we aim to be a resource for the homeless and ultimately t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 23, 2018

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
1014
911
697
37


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


227
11


153
313


171
142


96
150
2015 Total 2,659 238 466 313 246
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
1010
911
542
37


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


183
11


194
313


166
142


100
150
2016 Total 2,500 194 507 308 250
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
1041
2035
572
17


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


180
6


288
803


142
327


87
118
2017 Total 3,665 186 1,091 469 205
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
1069
2035
500
17


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


155
6


355
803


165
327


121
118
2018 Total 3,621 161 1,158 492 239
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
1096
3333
565
567


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


175
195


380
1032


179
488


152
219
2019 Total 5,561 370 1,412 667 371
*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 130 7.8% 3640 61.6% 95.5%
2016 125 9.6% 3941 56.0% 96.1%
2017 121 10.5% 5138 42.4% 97.3%
2018 130 7.5% 5453 40.5% 97.7%
2019 144 7.5% 5206 41.8% 97.4%
*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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