Homelessness Statistics for Escambia, FL

, Florida

Total Homeless persons in Escambia County Florida in 2019

518

There are an estimated 518 homeless individuals in Escambia County Florida. That is a -18% 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

37

There are 37 in Escambia that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

8

There are 8 in Escambia that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

304

There are 37 in Escambia that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

169

There are 37 in Escambia that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

11

There are 11 in Escambia that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

3

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

Total Homeless families in Escambia County Florida in 2019

14

There are an estimated 518 homeless individuals in Escambia County Florida. That is a -18% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Escambia County Florida

Total Chronic Homeless in Escambia County Florida

47

There are -31 less homeless individuals in Escambia County Florida than in 2018. That is a -40% drop .

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

7

There are 11 in Escambia that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

40

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

Veteran Homelessness in Escambia County Florida

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

40

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

24

Total Veteran Homeless

64

There are more homeless individuals in Escambia County Florida than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Escambia County Florida

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

29

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

6

Total Homeless Youth

35

There are 6 more homeless youths in Escambia County Florida than in 2018. That is a 21% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Escambia County Florida

1,081

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

Total number of shelters in Escambia County Florida

7

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 268 emergency shelter beds in Escambia County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 439 Transitional Housing beds in Escambia 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 345 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Escambia 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 15 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Escambia County.

Escambia County, Florida Homeless Shelters and Services

7 Homeless Shelter Listings in Escambia County

Alfred Washburn Center

Alfred Washburn Center

Pensacola, FL

Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays8:30am to 1pm. The Center provides food, showers, laundry facilities, clothing and [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 15, 2020
Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes

Pensacola, FL

EMERGENCY FAMILY SHELTERLoaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen opened its Emergency Family Shelter to house families on a temporary basis in May 1991.We pro [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 20, 2020
Salvation Army Lodge

Salvation Army Lodge

Pensacola, FL

- Closed for renovations as of Feb 2019.. Check to see if currently open.Provides Shelter for men and women. Emergency and Transitional Shelter which houses and [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 21, 2020
The Waterfront Rescue Mission

The Waterfront Rescue Mission

Pensacola, FL

Men only overnight shelter. Check in between 4 to 6pm Day services: Mondays through Fridays 6-8am limited. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 5, 2020
Heavenly Blessings Mission

Heavenly Blessings Mission

Pensacola, FL

Accepts men and women. Christian-based shelter for anyone needing a place to stay.Heavenly Blessings Ministries is a non-profit organization that mainly focuses on s [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 1, 2021
M-Power House - Youth shelter ages: 16 to 21 years

M-Power House - Youth shelter ages: 16 to 21 years

Pensacola , FL

Call for application into transitional housing program for homeless youth ages16-21. M-Power serves teens and young adults who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and those who [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 5, 2019
Women and Children Cold Weather Shelter

Women and Children Cold Weather Shelter

Pensacola, FL

Open Dec 1 - Mar 1 for temps below 40 degrees.Hours when open: 6pm - 8:30pm. Provides Hot meal, shower, bed, b [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2019

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
417
457
121
19


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


33
7


128
91


122
45


40
145
2015 Total 1,014 40 219 167 185
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
444
171
172
11


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


53
4


134
55


86
26


46
6
2016 Total 798 57 189 112 52
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
369
250
132
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


41
3


28
104


76
41


33
10
2017 Total 758 44 132 117 43
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
329
138
158
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


41
3


31
47


84
19


18
11
2018 Total 632 44 78 103 29
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
304
169
37
8


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


11
3


7
40


40
24


29
6
2019 Total 518 14 47 64 35
*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 92 5.3% 2551 29.2% 73.3%
2016 71 6.3% 2768 29.7% 88.4%
2017 137 6.5% 2425 26.2% 83.9%
2018 171 8.2% 2040 30.4% 77.5%
2019 195 8.5% 1763 24.3%
*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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