Homelessness Statistics for Cobb, GA

, Georgia

Total Homeless persons in Cobb County Georgia in 2019

451

There are an estimated 451 homeless individuals in Cobb County Georgia. That is a 17% 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

134

There are 134 in Cobb that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

11

There are 11 in Cobb that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

190

There are 134 in Cobb that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

116

There are 134 in Cobb that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

41

There are 41 in Cobb that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

4

There are 4 in Cobb that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Cobb County Georgia in 2019

45

There are an estimated 451 homeless individuals in Cobb County Georgia. That is a 17% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Cobb County Georgia

Total Chronic Homeless in Cobb County Georgia

58

There are 17 more homeless individuals in Cobb County Georgia than in 2018. That is a 41% 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

11

There are 41 in Cobb that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

47

There are 4 in Cobb that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Cobb County Georgia

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

16

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

18

Total Veteran Homeless

34

There are more homeless individuals in Cobb County Georgia than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Cobb County Georgia

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

8

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

4

Total Homeless Youth

12

There are 1 more homeless youths in Cobb County Georgia than in 2018. That is a 9% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Cobb County Georgia

846

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

Total number of shelters in Cobb County Georgia

3

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 151 emergency shelter beds in Cobb County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 156 Transitional Housing beds in Cobb 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 450 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Cobb 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 89 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Cobb County.

Cobb County, Georgia Homeless Shelters and Services

3 Homeless Shelter Listings in Cobb County

Elizabeth Inn Emergency Shelter (Marietta)

Elizabeth Inn Emergency Shelter (Marietta)

Marietta, GA

Shelter for men women and children. Please arrive no earlier than 4:30 pm daily to stand in line. Space is limited and is offered on a first come first served basis, depending on availability. The [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 4, 2016
Center for Family Resources Housing Assistance

Center for Family Resources Housing Assistance

Marietta, GA

The Center for Family Resources places families in their own apartments, providing safety and security away from a group shelter environment. CFR's housing programs provide affordable, independen [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 7, 2018
The Center For Family Resources

The Center For Family Resources

Marietta, GA

Services Provided: Assistance with: Rent, utilities, prescriptions, emergency shelter, employment services, life management skills, budget counseling, and food pantry available. Hours of [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 14, 2015

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
139
69
185
22


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


61
7


8
34


10
12


7
1
2015 Total 415 68 42 22 8
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
136
69
178
22


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


61
7


2
34


9
12


9
1
2016 Total 405 68 36 21 10
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
132
104
153
14


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


42
4


18
33


7
14


7
2
2017 Total 403 46 51 21 9
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
141
104
125
14


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


40
4


8
33


11
14


9
2
2018 Total 384 44 41 25 11
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
116
134
11


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


41
4


11
47


16
18


8
4
2019 Total 451 45 58 34 12
*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 91 6.1% 1075 58.2% 89.0%
2016 75 4.6% 1166 51.8% 94.3%
2017 62 4.9% 1182 48.5% 92.6%
2018 56 4.1% 1316 47.4% 91.6%
2019 51 4.6% 1469 40.7% 95.4%
*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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