Homelessness Statistics for Honolulu, HI

, Hawaii

Total Homeless persons in Honolulu County Hawaii in 2019

4,417

There are an estimated 4,417 homeless individuals in Honolulu County Hawaii. That is a -2% 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

1031

There are 1031 in Honolulu that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

290

There are 290 in Honolulu that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

983

There are 1031 in Honolulu that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

2113

There are 1031 in Honolulu that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

254

There are 254 in Honolulu that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

71

There are 71 in Honolulu that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Honolulu County Hawaii in 2019

325

There are an estimated 4,417 homeless individuals in Honolulu County Hawaii. That is a -2% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Honolulu County Hawaii

Total Chronic Homeless in Honolulu County Hawaii

1042

There are 30 more homeless individuals in Honolulu County Hawaii than in 2018. That is a 3% 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

189

There are 254 in Honolulu that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

853

There are 71 in Honolulu that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Honolulu County Hawaii

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

185

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

199

Total Veteran Homeless

384

There are more homeless individuals in Honolulu County Hawaii than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Honolulu County Hawaii

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

65

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

116

Total Homeless Youth

181

There are 38 more homeless youths in Honolulu County Hawaii than in 2018. That is a 27% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Honolulu County Hawaii

5,601

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

Total number of shelters in Honolulu County Hawaii

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 1232 emergency shelter beds in Honolulu County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 1017 Transitional Housing beds in Honolulu 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 2460 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Honolulu 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 832 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Honolulu County.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Homeless Shelters and Services

3 Homeless Shelter Listings in Honolulu County

Family Promise of Hawaii

Family Promise of Hawaii

Kailua, HI

[...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
IHS, The Institute for Human Services

IHS, The Institute for Human Services

Honolulu, HI

Emergency shelter for men, women and families.Providing individuals and families with short-term stabilization through shelter options that lead to permanent housing [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 10, 2018
Next Step Shelter

Next Step Shelter

Honolulu, HI

The shelter is inside a warehouse in the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako. The shelter is accessible through a gated entrance located on Ilalo Street near Forrest Avenue. There is a sign for the shelt [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 16, 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
909
1654
2055
285


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


485
71


135
644


240
227


50
106
2015 Total 4,903 556 779 467 156
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
923
1874
1844
299


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


436
77


107
887


224
189


57
111
2016 Total 4,940 513 994 413 168
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
1013
2099
1622
225


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


399
59


137
900


214
235


50
160
2017 Total 4,959 458 1,037 449 210
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
989
1916
1361
229


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


340
67


161
851


212
195


39
104
2018 Total 4,495 407 1,012 407 143
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
983
2113
1031
290


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


254
71


189
853


185
199


65
116
2019 Total 4,417 325 1,042 384 181
*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 349 7.5% 3691 59.1% 94.4%
2016 250 7.2% 3466 60.0% 95.2%
2017 227 10.5% 3799 59.9% 95.0%
2018 211 5.3% 3382 59.5% 94.4%
2019 202 7.0% 3381 58.4% 95.0%
*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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