Homelessness Statistics for Tulsa, OK

, Oklahoma

Total Homeless persons in Tulsa County Oklahoma in 2019

1,188

There are an estimated 1,188 homeless individuals in Tulsa County Oklahoma. 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

217

There are 217 in Tulsa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

32

There are 32 in Tulsa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

675

There are 217 in Tulsa that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

264

There are 217 in Tulsa that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

71

There are 71 in Tulsa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

12

There are 12 in Tulsa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Tulsa County Oklahoma in 2019

83

There are an estimated 1,188 homeless individuals in Tulsa County Oklahoma. That is a 10% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Tulsa County Oklahoma

Total Chronic Homeless in Tulsa County Oklahoma

225

There are 70 more homeless individuals in Tulsa County Oklahoma than in 2018. That is a 45% 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

120

There are 71 in Tulsa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

105

There are 12 in Tulsa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Tulsa County Oklahoma

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

72

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

22

Total Veteran Homeless

94

There are more homeless individuals in Tulsa County Oklahoma than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Tulsa County Oklahoma

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

56

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

46

Total Homeless Youth

102

There are -20 more homeless youths in Tulsa County Oklahoma than in 2018. That is a -16% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Tulsa County Oklahoma

1,730

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

Total number of shelters in Tulsa County Oklahoma

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 482 emergency shelter beds in Tulsa County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 240 Transitional Housing beds in Tulsa 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 584 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Tulsa 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 424 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Tulsa County.

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Homeless Shelters and Services

7 Homeless Shelter Listings in Tulsa County

Day Center for the Homeless

Day Center for the Homeless

Tulsa, OK

The Day Center is the only organization in Tulsa providing shelter during the day. They also provide a night shelter for approximately 116 of the most vulnerable and at-risk segment of the homele [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 31, 2018
John 3:16 Mission

John 3:16 Mission

Tulsa, OK

Mens shelter. Provides clothing, meals, counseling, etcWhat You Need to Do (Arrival and Departure)To stay at the Mission overnight, you need to arrive befo [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 13, 2020
The Salvation Army - Emergency Shelter

The Salvation Army - Emergency Shelter

Tulsa, OK

Emergency 24 hour shelter for all. Meals provided. Program Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Check in time is 4:30 p.m. daily for Emergency Shelter Public meal is served daily at [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 15, 2017
Tulsa County Emergency Shelter

Tulsa County Emergency Shelter

Tulsa, OK

Emergency shelter for all, including families with children. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Youth Services

Youth Services

Tulsa, OK

Youth only shelter. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Mamas Transitional housing

Mamas Transitional housing

Tulsa, OK

Transitional housing for 90 days male or female singles ages 21 & up all bills paid,counseling & therapy provided if needed. Life skill classes provided must qualify.... [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 28, 2017
GUTS Church - Food Pantry (aka Distribution Center)

GUTS Church - Food Pantry (aka Distribution Center)

Tulsa, OK

Friday Groceries began in the fall of 2010, as a response to meeting the need for free meals for struggling families in the Tulsa community. What started as a distr [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 30, 2021

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
598
126
227
5


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


69
2


53
36


106
19


70
31
2015 Total 956 71 89 125 101
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
633
133
260
17


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


78
6


60
58


88
20


50
38
2016 Total 1,043 84 118 108 88
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
662
157
238
17


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


75
5


60
65


80
26


68
39
2017 Total 1,074 80 125 106 107
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
658
218
199
8


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


64
3


64
91


89
24


70
52
2018 Total 1,083 67 155 113 122
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
675
264
217
32


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


71
12


120
105


72
22


56
46
2019 Total 1,188 83 225 94 102
*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 84 10.5% 3442 88.4% 88.1%
2016 84 14.7% 3519 23.4% 89.6%
2017 89 8.5% 3402 74.0% 88.6%
2018 64 10.9% 3690 12.8% 96.4%
2019 59 9.6% 3733 10.8% 95.2%
*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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