Homelessness Statistics for Bucks, PA

, Pennsylvania

Total Homeless persons in Bucks County Pennsylvania in 2019

359

There are an estimated 359 homeless individuals in Bucks County Pennsylvania. 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

203

There are 203 in Bucks that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

There are 0 in Bucks that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

135

There are 203 in Bucks that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

21

There are 203 in Bucks that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

66

There are 66 in Bucks that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

There are 0 in Bucks that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Bucks County Pennsylvania in 2019

66

There are an estimated 359 homeless individuals in Bucks County Pennsylvania. That is a -10% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Bucks County Pennsylvania

Total Chronic Homeless in Bucks County Pennsylvania

30

There are 5 more homeless individuals in Bucks County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a 20% 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

27

There are 66 in Bucks that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

3

There are 0 in Bucks that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Bucks County Pennsylvania

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Sheltered

5

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Unsheltered

1

Total Veteran Homeless

6

There are more homeless individuals in Bucks County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Bucks County Pennsylvania

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Sheltered

9

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

2

Total Homeless Youth

11

There are -2 more homeless youths in Bucks County Pennsylvania than in 2018. That is a -15% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Bucks County Pennsylvania

502

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

Total number of shelters in Bucks County Pennsylvania

6

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 94 emergency shelter beds in Bucks County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 197 Transitional Housing beds in Bucks 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 122 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Bucks 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 Bucks County.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania Homeless Shelters and Services

6 Homeless Shelter Listings in Bucks County

Home Front  Inc.

Home Front Inc.

Lawrenceville, NJ

Emergency Shelter Families only [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010
Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter

Bucks County Emergency Homeless Shelter

Levittown, PA

Emergency shelter for families and individuals; case managers assist with needed services; Provides emergency shelter, food, clothing and general information referrals. The shelter can house up to 85 [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 18, 2017
BUCKS Bucks County Opportunity Council

BUCKS Bucks County Opportunity Council

Doylestown, PA

This is not a homeless shelter, This is an area homeless resource. If you are in the area of BUCKS Bucks County Opportunity Council, call them for help regarding their Homeless Assistance Programs. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 28, 2011
AHTN Code Blue Shelter - Extreme Weather Shelter

AHTN Code Blue Shelter - Extreme Weather Shelter

Fairless Hills, PA

Interfaith organization providing seasonal shelter December - March during periods of extreme weather. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 22, 2011
Coalition to Shelter and Support the Homeless

Coalition to Shelter and Support the Homeless

Ottsville, PA

Emergency Shelter During Extreme Cold Only.The Central Bucks Code Blue Homeless Shelter opens at a different location each month from December 1st through March 31st. The shelter opens ba [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 14, 2017
Bucks County Housing Group

Bucks County Housing Group

Doylestown, PA

This is not a homeless shelter. It is housing services. Bucks County Housing Group (BCHG) works to advance the interests of people with low moderate income and [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 14, 2017

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
160
33
289
5


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


99
2


23
7


9
4


39
6
2015 Total 487 101 30 13 45
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
175
25
325
5


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


105
2


17
5


10
3


22
0
2016 Total 530 107 22 13 22
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
149
49
313
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


100
0


20
7


9
3


20
7
2017 Total 511 100 27 12 27
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
175
19
203
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


68
0


22
3


10
3


11
2
2018 Total 397 68 25 13 13
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
135
21
203
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


66
0


27
3


5
1


9
2
2019 Total 359 66 30 6 11
*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 234 3.1% 687 43.4% 93.9%
2016 214 3.9% 734 50.4% 89.4%
2017 233 1.9% 730 51.6% 91.4%
2018 219 1.4% 718 49.6% 94.3%
2019 188 2.4% 709 51.5% 93.2%
*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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