Homelessness Statistics for Fort Bend, TX

, Texas

Total Homeless persons in Fort Bend County Texas in 2019

3,938

There are an estimated 3,938 homeless individuals in Fort Bend County Texas. That is a -5% 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

981

There are 981 in Fort Bend that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

0

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

Sheltered individuals

1343

There are 981 in Fort Bend that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1614

There are 981 in Fort Bend that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

316

There are 316 in Fort Bend that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

0

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

Total Homeless families in Fort Bend County Texas in 2019

316

There are an estimated 3,938 homeless individuals in Fort Bend County Texas. That is a -5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Fort Bend County Texas

Total Chronic Homeless in Fort Bend County Texas

616

There are -28 less homeless individuals in Fort Bend County Texas than in 2018. That is a -4% 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

134

There are 316 in Fort Bend that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

482

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

Veteran Homelessness in Fort Bend County Texas

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

181

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

194

Total Veteran Homeless

375

There are more homeless individuals in Fort Bend County Texas than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Fort Bend County Texas

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

147

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

89

Total Homeless Youth

236

There are 34 more homeless youths in Fort Bend County Texas than in 2018. That is a 17% increase.

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Fort Bend County Texas

9,547

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

Total number of shelters in Fort Bend County Texas

2

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 1846 emergency shelter beds in Fort Bend County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 868 Transitional Housing beds in Fort Bend 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 5494 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Fort Bend 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 1314 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Fort Bend County.

Fort Bend County, Texas Homeless Shelters and Services

2 Homeless Shelter Listings in Fort Bend County

Fort Bend County Women's Center

Fort Bend County Women's Center

Richmond, TX

Emergency Domestic violence shelter for Women and Children - undisclosed locationOur services include our 24 hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter, counseling, legal and medical sup [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Parks Youth Ranch

Parks Youth Ranch

Richmond, TX

Parks Youth Ranch is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization serving abused and neglected youth by providing a safe, supportive, and structured environment. Parks Yo [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 9, 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
1430
1936
1229
14


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


383
7


48
543


339
224


148
177
2015 Total 4,609 390 591 563 325
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
1869
1186
966
10


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


323
3


127
384


376
147


162
77
2016 Total 4,031 326 511 523 239
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
1562
1108
915
20


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


310
9


247
282


315
90


118
65
2017 Total 3,605 319 529 405 183
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
1548
1614
981
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


340
0


208
436


225
218


132
70
2018 Total 4,143 340 644 443 202
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
1343
1614
981
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


316
0


134
482


181
194


147
89
2019 Total 3,938 316 616 375 236
*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 93 13.3% 11818 45.2% 92.7%
2016 87 11.2% 11049 29.2% 91.7%
2017 84 9.6% 10416 27.1% 92.3%
2018 82 12.7% 10894 28.1% 92.7%
2019 97 11.7% 8752 32.6% 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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