Homelessness Statistics for Travis, TX

, Texas

Total Homeless persons in Travis County Texas in 2019

2,255

There are an estimated 2,255 homeless individuals in Travis 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

541

There are 541 in Travis that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

13

There are 13 in Travis that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

628

There are 541 in Travis that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

1073

There are 541 in Travis that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

157

There are 157 in Travis that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

3

There are 3 in Travis that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Travis County Texas in 2019

160

There are an estimated 2,255 homeless individuals in Travis County Texas. That is a 5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Travis County Texas

Total Chronic Homeless in Travis County Texas

587

There are 103 more homeless individuals in Travis County Texas than in 2018. That is a 21% 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

183

There are 157 in Travis that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

404

There are 3 in Travis that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Travis County Texas

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

107

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Unsheltered

37

Total Veteran Homeless

144

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

Youth Homelessness in Travis County Texas

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

54

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

27

Total Homeless Youth

81

There are -17 more homeless youths in Travis County Texas than in 2018. That is a -17% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Travis County Texas

3,184

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

Total number of shelters in Travis County Texas

4

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 867 emergency shelter beds in Travis County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 317 Transitional Housing beds in Travis 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 1083 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Travis 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 727 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Travis County.

Travis County, Texas Homeless Shelters and Services

4 Homeless Shelter Listings in Travis County

Austin Resource Center for the Homeless - ARCH

Austin Resource Center for the Homeless - ARCH

Austin, TX

The Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) serves as the first point of entry into the homeless social service system for many of Austin’s adults exper [...]

Last Updated Ago Added May 19, 2021
Austin Shelter for Women and Children

Austin Shelter for Women and Children

Austin, TX

Provides shelter to Homeless Women and Children.Only women and children (boys up to the age of 17)Open everyday90-day stay period (transitional)Have kitchen services, ser [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Casa Marianella

Casa Marianella

Austin, TX

Provide emergency shelter and support to homeless immigrant women and their children.Shelter mainly for immigrants, but also an emergency shelterMostly single m [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Foundation For Homeless Austin

Foundation For Homeless Austin

Austin, TX

Provides: 30 - 90 day transitional center.Families with children ages up to 17 years old. Not an emergency shelter- must call and complete a pre-screening by phone. Then you must set [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 21, 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
607
659
558
8


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


172
2


131
346


129
109


45
50
2015 Total 1,832 174 477 238 95
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
704
809
618
7


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


179
3


170
566


150
107


67
44
2016 Total 2,138 182 736 257 111
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
629
831
573
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


170
1


169
370


102
67


51
47
2017 Total 2,036 171 539 169 98
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
587
1008
546
6


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


157
2


159
325


102
68


47
51
2018 Total 2,147 159 484 170 98
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
628
1073
541
13


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


157
3


183
404


107
37


54
27
2019 Total 2,255 160 587 144 81
*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 90 7.4% 3283 19.3% 94.2%
2016 96 7.0% 3494 27.0% 94.2%
2017 90 7.9% 3039 27.0% 93.8%
2018 86 7.9% 3339 29.2% 96.7%
2019 80 6.4% 3561 30.0% 97.1%
*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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