Homelessness Statistics for Wichita, TX

, Texas

Total Homeless persons in Wichita County Texas in 2019

243

There are an estimated 243 homeless individuals in Wichita County Texas. 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

22

There are 22 in Wichita that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

4

There are 4 in Wichita that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

158

There are 22 in Wichita that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

59

There are 22 in Wichita that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

8

There are 8 in Wichita that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

There are 1 in Wichita that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Wichita County Texas in 2019

9

There are an estimated 243 homeless individuals in Wichita County Texas. That is a 2% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Wichita County Texas

Total Chronic Homeless in Wichita County Texas

11

There are -8 less homeless individuals in Wichita County Texas than in 2018. That is a -42% 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

4

There are 8 in Wichita that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

7

There are 1 in Wichita that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Wichita County Texas

sheltered_veteran

Sheltered

14

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

8

Total Veteran Homeless

22

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

Youth Homelessness in Wichita County Texas

sheltered_youth

Sheltered

18

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

0

Total Homeless Youth

18

There are -17 more homeless youths in Wichita County Texas than in 2018. That is a -49% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Wichita County Texas

430

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

Total number of shelters in Wichita 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 387 emergency shelter beds in Wichita County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 14 Transitional Housing beds in Wichita 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 29 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Wichita 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 0 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Wichita County.

Wichita County, Texas Homeless Shelters and Services

4 Homeless Shelter Listings in Wichita County

Children's Aid Society of West Texas Inc.

Children's Aid Society of West Texas Inc.

Wichita Falls, TX

Provides emergency shelter to teens.Teen Emergency Shelter [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Faith Refuge Shelter for Women and Children

Faith Refuge Shelter for Women and Children

Wichita Falls, TX

Faith Refuge provides shelter for women and children experiencing homelessness and a one-year New Beginnings Recovery Program for women who are interested in overcoming addictions and inviting Ch [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Wichita Falls Faith Mission

Wichita Falls Faith Mission

Wichita Falls, TX

Faith Mission houses one main dormitory for men, four rooms for families with children, and dorms for those in either our New Beginnings or Faith Enterprise programs. In addition to providing sh [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Apr 6, 2020
Salvation Army Wichita Falls

Salvation Army Wichita Falls

Wichita Falls, TX

Provides temporary shelter for people who have no permanent housing. Also has day labor for residents.Our services here in Wichita Falls include feeding the hungry, sh [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Feb 27, 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
158
20
89
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


32
0


40
0


1
0


20
18
2015 Total 267 32 40 1 38
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
182
22
52
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


24
0


36
0


0
0


30
0
2016 Total 256 24 36 0 30
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
21
64
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


23
0


44
14


8
2


32
3
2017 Total 234 23 58 10 35
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
172
40
23
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


8
1


9
10


12
3


27
8
2018 Total 238 9 19 15 35
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
158
59
22
4


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


8
1


4
7


14
8


18
0
2019 Total 243 9 11 22 18
*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 0 0
2016 35 0.0% 1 36.9% 100.0%
2017 32 0.0% 0 30.9% 100.0%
2018 30 0.0% 6 48.2% 95.0%
2019 30 0.0% 290 51.2% 100.0%
*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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