The Numbers

Point in Time Survey:

The following reflects the data collected during the 2021 Point-in-Time (PIT) a "snapshot" count of those experiencing homelessness on one night during the last two weeks of January (in 2021, the PIT was conducted on January 27).  This is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The table below provides a comparison of the past five years.

Household and individuals Experiencing Homelessness
Identified During the Point in Time Count
CATEGORY 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Percent Change
2017-2021
Percent Change
2020-2021
Total Number Counted 894 840 647 670 577 -35% -14%
Total Individuals 616 568 441 487 480 -22% -1%
Total Number of Families 86 85 61 61 29 -66% -52%
Total Persons in Families 278 272 206 183 97 -65% -47%
Total Adults in Families 107 92 76 70 34 -68% -51%
Total Children in Families 171 280 130 113 63 -63% -44%

The number of households with children headed by transition age youth (18-24 years old) decreased 46% from 46 persons in 2020 to 25 during the 2021 enumeration.  This is an 11% decrease from the 2019 enumeration.  


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A person experiencing homelessness