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Homeless Counts in Los Angeles County
By City, 2018 & 2019

Homeless in Los Angeles County

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Also see: Homelessness in Los Angeles County.


Point-in-Time Homeless Count Data

These numbers were reported as part of the 2018 and 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Counts by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. These counts represent a specific point-in-time in January of each year and are not representative of the total number of persons experiencing homelessness throughout the year. For both 2018 and 2019 counts, these breakdowns (except for the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County total) do not include unsheltered transition age youth (age 18-24), persons sheltered in domestic violence programs, nor persons sheltered through motel vouchers.

Permanent Housing Placements includes persons that have moved into permanent housing during the report period (through either rapid re-housing, permanent supportive housing, or other permanent destinations).

Further information on the homeless count and additional breakdowns for both 2018 and 2019 can be found on the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority website.

Homeless Population Counts in Los Angeles County by City

City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Los Angeles County --- 52,765 58,936 56,166 11,914
Agoura Hills 2 2 - 8 4
Alhambra 3 52 68 117 39
Arcadia 3 15 77 39 3
Artesia 7 16 24 17 8
Avalon 8 42 34 1 -
Azusa 3 143 325 170 41
Baldwin Park 3 289 273 130 33
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Bell 7 139 504 710 238
Bell Gardens 7 101 140 81 13
Bellflower 7 135 148 398 118
Beverly Hills 5 18 19 41 14
Bradbury 3 - - 1 -
Burbank 2 200 282 213 46
Calabasas 2 4 5 11 -
Carson 8 469 326 226 62
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Cerritos 7 58 53 32 9
Claremont 3 28 27 25 8
Commerce 7 490 295 66 17
Compton 6 342 424 733 167
Covina 3 98 220 227 47
Cudahy 7 32 76 31 20
Culver City 5 117 236 285 69
Diamond Bar 3 4 4 6 7
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Downey 7 180 174 240 55
Duarte 3 15 29 38 13
El Monte 3 517 428 637 231
El Segundo 8 14 19 30 12
Gardena 8 47 76 296 80
Glendale 2 ---(1) ---(1) 545 112
Glendora 3 60 64 45 7
Hawaiian Gardens 7 27 86 50 15
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Hawthorne 8 149 108 301 58
Hermosa Beach 8 23 25 21 5
Hidden Hills 2 1 - 1 -
Huntington Park 7 309 195 133 32
Industry 3 69 149 19 7
Inglewood 8 510 461 781 221
Irwindale 3 24 112 52 10
La Cañada Flintridge 2 - 2 3 -
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
La Habra Heights 7 - 41 2 1
La Mirada 7 56 30 26 11
La Puente 3 16 35 229 50
La Verne 3 7 21 34 13
Lakewood 7 103 135 75 15
Lancaster 1 ---(2) ---(2) ---(2) ---(2)
Lawndale 8 32 33 60 10
Lomita 8 14 26 37 11
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Long Beach 8 ---(1) ---(1) 1,818 571
Los Angeles Multiple 31,285 36,165 30,338 6,218
Lynwood 6 146 112 164 35
Malibu 5 30 154 94 5
Manhattan Beach 8 41 22 15 6
Maywood 7 18 24 48 11
Monrovia 3 69 75 70 16
Montebello 7 342 158 101 42
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Monterey Park 3 48 80 54 12
Norwalk 7 262 200 275 52
Palmdale 1 ---(3) ---(3) ---(3) ---(3)
8 4 2 15 8
Paramount 6 107 114 67 8
Pasadena 3 ---(1) ---(1) 955 240
Pico Rivera 7 204 205 144 46
Pomona 3 785 698 1,301 394
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Redondo Beach 8 154 173 187 55
Rosemead 3 70 91 114 49
San Dimas 3 13 10 50 16
San Fernando 2 ---(5) ---(5) ---(5) ---(5)
San Gabriel 3 6 27 104 14
San Marino 3 - 1 1 -
Santa Clarita 2 156 256 824 146
Santa Fe Springs 7 258 147 124 30
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Santa Monica 5 905 1,002 1,275 214
Sierra Madre 3 - - 3 -
Signal Hill 7 36 50 17 6
South El Monte 3 82 74 58 9
South Gate 7 259 357 171 44
South Pasadena 3 22 34 32 3
Temple City 3 9 30 21 7
Torrance 8 187 226 264 39
City SPA* Total Persons Counted on Jan. 24, 2018 Total Persons Counted on Jan. 23, 2019 Persons Assessed Through CES** Persons Placed into Permanent Housing - 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019*
Vernon 7 127 156 10 3
Walnut 3 8 20 19 10
West Covina 3 254 142 179 42
West Hollywood 4 96 131 280 47
Westlake Village 2 - 6 4 1
Whittier 7 185 286 697 155
Unincorporated Multiple Not Available Not Available 1,029 228

* "SPA" is Service Planning Area, a geographic area of the county used by the County of Los Angeles for planning and tracking data relative to public health and social services.
** The Coordinated Entry System (CES) helps with the emergency coordination of resources and services through the crisis response system. It allows users to connect people to interventions for rapidly resolving their housing crisis. It works to equitably connect the highest need, most vulnerable persons in the community to available housing and supportive services.

(1) Outside Los Angeles Continuum of Care program that coordinates housing and services funding for homeless families and individuals.
(2) Breakdowns specifically for Lancaster are not available at this time.
(3) Breakdowns specifically for Palmdale are not available at this time.
(4) "Palos Verdes Cities" includes the cities of Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, and Rolling Hills Estates due to size and close proximity
(5) Breakdowns specifically for San Fernando are not available at this time.

Source: Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority