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Homelessness in Pasadena, California
2022


The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) conducts an annual "point-in-time" count of homeless persons throughout Los Angeles County. Missing from LAHSA's tally, however, are cities of Pasadena, Long Beach, and Glendale. These three cities conduct their own count within their jurisdictions, independent of LAHSA. Here are key homeless count results reported by the City of Pasadena.


Also see: Homeless Counts in Los Angeles County




Homeless Population Counts - Pasadena
Point-in-Time Count
Year Total Unsheltered Sheltered
2020 512 280 232
2020 527 294 233
2019 542 321 221
2018 677 462 215

Race/Ethnicity of Homeless - Pasadena
Point-in-Time Count

Race/ Ethnic Group 2022 2020 2019 2018
American Indian/ Alaska Native ~15
(3%)*
9
(1.7%)
21
(3.9%)
23
(3.4%)
Asian N/A 10
(1.9%)
11
(2.0%)
9
(1.3%)
Black/ African American ~164
(32%)*
163
(30.9%)
193
(35.6%)
219
(32.3%)
Hispanic/ Latino 223
(43.6%)
194
(36.8%)
190
(35.1%)
181
(26.7%)
Race/ Ethnic Group 2022 2020 2019 2018
Multi-Racial/ Other N/A 15
(2.8%)
30
(5.5%)
15
(2.2%)
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander N/A 1
(0.2%)
8
(1.5%)
16
(2.4%)
White ~241
(47%)*
259
(49.1%)
300
(55.4%)
293
(43.3%)

N/A Data not provided.
* The homeless count report provided only percentages. The Almanac provides an approximate number here, based on the percentage of total number of homeless persons counted. The tilde (~) indicates an approximate number.


Age Group of Homeless - Pasadena
Point-in-Time Count

Age Group/ Percentage 2022 2020 2019 2018
Under 18 ~41
(8%)*
42
(8.0%)
51
(9.4%)
59
(8.7%)
18 - 24 ~31
(6%)*
25
(4.7%)
32
(5.9%)
44
(6.5%)
25 - 39 ~123
(24%)*
131
(24.9%)
123
(22.7%)
152
(22.5%)
40 - 61 ~236
(46%)*
108
(20.5%)
174
(32.1%)
339
(50.1%)
62 and Over ~77
(15%)*
73
(13.9%)
58
(10.7%)
75
(11.1%)

* The homeless count report provided only percentages. The Almanac provides an approximate number here, based on the percentage of total number of homeless persons counted. The tilde (~) indicates an approximate number.


Other Characteristics of Homeless - Pasadena
Point-in-Time Count

Characteristic/Percentage 2022 2020 2019 2018
Veterans 28
(5%)
38
(7.8%)
32
(6.5%)
50
(8.1%)
Substance Use Disorder ~123
(24%)*
~142
(27%)*
~152
(28%)*
~88
(13%)*
Serious Mental Illness ~179
(35%)*
~137
(26%)*
~217
(40%)*
~203
(30%)*
Physical Disability ~128
(25%)*
~195
(37%)*
~168
(31%)*
~190
(28%)*
Fleeing/Having Experienced Domestic Violence ~128
(25%)*
~69
(13%)*
~49
(9%)*
~41
(6%)*

* The homeless count report provided only percentages. The Almanac provides an approximate number here, based on the percentage of total number of homeless persons counted. The tilde (~) indicates an approximate number.
† Numbers were for the homeless population age 18 and over. Percentages are the adult homeless population only.
‡ Numbers were not specifically limited to the adult homeless population and could possibly include minors. Percentages are for the overall homeless population, regardless of age.


Source: Pasadena Partnership