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The State of Skid Row in May 2023

Skid Row covers 50 blocks in Downtown Los Angeles. It is considered the ‘epicenter’ of poverty and homelessness. Here are the stats of Skid Row right now:

  • 63,706 People in Los Angeles County are experiencing homelessness
  • Nearly 3 out of 4 remain unsheltered
  • 18,345 have endured domestic violence
  • 10,838 have chronic illness
  • 3,681 are veterans
  • 22% increase in people aged 62 and older who are experiencing homelessness
  • 6% of people experiencing homelessness are currently fleeing violence
  • 9,322 people over the past year are experiencing homelessness for the first time

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