Faces of Our Guests

The Faces of Our Guests

During the 2016-17 season, 142 of our 216 guests were single men between the ages of 25 and 61, yet:

  • 25% were 30 or younger and 29% were older than 50
  • 28% were women (up from 24% in 2014-15)
  • 56% were Caucasian, 37% were African-American,
    and 6% were Hispanic
  • 7% of our guests (15 guests) were U.S. Military Veterans
    (down from 10% in 2015-16)
  • 28% of our guests were chronically homeless (homeless for more than a year or four times in three years and with a disability)
  • 46% of our guests reported sleeping outside the night before staying at PACEM (up from 32% in 2015-16)
  • 21% of our guests work (up from 13% in 2015-16)