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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Temporary Shelters

Overview of the U.S. Temporary Shelters Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Temporary Shelters: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Temporary Shelters industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Shelter And Related Assistance Services (Include Homeless Shelters.)

Temporary Shelter Services For The Homeless

Temporary Shelter Services For The Abused And Victims Of Domestic Violence

Social Assistance Services For Children, Youth, And Families

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Government

Contributions, Gifts, And Grants - Private

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Temporary Shelters by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Temporary Shelters company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Temporary Shelters industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Temporary Shelters measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 11%

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Chief Executives1%
General and Operations Managers3%
Other Management Occupations 6%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 6%
Community and Social Service Occupations 30%
Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists 30%
Social Workers 9%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 6%
Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists 17%
Social and Human Service Assistants 13%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 6%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 9%
Other Personal Care and Service Workers 9%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 15%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Temporary Shelters Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Operation Safe House trademarks "WHAT'SUP? SAFEHOUSE" - Mobile App to be used as a tool for youth and young adults within Riverside County. The App can be downloaded by the user at no charge. It is a Text for Help system that provides anonymous text-communication. Operating 24 hours per day, seven days a week, the system will allow youth and community members to send an anonymous text message and receive an immediate response from a licensed mental health professional. The person sending the text message will be able to hold a conversation with a professional while remaining completely anonymous during the process - 10/17/2016
  • Life Haven trademarks "LIFE HAVEN" - providing child care for homeless persons - 03/11/2014

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Shields Products
    KD Kanopy
    California Industrial Facilities Resources

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Temporary shelters - THE Education Ministry will provide an update in the next two weeks on the number of students who would continue to study in temporary shelters when the new academic year starts on Monday. Attorney-General and Minister for Education Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ... (01/12/2018)
    • Temporary housing for Harvey victims extended to March - Before and after photo of flooding at Buffalo Bayou and the Beltway. Before and after reader photo submitted by Carol Chapman. Before and after reader photo submitted by Carol Chapman. Before and after photo of flooding at Kuykendahl at FM 1960 in north ... (01/12/2018)
    • 147 temporary shelters demolished - The authorities demolished 147 temporary sheds illegally constructed at Kandavar village in Kundapur taluk in Udupi district recently. This led to some tension as those who had constructed these temporary shelters protested against it. The demolition was ... (01/12/2018)
    • New housing standards better protect agricultural temporary foreign workers - GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - When temporary foreign workers in Canada's agriculture industry have safe and adequate housing, the agriculture industry can thrive. The Government of Canada takes seriously its responsibility to ensure the rights and ... (01/11/2018)
    • No place like home: raising children in unsuitable temporary housing - What is it like to bring children up in unsafe, cramped, temporary housing #ukhousing? How do you teach a baby to crawl? What should be their first food? How do you toilet train a toddler? Should you let your baby sleep in your bed? These are questions all ... (01/11/2018)
    • Costa Mesa in talks with Newport Beach animal hospital for temporary shelter services - The city of Costa Mesa is negotiating with an animal hospital in Newport Beach for temporary animal shelter services after the city’s contract with the Orange County Humane Society expires this month, according to Councilman John Stephens. Stephens said ... (01/11/2018)
    • Butte temporary shelter filled to capacity almost daily - BUTTE, Mont. - Butte's homeless shelter has been open over a month and officials said it's almost up to capacity every night. Action Inc. manager Cassie O'Leary said the temporary shelter on North Main Street has been holding 30 people a night on average. (01/06/2018)
    • Temporary Code Blue shelter will be housed at former House of Grace - GLENS FALLS — An emergency Code Blue shelter is in the works to open Saturday night. Mayor Dan Hall and Kim Cook, director of Open Door Ministries, both said late Friday afternoon that they were in the process of confirming a location to keep homeless ... (01/06/2018)
    • Springfield looks to create temporary warming shelters for homeless people - SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The cold weather is forcing the area’s homeless into shelters to survive. Shelters are at capacity as the bone chilling cold continues to put western Massachusetts in the deep freeze. It’s expected to warm up a bit mid ... (01/01/2018)
    • Tacoma church plans to host a temporary homeless shelter. Will others follow? - File this one as credit where credit’s due. Bethlehem Baptist Church, on Tacoma’s East Side, is stepping up. Again, if we’re being honest. Dr. Eric Jackson, the church’s pastor, said he hopes to have a homeless shelter up and running from the ... (01/01/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $27,628,408 on Temporary Shelters. It has awarded 383 contracts to 118 companies, with an average value of $234,139 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Temporary Shelters to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Social Assistance Related To Shelter For The General Population
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Temporary SheltersOpportunity/Threat
    Community Housing Services Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Social Assistance Related To Shelter For The General Population are less than those from Temporary Shelters. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Social Assistance Related To Shelter For The General Population sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Social Assistance Related To Shelter For The General Population Product Sales Report

    Social Assistance Services For Children, Youth, & Families
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Temporary SheltersOpportunity/Threat
    Child Welfare Services
    Services for the Elderly & Persons with Disabilities
    Community Housing Services
    Community Food Services Competing industry
    Residential Mental Retardation Facilities Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Social Assistance Services For Children, Youth, & Families are less than those from Temporary Shelters. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Social Assistance Services For Children, Youth, & Families sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Social Assistance Services For Children, Youth, & Families Product Sales Report

    Social Assistance Services For Adults
    Social Assistance Services For Adults Product Sales Report

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Shelters, battered women's, runaway youth, Battered women's shelters, Women's shelters, battered, temporary (e.g., homeless, runaway youth), Temporary housing for families of medical patients, Runaway youth shelters, Shelters (except for victims of domestic or international disasters or conflicts), emergency, Homeless shelters, Emergency shelters (except for victims of domestic or international disasters or conflicts), Temporary shelters (e.g., etc.

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