Industry Sector

Health Care and Social Assistance

Total Companies

2,660

Est. Employment

78,619

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing (1) short term emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse and/or (2) temporary residential shelter for homeless individuals or families, runaway youth, and patients and families caught in medical crises. These establishments may operate their own shelters or may subsidize housing using existing homes, apartments, hotels, or motels.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 624221 - Temporary Shelters is a final level code of the “Health Care and Social Assistance” Sector. There are 2,660 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 78,619 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 624221 - Temporary Shelters are:

  • Battered women's shelters
  • Emergency shelters (except for victims of domestic or international disasters or conflicts)
  • Homeless shelters
  • Runaway youth shelters
  • Shelters (except for victims of domestic or international disasters or conflicts), emergency
  • Shelters, battered women's
  • Shelters, homeless
  • Shelters, runaway youth
  • Shelters, temporary (e.g., battered women's, homeless, runaway youth)
  • Temporary housing for families of medical patients
  • Temporary housing for family of medical patients
  • Temporary shelters (e.g., battered women's, homeless, runaway youth)
  • Women's shelters, battered

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 624221 - Temporary Shelters that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in providing emergency shelter for victims of domestic or international disasters or conflicts are classified in NAICS Code - 624230 - Emergency and Other Relief Services.Central offices of government housing programs are classified in Industry 925110, Administration of HousingPrograms..