people were reported homeless in the High Desert in 2020. There were 298 unsheltered people, who represent a 66% jump from the 179 counted in 2019.
1 in 4
children live in poverty within the High Desert. 50 percent in Adelanto, about 40 percent in Barstow, just over 33 percent in Apple Valley and Hesperia, and Victorville at 19 percent.
"She opens her arms to the poor and
extends hands to the needy."