Fast Facts

Did You Know?
  • This area's closest diaper banks are located over an hour away from Williamsburg.
  • In Williamsburg 18.4% of residents live below the poverty level which is 7% more than the Virginia average. (U.S. Census Bureau, 2012).
  • The poverty level is almost double the amount of those receiving social services benefits (10.2%) in Williamsburg (University of Virginia, 2014).
  • 8.9% of residents in Williamsburg are considered "food insecure", meaning they lack access to enough food for a healthy lifestyle and at times are uncertain when they will be able to afford their next meal. (Feeding America, 2011).
  • Williamsburg has the second highest rates in the state of Virginia of children living in poverty (22.7%) behind Newport News (23.3%). (Kids Count Data Book, 2009).