Virginia's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp program, provides benefits to income-eligible families that can be used like cash to purchase certain foods.
The number represents the number of individual children in that locality who receive SNAP. The percent represents the number of children who receive SNAP of the total number of individuals (all ages) in that locality who receive SNAP.
Data for the following localities are combined:
Fairfax County/Fairfax City/Falls Church
Data is by state fiscal year (for example: SFY16 is July 1, 2015 to June 30 2016)
Virginia Department of Social Services
Last Updated: March 2017