Food Bank Data

data.virginia.gov | Last Updated 14 Dec 2021

Donations and Population served by the Localities as reported by Federation of Virginia Food Banks

Tags: food banks, food insecurity, food access

This dataset has the following 13 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
YearyearnumberYear of Service.
MonthmonthtextMonth of Service.
FIPSfipsnumberFederal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), now known as Federal Information Processing Series, are numeric codes assigned by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Typically, FIPS codes deal with US states and counties. US states are identified by a 2-digit number, while US counties are identified by a 3-digit number.
LocalitylocalitytextName of County or Independent City.
Households Servedhouseholds_servednumberTotal households served by Federation of Virginia Food Banks in this locality during this month and year
Individuals Servedindividuals_servednumberTotal individuals served by Federation of Virginia Food Banks in this locality during this month and year.
Pounds of Food Distributedpounds_of_food_distributednumberTotal pounds of food distributed by Federation of Virginia Food Banks in this locality during this month and year.
Children Served via non-federal child nutrition programschildren_served_via_nonnumberTotal children served via non-federal child nutrition programs by Federation of Virginia Food Banks in this locality during this month and year.
Pounds of food distributed via non-federal child nutrition progrpounds_of_food_distributed_1numberTotal pounds of food distributed via non-federal child nutrition program by Federation of Virginia Food Banks in this locality during this month and year.
LATlatnumberIs the measure of the angular distance on a meridian north or south of the equator. Latitudinal lines run horizontal around the earth in parallel concentric lines from the equator to each of the poles.
LONlonnumberIs the measure of the angular distance on a meridian east or west of the prime meridian. Longitudinal lines extend from the north to South Pole around the earth, like slices of an orange.
MTW Statusmtw_statustextMoving to Work Status
Geopointgeopointpoint