By the numbers: Poverty in schools

(WRIC) — Here’s a breakdown of Central Virginia’s economically disabled and homeless population:

TOTAL VIEWING AREA/ CENTRAL VA:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 76,800
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of fall enrollment): 1,763

RICHMOND:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 15,955
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 477
  • McKinney-Vento (as reported to me from schools): last year- 1,737

HENRICO:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 20,372
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 490
  • McKinney-Vento (as reported to me from schools): 954

HANOVER:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 3,206
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 31

CHESTERFIELD:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 20,422
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 307
  • McKinney-Vento (as reported to me from schools): 717

GOOCHLAND:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 762
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 10
  • Homeless as reported to me from schools: 19

PETERSBURG:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 2,597
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 262

COLONIAL HEIGHTS:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 1,406
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 16

CAROLINE COUNTY:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 2,067
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 55

DINWIDDIE:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 2,197
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): NONE REPORTED

LOUISA:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 2,117
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): NONE REPORTED

ORANGE COUNTY:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 1,914
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 97

POWHATAN:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 755
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): NONE REPORTED

PRINCE GEORGE:

  • Economically disadvantaged: 3,030
  • Homeless (According to DOE as of Fall enrollment): 18

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