Drakes Branch strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Virginia):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Drakes Branch to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Virginia (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||40 miles SE of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||84 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||23937|
|Phone Area Codes||434|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE|
|Jan Temp||25 to 46 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 68 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 70 F|
|Annual Precip||45.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||24 to 47 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 71 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||45.2 inches|
|Jan Temp||24 to 44 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 67 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 68 F|
|Annual Precip||44.2 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.81|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||10||2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||484|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||51.3%|
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