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Demographics

People

Total Population885
Male Share of the Population45.9%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens11.8%
Employed Population 16+221
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married24.1%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.5%
Median Earnings25+$20,139
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,406

Wealth

Median Family Income$27,500
% Above Poverty Level62.4%
% Below Poverty Level37.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.4%
Median Gross Rent$600
Median House Value$85,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)51.1%
Irish6.1%
German5%
Italian4.5%
English4.4%
Canadian2%
Scottish1.2%
Polish1.2%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Czech0.1%
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Drakes Branch Almanac

CategoryValue
County Charlotte County
Standard Zip Codes23937
Phone Area Codes434
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.99
Approximate Longitude-78.6

Drakes Branch Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE
Distance7.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.3 inches
StationCHASE CITY
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 47 F
Apr Temp42 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationBROOKNEAL
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookneal986$46,250
Charlotte Court House561$50,000
Keysville1,055$36,141
Phenix253$57,917
Scottsburg112$51,667
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