Drakes Branch, Virginia Population 2020

502
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Drakes Branch is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 502, it is the 164th largest city in Virginia and the 13285th largest city in the United States. Drakes Branch is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 530 in 2010. Drakes Branch reached it's highest population of 531 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Drakes Branch has a population density of 121 people per square mile.

The average household income in Drakes Branch is $36,018 with a poverty rate of 45.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $496 per month, and the median house value is $81,100. The median age in Drakes Branch is 24.4 years, 18.8 years for males, and 29.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.4 males.

Drakes Branch Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Drakes Branch was:

  • White: 56.47%
  • Black or African American: 41.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Drakes Branch, Virginia is 502, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 502.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 530.

Drakes Branch, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50656.47%
Black or African American37341.63%
Two or More Races121.34%
Asian50.56%
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Drakes Branch Population Pyramid 2020

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Drakes Branch Median Age

24.4


Total

18.8


Male

29.6


Female

Drakes Branch Adults

There are 510 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Drakes Branch.

Drakes Branch Age Dependency

115.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

92.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Drakes Branch Sex Ratio

Female

486

54.24%

Male

410

45.76%

Drakes Branch Households and Families

Drakes Branch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Drakes Branch Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
Male60%40%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female36.2%63.8%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All224457.1
Non Family911.0752.7
Married663.3877.3
Female479.736.2
Male20660

5.46

Average Family Size

4

Average Household Size

8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Drakes Branch Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade296.61%
9th to 12th Grade419.34%
High School Graduate20847.38%
Some College6615.03%
Associates Degree4911.16%
Bachelors Degree204.56%
Graduate Degree265.92%
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Drakes Branch Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21618431
Black18214415
Hispanic3636
Asian55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.35%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$15,294$$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$12,500$20,313$
Some College$26,250$50,313$
Bachelors Degree$$$28,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$15,294

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Drakes Branch Language

Drakes Branch Language by Age

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Drakes Branch Language

98.99% of Drakes Branch residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Drakes Branch Poverty

Drakes Branch Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black35623666.29%
White38916442.16%

45.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.98%

Male Poverty Rate

48.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Drakes Branch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Drakes Branch is Black, with 66.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Drakes Branch is White, with 42.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

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Name Poverty
Some College38.26%
High School32.69%
Less Than High School27.14%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed86.21%
Female Employed32.71%
Male Employed12.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Drakes Branch Income

Drakes Branch Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,235$36,018
Families$30,313$42,607
Married Families$44,500-
Non Families$13,365$18,976
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Drakes Branch Marital Status

Drakes Branch Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

22.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.1%

Male Marriage Rate

20.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Drakes Branch Married by Age and Sex

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Drakes Branch Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Drakes Branch Marital Status by Race

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Drakes Branch Veterans

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45

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War12
Vietnam8
First Gulf War8
Korea7
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5426
65 to 748
75+7
55 to 644
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3511.29%
Black105.13%

Drakes Branch Veterans by Education

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26.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Drakes Branch Employment Status

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40.4%

Labor Force Participation

35.2%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.19%

Born in Virginia

96.65%

Native Born

3.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

3.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Drakes Branch residents were born in the United States, with 68.19% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205020.00%
20195020.00%
2018502-9-1.76%
20175110.00%
2016511-3-0.58%
20155140.00%
2014514-5-0.96%
2013519-6-1.14%
2012525-4-0.76%
2011529-2-0.38%
20105310.00%