Drakes Branch, Virginia Population 2021

495
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Drakes Branch is a city located in Charlotte County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 495, it is the 164th largest city in Virginia and the 13349th largest city in the United States . Drakes Branch is currently declining at a rate of -0.60% annually and its population has decreased by -6.60% 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 120 people per square mile.

The average household income in Drakes Branch is $37,389 with a poverty rate of 43.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $618 per month, and the median house value is $88,300. The median age in Drakes Branch is 40 years, 38.3 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Drakes Branch Demographics

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

  • White: 59.97%
  • Black or African American: 34.93%
  • Two or more races: 4.12%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Drakes Branch, Virginia is 495 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 504.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 530.

Drakes Branch, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36459.97%
Black or African American21234.93%
Two or More Races254.12%
Asian60.99%
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Drakes Branch Population by Race

Drakes Branch Population Pyramid $2021

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Drakes Branch Median Age

40


Total

38.3


Male

40.2


Female

Drakes Branch Adults

There are 391 adults, (84 of whom are seniors) in Drakes Branch.

Drakes Branch Age Dependency

97.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

70.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Drakes Branch Sex Ratio

Female

346

57.00%

Male

261

43.00%

Drakes Branch Population by Age

Drakes Branch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Drakes Branch Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All51.3%48.7%
Non Family43%57%
Male31.3%68.8%
Female29.7%70.3%

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Drakes Branch Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1893.2151.3
Non Family791.0943
Married573.1482.5
Female375.8429.7
Male167.8831.3

3.98

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

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Drakes Branch Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade164.40%
9th to 12th Grade359.62%
High School Graduate16745.88%
Some College6918.96%
Associates Degree4612.64%
Bachelors Degree133.57%
Graduate Degree184.95%
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Drakes Branch Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Drakes Branch Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21819425
Black1361096
Asian66
Hispanic44

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 11.47%.

Drakes Branch Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$$32,500$
Less Than 9th Grade$34,643$47,500$
High School Graduate$11,563$23,500$2,500
Some College$26,750$$26,500
Bachelors Degree$$$29,375
Graduate Degree$$163,750$

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Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$

Average Female

Drakes Branch Earnings by Educational Attainment

Drakes Branch Language by Age

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Drakes Branch Language

99.31% of Drakes Branch residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Drakes Branch Language

Drakes Branch Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35015444.00%
Black19010354.21%

43.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.82%

Male Poverty Rate

48.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Drakes Branch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Drakes Branch is Black, with 54.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Drakes Branch is White, with 44.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.04%.

Drakes Branch Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School38.32%
Some College35.65%
Less Than 9th Grade25.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%

Drakes Branch Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed93.94%
Female Employed19.72%
Male Employed18.57%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Drakes Branch Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Drakes Branch Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,203$37,389
Families$28,750$44,740
Married Families$46,875-
Non Families$14,926$18,814
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Income by Household Type

Drakes Branch Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

27.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Drakes Branch Marital Status by Race

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Drakes Branch Marital Status

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46

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14
Vietnam10
Korea6
First Gulf War5
World War II

Drakes Branch Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5424
65 to 7410
75+6
55 to 646
18 to 34

Drakes Branch Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3915.98%
Black74.96%

Drakes Branch Veterans by Race

Drakes Branch Veterans by Education

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28.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Drakes Branch Veterans by Education

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42.1%

Labor Force Participation

33.6%

Employment Rate

20.3%

Unemployment Rate

Drakes Branch Employment by Age

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Drakes Branch Employment by Race

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Drakes Branch Employment by Education

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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69.69%

Born in Drakes Branch

93.90%

Native Born

6.10%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

6.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.90% of Drakes Branch residents were born in the United States, with 69.69% 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.

Drakes Branch Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021495-3-0.60%
2020498-3-0.60%
2019501-3-0.60%
2018504-6-1.18%
2017510-2-0.39%
2016512-2-0.39%
20155140.00%
2014514-5-0.96%
2013519-6-1.14%
2012525-4-0.76%
2011529-2-0.38%
20105310.00%

Drakes Branch Population by Year