Dryden, Virginia Population 2021

1,174
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Dryden is a city located in Lee County Virginia. Dryden has a 2020 population of 1,174. Dryden is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,208 in 2010. Dryden reached it's highest population of 1,427 in 2016.

The average household income in Dryden is $49,412 with a poverty rate of 17.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $87,900. The median age in Dryden is 33.4 years, 33.9 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Dryden Demographics

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

  • White: 98.72%
  • Native American: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Dryden, Virginia is 1,174 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,282.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,208.

Dryden, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,15998.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native151.28%
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Dryden Population by Race

Dryden Population Pyramid $2021

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Dryden Median Age

33.4


Total

33.9


Male

33.1


Female

Dryden Adults

There are 796 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Dryden.

Dryden Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dryden Sex Ratio

Female

570

48.55%

Male

604

51.45%

Dryden Population by Age

Dryden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dryden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family86.3%13.8%
Married64.5%35.5%
All64%36%
Female55.6%44.4%
Male26.7%73.3%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dryden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4002.9464
Married2483.1364.5
Non Family801.9586.3
Male453.2426.7
Female273.5255.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Dryden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade486.48%
9th to 12th Grade709.45%
High School Graduate24533.06%
Some College19626.45%
Associates Degree699.31%
Bachelors Degree547.29%
Graduate Degree597.96%
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Dryden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dryden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White726608113
Native American1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.56%.

Dryden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,300$30,492$16,659
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,750$30,658$16,957
Some College$29,531$33,413$17,464
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,300

Average Earnings

$30,492

Average Male

$16,659

Average Female

Dryden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dryden Language by Age

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Dryden Language

97.30% of Dryden residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Dryden Language

Dryden Poverty by Race

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17.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.76%

Male Poverty Rate

22.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dryden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dryden is White, with 17.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dryden is White, with 17.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.83%.

Dryden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.14%
Bachelors or Greater20.35%
High School11.84%
Some College9.06%

Dryden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed62.96%
Female Employed6.74%
Male Employed4.72%

Dryden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dryden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,671$49,412
Families$45,854$52,267
Married Families$47,134-
Non Families$39,375$37,993
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Income by Household Type

Dryden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dryden Married by Age and Sex

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Dryden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dryden Marital Status by Race

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Dryden Marital Status

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87

Number of Veterans

87

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War58
Second Gulf War44
Korea10
Vietnam6
World War II

Dryden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5458
18 to 3413
75+10
55 to 646
65 to 74

Dryden Veterans by Age

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Dryden Veterans by Race

Dryden Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dryden Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Dryden Employment by Age

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Dryden Employment by Race

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Dryden 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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68.31%

Born in Dryden

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Dryden residents were born in the United States, with 68.31% 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.

Dryden Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,1740.00%
20201,1740.00%
20191,174-108-8.42%
20181,282-46-3.46%
20171,328-99-6.94%
20161,42715912.54%
20151,268161.28%
20141,252-69-5.22%
20131,321493.85%
20121,272423.41%
20111,230221.82%
20101,2080.00%

Dryden Population by Year