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Bracey, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Bracey Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mecklenburg County at latitude 36.5812 and longitude -78.1138. Mecklenburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The formal official name is the Bracey Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bracey, Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Bracey indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Bracey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.02 sq. miles and a water area of 1.95 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bracey: Bracy.

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Bracey, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,638
Population in Households 1,638
Population in Familes 1,314
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 776
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 521
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 688 (31.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 ( 4.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,407 (64.5%)
Median Home Value $148,196
Average Home Value $250,801


Median Household Income $35,773
Average Household Income $49,093
Per Capita Income $23,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.25% 0.5%
Households 1.42% 0.56%
Families 1.21% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bracey, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bracey to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 287 52nd
Population Density1 # 527 11th
Diversity Index2 # 380 36th
Median Household Income # 459 23rd
Per Capita Income # 313 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.