Drakes Branch, VA 23937 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23937: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Drakes Branch, VA 23937

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • Single Family Addresses: 647
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
  • County: Charlotte County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.955, Longitude -78.544
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23937 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Charlotte, Lunenburg).

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Drakes Branch, VA 23937 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,904
Daytime Population: Workers 372
Daytime Population: Residents 1,180
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,552
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,877
Population in Familes 1,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $35,372
Average Household Income $49,414
Per Capita Income $20,772


Total Housing Units 969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 557 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $118,883
Average Home Value $171,948


Total Households 792
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 518
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% -0.06%
Households 0.14% -0.05%
Families 0.0% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Drakes Branch, VA 23937 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23937 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 537 38th
Population Density # 705 19th
Diversity Index # 297 66th
Median Household Income # 773 11th
Per Capita Income # 705 19th

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