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, 2016)


Total Population 1,693
Population in Households 1,667
Population in Familes 1,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 721
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 471
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 872 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 513 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $114,583
Average Home Value $173,392


Median Household Income $32,438
Average Household Income $45,539
Per Capita Income $19,637
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.12%
Households 0.38% 0.17%
Families 0.27% 0.04%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

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

The table below compares 23937 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 568 35th
Population Density1 # 724 17th
Diversity Index2 # 296 66th
Median Household Income # 797 9th
Per Capita Income # 727 17th

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