Draper, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Draper, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Draper Census Designated Place had a population of 312 as of July 1, 2017. Draper ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Draper is located at latitude 37.0003 and longitude -80.7325 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Draper Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,149 feet.

The Draper Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584838) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Draper population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Draper: Drapers Valley, Lucretia.

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Draper, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 312
Daytime Population: Workers 26
Daytime Population: Residents 177
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 203
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 312
Population in Familes 270
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $43,691
Average Household Income $53,950
Per Capita Income $22,986


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $189,000
Average Home Value $221,681


Total Households 130
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 95
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 -0.35% -0.19%
Households -0.21% -0.15%
Families -0.98% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Draper, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Draper to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 498 16th
Population Density # 513 14th
Diversity Index # 548 8th
Median Household Income # 382 36th
Per Capita Income # 396 33rd

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