Zip Code 23937 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDrakes Branch
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Charlotte
Secondary County: Lunenburg
Area Code434
Current Population:1970
Racial Majority:White 62.42%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$33518
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41720
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time33.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range449 - 600 ft.
Area67 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.95042500, -78.53450600

Zip Code 23937 Description

Zip Code 23937 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 23937 is primarily located in Charlotte County. Portions of 23937 are also located in Lunenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 23937 is DRAKES BRANCH, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23937 are contained within or border the city limits of Drakes Branch, VA, . The area code for zip code 23937 is 434. 23937 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23937 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23937 decreased to 1970 from 2014 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23937 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23937 public schools is . % of students in 23937 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1362 62.42% 1282 +6%
 Black Or African American 787 36.07% 613 +28%
 Hispanic 26 1.19% 43 -40%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.14% 4 -25%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 23 0.18% 23 -83%

Zip Code 23937 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 23937 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population19702014
Male Population49.10%
Female Population50.90%
Total Households810
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33518
Income Under $50K Per Year71.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.40%
23937 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$273375
Average Real Estate Sale Price$147973
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45f - Northern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 23937 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526166645744352845
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505969768488878070605068
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours