Bracey, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,554.
Males: 829  (53.4%)
Females: 725  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

62.6 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 23919, 23950.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,507
Bracey:

$44,507
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,922

Bracey CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,223
Bracey:

$140,223
VA:

$288,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $920.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bracey: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.1%
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  • Races in Bracey, VA (2019)
    • 99392.4%White alone
    • 545.0%Black alone
    • 90.8%American Indian alone
    • 60.6%Hispanic

Races in Bracey detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Bracey, Virginia as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bracey is 164 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (35.1%), Irish (14.1%), English (12.2%), Polish (7.7%), Scottish (6.9%), German (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 337 feet

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,194 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $790 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (48.4 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (60.8 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (285.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

La Crosse, VA (2.7 miles ),
Ebony, VA (2.9 miles),
South Hill, VA (3.0 miles ),
Brodnax, VA (3.1 miles ),
Union Level, VA (3.1 miles),
Baskerville, VA (3.1 miles),
Norlina, NC (3.3 miles ),
Macon, NC (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 36.60 N, Longitude: 78.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 434

Distribution of median household income in Bracey, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bracey, VA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

4.6%

Tornado activity:

Bracey-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the Bracey place center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bracey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Bracey center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from Bracey center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mecklenburg County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bracey:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HEALTHCENTER, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SOUTH HILL, VA)
  • COMMUNITY MEM HOSP (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SOUTH HILL, VA)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - SOUTH HILL (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SOUTH HILL, VA)
  • CMH HOME HEALTH COMMUN HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SOUTH HILL, VA)
  • WARREN HILLS A PERSONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WARRENTON, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bracey:

  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 21 miles; Alberta, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,716)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 28 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • Nash Community College (about 46 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • Longwood University (about 51 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 60 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)
  • Virginia State University (about 60 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 60 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lake Gaston Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bracey include: Roanoke Zion Church (A), Great Creek Church (B), Holly Grove Church (C), Kingswood Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kingswood Cemetery (1), Saint Marks Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: River Ridge Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A), Great Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Bracey-Days Inn South Hill (2850 Highway Nine O Three) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Mecklenburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bracey that have no violations reported:

  • SUBWAY #41542 (Serves NC, Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.7%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Bracey (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Bracey Lake Gaston Branch at 3828 Highway 903, branch established on 1991/04/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bracey:

Marital status in Bracey, VA
  • Never married: 8.5%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bracey:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Virginia average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bracey, VA (based on Mecklenburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,50250
Mainline Protestant3,41836
Catholic5342
Black Protestant2344
Other22-
None18,017-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Mecklenburg County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mecklenburg County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Mecklenburg County:

11.87 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Mecklenburg County:

10.93 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mecklenburg County:

13.1%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

29.7%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

17.6%
State:

18.6%

5.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Brunswick County, VA  0.60% ($30,015 average AGI)
from Lunenburg County, VA  0.33% ($22,378)
from Halifax County, VA  0.23% ($48,115)


4.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Halifax County, VA  0.47% ($37,170 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, VA  0.41% ($36,022)
to Lunenburg County, VA  0.23% ($26,462)
Businesses in Bracey, VA
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Quiznos1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bracey:

  • WSHV (1370 AM; daytime; 4 kW; SOUTH HILL, VA; Owner: OLD BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WARR (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WARRENTON, NC; Owner: QUAD DIVISIONS, INC. DBA DARENSBURG BROADCASTING)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSVS (800 AM; 5 kW; CREWE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING OF CREWE, INC.)
  • WKLV (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bracey:

  • WJIJ (94.3 FM; NORLINA, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKSK-FM (98.9 FM; SOUTH HILL, VA; Owner: OLD BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXQ (99.9 FM; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMY-FM (103.1 FM; ALBERTA, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRTP-FM (90.1 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYTT (97.9 FM; GASTON, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bracey:

  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W65CN (Channel 65; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: TV BROADCASTERS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • WNVN-LP (Channel 20; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • Bracey, Virginia
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents53
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Virginia average
  • Fatal accident count10674
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15783
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3612
  • Fatalities11671
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24318
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1608
See more detailed statistics of Bracey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 397ft / 121mTotal length
  • $23,412,000Total costs
  • 243,581Total average daily traffic
  • 23,742Total average daily truck traffic
  • 205,652Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bracey, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 231960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bracey, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bracey)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 903 .2 Mi Nw Of Rt 751 (Lat: 36.599861 Lon: -78.142222), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNZF594, Licensee ID: L00001751,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.2200 MHz, 47.3400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 05/12/2022, Registrant: Virginia Department Of Transportation, 1401 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: (804) 291-7273, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAKE GASTON, 162 Tillman Road (Lat: 36.585583 Lon: -77.991222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQUP514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/03/2024, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2015, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road #b3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bracey)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • PAT S PRICE ASSOCIATES LLC, 40 Florence Cir, Bracey, VA 23919
    Certificate: D006888 (LLC), Certificate Issue Date: 12/29/2017, Expiration Date: 12/28/2018
  • PAT S PRICE ASSOCIATES LLC, 40 Florence Cir, Bracey, VA 23919
    Certificate: D006888 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 12/29/2017, Expiration Date: 12/28/2018

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: LAMMERS JEFF MUSTANG II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1861D , Serial Number: 1861, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 07/24/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick S Price, 40 Florence Cir, Bracey, VA 23919
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 124 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21436 , Serial Number: 32R-7887211, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael W Smith, 118 Herman Rd, Bracey, VA 23919, Other Owners: Dora H Smith
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2825M , Serial Number: 28-7816313, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/02/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/24/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey C Stanton, 8 Brandon Ct, Bracey, VA 23919
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3424J , Serial Number: 15066124, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Gary H Baird, 289 Baird Ln, Bracey, VA 23919

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 35 took place in 2004, and the least - 8 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bracey, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.0%), and Structure Fires (40.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bracey, VA
    • 14145.0%Outside Fires
    • 12840.9%Structure Fires
    • 3912.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bracey, VA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bracey, VA
  • 55.1%Electricity
  • 43.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bracey, VA
  • 56.6%Electricity
  • 43.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bracey compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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