Dryden, VA Population

Population: 1,253
Males: 595 (47.5%), Females: 658 (52.5%)

Lee County

Zip code: 24243

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $21,023
Median house value: $58,700

Races in Dryden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (39.3%), German (10.1%), Irish (9.7%), English (4.5%), Scottish (1.4%).

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 7.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Dryden

  • High school or higher: 60.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dryden CDP

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Dryden:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Dryden:

  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 44 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 97 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 99 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Dryden:

  • LEE COUNTY (about 21 miles; JONESVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: 0VG)
  • HAWKINS COUNTY (about 23 miles; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: RVN)
  • TUCKER-GUTHRIE MEMORIAL (about 29 miles; HARLAN, KY; Abbreviation: I35)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dryden:

  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 60 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 83 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
  • ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
Public primary/middle school in Dryden:

  • DRYDEN PRIMARY (Students: 316; Location: HWY 58A & ST RT 726; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Dryden:

  • POWELL VALLEY CHRIST SCH (Students: 6; Location: RR1 BOX 1015; Grades: KG – 7)