DemographicsDrake is approximately 284.5 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Drake was 345. The population is 51% male and 49% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Drake are $0 to $299. The most common weekly income bracket is $400 to $499 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $100 to $149.
DescriptionDrake is a parish and small rural community on the Bruxner Highway approximately 44 km east of Tenterfield, New South Wales and about 800 km north of Sydney, New South Wales. It is in the Tenterfield Shire local government area, which is part of the New England region. At the 2006 census, Drake had a population of 409 people There are about thirty dwellings in Drake village which has a population of 131, and the surrounding area has about 409 people] The community is agricultural, timber and tourist based providing hiking, fishing and fossicking etc.