Statewide Claims to Fame

Danville is 9th in Virginia out of 185 other cities in Size in square miles

Danville is 11th in Virginia out of 185 other cities in Income below poverty line

Danville is 14th in Virginia out of 185 other cities in Female residents

Danville is 14th in Virginia out of 185 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Danville is 15th in Virginia out of 185 other cities in Housing units

Danville is 15th in Virginia out of 63 other cities in Current population (2012)

Danville is 16th in Virginia out of 185 other cities in Households

Danville is 18th in Virginia out of 185 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Danville is 20th in Virginia out of 121 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Danville Rank Virginia US
Current population (2012) 42,996 15th 8,185,867 313,914,040
Size in square miles 42.9 9th 39,490.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,002.8 162nd 202.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Danville Rank Virginia US
Residents younger than 5 6.3% 111th 6.2% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.5% 134th 22.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.1% 18th 13.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Danville Rank Virginia US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 76.6% 172nd 86.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.9% 164th 34.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Danville Rank Virginia US
Race - White 47.7% 155th 71.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 48.3% 14th 19.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 134th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 156th 6.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 129th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 181st 2.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 154th 8.4% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 46.7% 140th 64.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Danville Rank Virginia US
Female residents 54.4% 14th 50.9% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.2% 154th 11.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Danville Rank Virginia US
Housing units 22,438 15th 3,387,654 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 23.9% 86th 21.4% 25.9%
Households 18,938 16th 2,991,025 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.1% 146th 68.4% 66.1%
Home median value $88,900 183rd $254,600 $186,200
People per household 2.2 162nd 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Danville Rank Virginia US
Income per capita $18,816 172nd $33,040 $27,915
Income per household $31,011 177th $63,302 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.6% 11th 10.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Danville Rank Virginia US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,919 32nd 638,643 27,092,908
Retail sales $892,207 20th $105,663,299 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $19,845 28th $13,687 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $110,262 24th $15,340,483 $613,795,732

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