Danville, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Danville Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Danville Content

Also See: Danville, VA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Danville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Danville had a population of 43,305 as of July 1, 2016. Danville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Danville is located at latitude 36.5833 and longitude -79.4081 in Danville (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Danville (see map below) encompass a land area of 42.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Danville (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 505 feet.

The City of Danville (GNIS ID: 1498421) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Danville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Danville: Wynne's Falls.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Danville, VA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | VA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: | Danville (city) County | Virginia Counties / Independent Cities

Search the map for:

Danville, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,305
Population in Households 41,666
Population in Familes 31,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,639
Population Density1 1,008
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 18,704
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 10,900
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,689 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,015 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,770 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $91,690
Average Home Value $131,901


Median Household Income $30,145
Average Household Income $43,999
Per Capita Income $19,375
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% -0.17%
Households -0.11% -0.27%
Families -0.26% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Danville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danville to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 96th
Population Density1 # 245 59th
Diversity Index2 # 152 75th
Median Household Income # 560 6th
Per Capita Income # 506 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

Virginia Research Tools

Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Virginia Census Data
Highest or Lowest: