Danville (city) County VA Information


Danville (city) County Subdivisions

Danville (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,508
Daytime Population: Workers 26,062
Daytime Population: Residents 25,926
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,988
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.22
Population in Households 40,944
Population in Familes 31,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,564
Population Density2 990
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $29,981
Average Household Income $45,008
Per Capita Income $19,985


Total Housing Units 22,461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,369 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,165 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,927 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $92,997
Average Home Value $133,861


Total Households 18,534
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 10,754
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.42%
Households -0.22% -0.44%
Families -0.41% -0.57%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


Danville (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danville (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 41 70th
Population Density # 36 74th
Diversity Index # 28 80th
Median Household Income # 133 1st
Per Capita Income # 120 11th

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