Danville, IL

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Living in Danville

Danville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 30,479 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Danville is the 57th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Danville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Danville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Danville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Danville who work in office and administrative support (10.33%), sales jobs (10.21%), and food service (8.20%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Danville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.03 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Danville rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.44% of adults 25 and older in Danville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Danville in 2018 was $21,055, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,220 for a family of four. However, Danville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Danville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Danville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Danville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Danville include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Danville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.