Danville, IL


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Danville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 32,108 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Danville is the 57th largest community in Illinois. Danville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, 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 (12.25%), sales jobs (7.51%), and food service (7.20%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.72 minutes getting to work every day.

The percentage of adults in Danville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.57% of adults in Danville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Danville in 2010 was $18,777, 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 $75,108 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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