Danville, IL


Highest Appreciating Danville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Danville, IL Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Danville Housing Market Information

With 32,108 people, 12,429 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $56,365, house prices in Danville are some of the most affordable in Illinois as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Danville, accounting for 71.31% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Danville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 18.44%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.62%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.50%).

People in Danville primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Danville has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

The housing in Danville was primarily built before 1939 ( 42.05%), making the housing stock in Danville some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Danville. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 31.94%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 21.68%). There's also some housing in Danville built between 2000 and later ( 4.33%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Danville. Fully 16.60% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Danville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Danville real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Danville Home Appreciation Rates

Danville's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Danville during the period has been just -1.30%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Over the last year, Danville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Danville's appreciation rate has been 2.25%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Danville were at 0.65%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.64%.

Relative to Illinois, our data show that Danville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Illinois.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Danville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Danville - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Danville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,015,000 0.0
$761,001 - $1,015,000 0.0
$507,001 - $761,000 0.3
$406,001 - $507,000 0.2
$304,001 - $406,000 0.7
$203,001 - $304,000 3.3
$101,001 - $203,000 16.8
$51,001 - $101,000 35.1
$0 - $51,000 43.6

Very Low for IL
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
98.6288526895582 98.6075949367089

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Danville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
4.45% 0.25% 2 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$853 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 52.71
Renters 47.29
Vacant 16.60

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 4.3
1970 - 1999 21.7
1940 - 1969 31.9
1939 or Older 42.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.3
Townhomes 1.1
Small Apt. Buildings 6.6
Apt. Complexes 18.4
Mobile Homes 2.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.43
1 Bedroom 16.39
2 Bedrooms 33.68
3 Bedrooms 35.51
4 Bedrooms 11.00
5 or more bedrooms 2.00