Danville, KY


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Danville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 16,690 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Danville is the 25th largest community in Kentucky.

Danville real estate is some of the most expensive in Kentucky, although Danville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Danville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Danville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Danville is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Danville who work in office and administrative support (13.10%), teaching (10.23%), and management occupations (8.99%).

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Danville, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Danville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

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 17.52 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Danville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Danville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Danville, 24.97% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Danville in 2010 was $21,588, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,352 for a family of four. However, Danville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Danville is a somewhat 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, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

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