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 (13.21%), teaching (9.48%), and management occupations (9.16%).

In addition, Danville is a college town. There are a lot of students in Danville attending college, and as a result Danville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

One of the benefits of Danville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.98 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Being a small city, Danville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Danville who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.40% of adults in Danville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Danville in 2010 was $22,095, 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 $88,380 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 English, German, Scottish, and French .

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