Dansville is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 556 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dansville is the 542nd largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Dansville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dansville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dansville is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dansville who work in office and administrative support (19.41%), healthcare suport services (8.44%), and management occupations (8.02%).
Also of interest is that Dansville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Dansville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Dansville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Dansville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Dansville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small village, Dansville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Dansville, just 11.07% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Dansville in 2010 was $24,915, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,660 for a family of four. However, Dansville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Dansville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dansville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Dansville include Irish, English, Polish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Dansville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Spanish.