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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dansville who work in office and administrative support (20.88%), management occupations (12.09%), and healthcare suport services (7.69%).
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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Dansville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Dansville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small village, Dansville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Dansville rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.47% of adults 25 and older in Dansville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Dansville in 2010 was $24,544, 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 $98,176 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, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Dansville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Tagalog.