Dansville, NY


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Dansville is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,550 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Dansville is the 336th largest community in New York. Dansville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dansville who work in office and administrative support (14.80%), teaching (11.63%), and food service (9.67%).

Of important note, Dansville is also a village of artists. Dansville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Dansville’s character.

The population of Dansville 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 Dansville, 21.37% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dansville in 2010 was $23,133, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,532 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dansville include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

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

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