Danville, VA

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Living in Danville

Danville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 40,693 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Danville is the 22nd largest community in Virginia.

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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Danville who work in office and administrative support (13.86%), sales jobs (8.37%), and healthcare (7.77%).

The percentage of adults in Danville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.88% of the adults in Danville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Danville in 2010 was $21,882, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,528 for a family of four. However, Danville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Danville is an extremely 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Danville include English, Irish, African, German, and Scots-Irish.

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