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 42,590 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Danville is the 27th largest community in Virginia.

Danville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (11.61%), sales jobs (10.46%), and healthcare suport services (6.66%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.19 minutes getting to work every day.

In terms of college education, Danville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.43% of adults 25 and older in Danville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Danville in 2018 was $22,876, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,504 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 African, English, Irish, German, and Scots-Irish.

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