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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Danville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Danville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Danville who work in office and administrative support (12.00%), sales jobs (7.80%), and healthcare (7.69%).

In terms of college education, Danville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.35% of adults 25 and older in Danville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Danville in 2010 was $22,200, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,800 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 Scottish.

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