Danville, VA


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Danville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 42,082 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Danville who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), sales jobs (9.87%), and healthcare (7.56%).

In terms of college education, Danville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.22% of adults 25 and older in Danville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Danville in 2010 was $20,569, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,276 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 Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.

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