Danville is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 2,208 people and just one neighborhood, Danville is the 72nd largest community in Vermont.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns 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 town of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Danville who work in office and administrative support (13.01%), management occupations (10.61%) and sales jobs (9.18%).
Also of interest is that Danville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Danville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.92% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Danville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Danville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Danville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Danville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Danville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Danville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Danville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Danville may be for you.