Danville is a tiny town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 645 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Danville is the 179th largest community in West Virginia.
Unlike some towns, 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 town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Danville who work in office and administrative support (19.58%), healthcare suport services (10.42%), and food service (7.50%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Danville is worth considering.
One downside of living in Danville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Danville, the average commute to work is 34.67 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Danville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Danville has a very low overall level of education: only 9.51% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Danville in 2018 was $22,071, which is middle income relative to West Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,284 for a family of four. However, Danville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Danville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.92% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Danville include Irish, English, German, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Danville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Greek.