Danville, Illinois Population 2022

28,440
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Danville is a city located in Vermilion County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Vermilion County. With a 2020 population of 28,440, it is the 72nd largest city in Illinois and the 1606th largest city in the United States. Danville is currently declining at a rate of -1.33% annually and its population has decreased by -2.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,204 in 2020. Spanning over 18 miles, Danville has a population density of 1,582 people per square mile.

The average household income in Danville is $52,982 with a poverty rate of 29.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $680 per month, and the median house value is $67,200. The median age in Danville is 36.4 years, 34.6 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Danville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Danvillewas:

  • White: 61.95%
  • Black or African American: 32.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Asian: 1.38%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Danville, Illinois is 28,440 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,204.

Danville, Illinois Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201081,6400.00%
201181,414-226-0.28%
201280,862-552-0.68%
201380,585-277-0.34%
201479,783-802-1.01%
201579,170-613-0.77%
201678,494-676-0.86%
201777,689-805-1.04%
201876,702-987-1.29%
201975,758-944-1.25%
202074,814-944-1.26%
202173,870-944-1.28%

Danville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,18461.95%
Black or African American10,06232.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native710.23%
Asian4261.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.03%
Some Other Race1540.50%
Two or More Races1,0633.43%
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Danville Population by Race

Danville Population Pyramid 2022

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Danville Median Age

37.6


Total

36.7


Male

38.5


Female

Danville Adults

There are 23,250 adults, (5,228 of whom are seniors) in Danville.

Danville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Danville Sex Ratio

Female

15,597

50.36%

Male

15,372

49.64%

Danville Population by Age

Danville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Danville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All58.5%41.5%
Male56.9%43.1%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
Female37.8%62.2%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Danville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1812.3558.5
Married3,8393.182.9
Male6863.556.9
Female2,3863.4437.8
Non Family5,2701.1750.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Danville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7593.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,9569.58%
High School Graduate7,45036.47%
Some College4,62422.64%
Associates Degree2,10510.31%
Bachelors Degree2,12310.39%
Graduate Degree1,4086.89%
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Danville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Danville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian310287223
2+ Races33427787
White13,25411,9372,850
Hispanic1,077866129
Black5,5264,395257
Native American4440
Other Race10996
Islander9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.94%.

Danville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,667$37,246$27,102
Less Than 9th Grade$28,350$32,407$16,472
High School Graduate$29,128$31,601$23,178
Some College$32,433$39,701$26,722
Bachelors Degree$43,696$48,611$41,563
Graduate Degree$66,147$67,708$64,417

$32,667

Average Earnings

$37,246

Average Male

$27,102

Average Female

Danville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Danville Language by Age

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Danville Language

93.55% of Danville residents speak only English, while 6.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.95% of the population.

Danville Language

Danville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4040100.00%
Black8,7734,24348.36%
Multiple1,04240538.87%
White16,7793,44420.53%
Asian4265111.97%
Other19NaN%
Hispanic1,82335019.20%

29.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.45%

Male Poverty Rate

28.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danville is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danville is Hispanic, with 19.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.09%.

Danville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.41%
High School24.78%
Some College21.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.31%

Danville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.16%
Male Unemployed56.00%
Female Employed16.76%
Female Unemployed60.81%

Danville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Danville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,328$54,387
Families$46,418$64,187
Married Families$68,701-
Non Families$26,804$38,988
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Income by Household Type

Danville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Danville Married by Age and Sex

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Danville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Danville Marital Status by Race

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Danville Marital Status

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1,819

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War163
First Gulf War304
Vietnam726
Korea208
World War II49

Danville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 54432
55 to 64374
65 to 74531
75+441

Danville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4189.15%
Black3705.53%
Asian82.11%
2+ Races234.81%
Hispanic281.95%

Danville Veterans by Race

Danville Veterans by Education

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14.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danville Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Danville Employment by Age

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Danville Employment by Race

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Danville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.27%

Born in Danville

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Danville residents were born in the United States, with 80.27% having been born in Illinois. 1.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Danville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18704,7510.00%
18807,7332,9824.99%
189011,4913,7584.04%
190016,3544,8633.59%
191027,87111,5175.48%
192033,7765,9051.94%
193036,7652,9890.85%
194036,9191540.04%
195037,8649450.25%
196041,8563,9921.01%
197042,5707140.17%
198038,985-3,585-0.88%
199033,828-5,157-1.41%
200033,904760.02%
201033,027-877-0.26%
201132,645-382-1.16%
201232,263-382-1.17%
201331,881-382-1.18%
201431,499-382-1.20%
201531,117-382-1.21%
201630,735-382-1.23%
201730,353-382-1.24%
201829,971-382-1.26%
201929,589-382-1.27%
202029,204-385-1.30%
202128,822-382-1.31%
202228,440-382-1.33%

Danville Population by Year