Danville, Kentucky Population 2024

17,663

Danville is a city located in Boyle County Kentucky. Danville has a 2024 population of 17,663. It is also the county seat of Boyle County.Danville is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 2.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,313 in 2020.

The average household income in Danville is $65,969 with a poverty rate of 16.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Danville is 36.4 years, 33.7 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Danville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Danville was:

  • White: 80.98%
  • Black or African American: 12.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.99%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
17.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,028.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.02% (350)
The current population of Danville, Kentucky is 17,663 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,313.

Danville, Kentucky Population 2024

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Danville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,92180.98%
Black or African American2,08912.15%
Two or more races6863.99%
Other race2881.68%
Asian2001.16%
Native American70.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Danville Population by Race

Danville Population Pyramid 2024

Danville Median Age

36.4

Total

33.7

Male

40.7

Female

Danville Adults

There are 13,855 adults, (3,330 of whom are seniors) in Danville.

Danville Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Danville Sex Ratio

Female8,78751.11%
Male8,40448.89%

Danville Population by Age

Danville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,6632.2857.142.9
Non Family2,7531.2439.260.8
Married2,517387.512.5
Female1,0343.0730.569.5
Male359357.742.3
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Danville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Danville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Danville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 89.29%.

Danville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,340

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$33,701

Average Female

Danville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Danville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Danville Language

95.99% of Danville residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Danville Language

Danville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,1832,06716.97%
Black1,83039421.53%
Hispanic6468713.47%
Multiple6326510.28%
Other26162.3%
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16.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.32%

Male Poverty Rate

19.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danville is Black, with 21.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danville is Other, with 2.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.92%.

Danville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.66%
High School19.03%
Some College12.26%
Bachelors or Greater10.1%
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Danville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65.45%
Male Unemployed14.91%
Female Employed10.98%
Male Employed6.52%
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Danville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Danville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Danville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Danville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Danville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Danville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

820

Number of Veterans

740

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

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Danville Veterans by War

count

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Danville Veterans by Age

count

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Danville Veterans by Race

Danville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Danville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Danville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Danville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.09%

Born in Danville

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

1.7%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of Danville residents were born in the United States, with 69.09% having been born in Kentucky. 1.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Danville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,5631800.98%
202818,3831800.99%
202718,2031801%
202618,0231801.01%
202517,8431801.02%
202417,6631801.03%
202317,4831801.04%
202217,3031801.05%
202117,123-190-1.1%
202017,3135773.45%
201916,736-75-0.45%
201816,811660.39%
201716,745140.08%
201616,731930.56%
201516,638-10-0.06%
201416,6481030.62%
201316,5451200.73%
201216,425750.46%
201116,350820.5%
201016,2687915.11%
200015,4773,05724.61%
199012,420-522-4.03%
198012,9421,40012.13%
197011,5422,53228.1%
19609,0103243.73%
19508,6861,95228.99%
19406,73450.07%
19306,7291,63031.97%
19205,099-321-5.92%
19105,4201,13526.49%
19004,28551913.78%
18903,76669222.51%
18803,07453220.93%
18702,542-2,420-48.77%
18604,962
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Danville Population by Year