Danville, Virginia Population 2021

Danville, Virginia's estimated population is 38,834 with a growth rate of -1.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Danville, Virginia is the 44th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 42,924 and has seen a growth of -9.53% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,834-605-1.53%
202039,439-605-1.51%
201940,044-605-1.49%
201840,649-395-0.96%
201741,044-621-1.49%
201641,665-282-0.67%
201541,947-316-0.75%
201442,263-360-0.84%
201342,623-82-0.19%
201242,705600.14%
201142,645-279-0.65%
201042,924-10,132-19.10%
199053,0567,41416.24%
198045,642-749-1.61%
197046,391-186-0.40%
196046,57711,51132.83%
195035,0662,3177.08%
194032,74910,50247.21%
193022,2477083.29%
192021,5392,51913.24%
191019,0202,50015.13%
190016,5200.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.53%
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2010 Population
42,924
Growth Since 2010
-9.53%
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Danville, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American20,28349.39%
White18,68745.50%
Two or More Races1,3233.22%
Asian4831.18%
Some Other Race2270.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.08%
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Danville, Virginia Population by Race

Danville, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Danville, Virginia Median Age

40.9


Total

37.2


Male

45.1


Female

Danville, Virginia Adults

There are 32,099 adults, (8,342 of whom are seniors) in Danville, Virginia.

Danville, Virginia Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Danville, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

22,187

54.02%

Male

18,883

45.98%

Danville, Virginia Population by Age

Danville, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Danville, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All51.5%48.5%
Male43.7%56.3%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Female34.7%65.3%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Danville, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,2932.1651.5
Non Family7,8911.1443.3
Married5,7362.9275.2
Female3,8382.9434.7
Male8282.9543.7

2.84

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Danville, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6975.95%
9th to 12th Grade3,50812.29%
High School Graduate9,00231.55%
Some College6,76223.70%
Associates Degree2,5498.93%
Bachelors Degree3,17211.12%
Graduate Degree1,8476.47%
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Danville, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Danville, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,65711,6283,490
Black13,14610,3781,235
Hispanic83851459
2+ Races54746654
Asian361309173
Other Race16010412
Native American34348
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.92%.

Danville, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,246$34,399$25,170
Less Than 9th Grade$16,419$22,157$12,736
High School Graduate$26,139$36,773$20,607
Some College$26,882$31,302$25,471
Bachelors Degree$41,932$44,634$38,381
Graduate Degree$53,297$76,964$49,226

$28,246

Average Earnings

$34,399

Average Male

$25,170

Average Female

Danville, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Danville, Virginia Language by Age

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Danville, Virginia Language

94.80% of Danville, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Danville, Virginia Language

Danville, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19,6815,92830.12%
White16,4862,07012.56%
Multiple1,24464351.69%
Hispanic1,65922013.26%
Asian483387.87%
Other224229.82%
Islander271866.67%
Native34823.53%

22.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.48%

Male Poverty Rate

23.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danville, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danville, Virginia is Islander, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danville, Virginia is Asian, with 7.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.62%.

Danville, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.82%
High School18.68%
Some College16.29%
Bachelors or Greater5.93%

Danville, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.54%
Female Unemployed42.94%
Female Employed13.90%
Male Employed8.12%

Danville, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Danville, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,203$51,599
Families$47,562$64,218
Married Families$66,957$84,592
Non Families$24,504$33,288
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Income by Household Type

Danville, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Danville, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Danville, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Danville, Virginia Marital Status

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2,915

Number of Veterans

2,561

Male Veterans

354

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,050
First Gulf War547
Second Gulf War395
Korea184
World War II90

Danville, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64775
35 to 54727
65 to 74725
75+557
18 to 34131

Danville, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5189.73%
Black1,2928.60%
2+ Races8910.65%
Islander940.91%
Asian71.86%

Danville, Virginia Veterans by Race

Danville, Virginia Veterans by Education

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13.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danville, Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Danville, Virginia Employment by Age

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Danville, Virginia Employment by Race

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Danville, Virginia 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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70.68%

Born in Danville, Virginia

96.52%

Native Born

3.48%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.52% of Danville, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 70.68% having been born in Virginia. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Danville, Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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