Danville city, Virginia Population 2020

Danville city, Virginia's estimated population is 40,035 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Danville city, Virginia is the 43rd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202040,035-329-0.82%
201940,364-329-0.81%
201840,693-329-0.80%
201741,022-619-1.49%
201641,641-296-0.71%
201541,937-330-0.78%
201442,267-363-0.85%
201342,630-79-0.18%
201242,709670.16%
201142,642-279-0.65%
201042,921-10,135-19.10%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.82%
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Danville city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American20,44449.25%
White18,79445.27%
Two or More Races1,2853.10%
Some Other Race4821.16%
Asian4531.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.06%
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Danville city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Danville city, Virginia Median Age

41.1


Total

37.4


Male

44.9


Female

Danville city, Virginia Adults

There are 32,406 adults, (8,326 of whom are seniors) in Danville city, Virginia.

Danville city, Virginia Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Danville city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

22,471

54.13%

Male

19,041

45.87%

Danville city, Virginia Households and Families

Danville city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Danville city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
All53.5%46.5%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Male43.4%56.6%
Female36%64%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4792.1653.5
Non Family7,8781.1645.6
Married5,9722.9476.2
Female3,7402.7736
Male8893.2243.4

2.81

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Danville city, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8586.46%
9th to 12th Grade3,30611.49%
High School Graduate8,56129.76%
Some College7,17524.94%
Associates Degree2,5878.99%
Bachelors Degree3,30311.48%
Graduate Degree1,9766.87%
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Danville city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,98711,9313,647
Black13,26210,4621,327
Hispanic83359369
Multiple Races38030071
Other Race33425823
Asian330286163
Native American24202
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.39%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,777$34,194$24,438
Less Than High School$16,534$21,537$13,862
High School Grad$25,407$32,772$20,635
Some College$27,082$31,904$24,502
Bachelors Degree$40,952$45,083$38,581
Graduate Degree$53,366$75,893$49,589

$28,777

Average Earnings

$34,194

Average Male

$24,438

Average Female

Danville city, Virginia Language

Danville city, Virginia Language by Age

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Danville city, Virginia Language

94.56% of Danville city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Danville city, Virginia Poverty

Danville city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19,7985,78329.21%
White16,9352,04812.09%
Multiple1,19374762.62%
Hispanic1,57623214.72%
Other468194.06%
Islander271970.37%
Asian453132.87%
Native24625.00%

21.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.18%

Male Poverty Rate

23.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danville city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danville city, Virginia is Islander, with 70.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danville city, Virginia is Asian, with 2.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.44%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.21%
High School19.14%
Some College15.52%
Bachelors or Greater6.01%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.11%
Male Unemployed42.72%
Female Employed12.21%
Male Employed7.63%

Danville city, Virginia Income

Danville city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,301$50,300
Families$45,155$61,825
Married Families$63,650$79,974
Non Families$24,062$32,987
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Danville city, Virginia Marital Status

Danville city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Danville city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Danville city, 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 city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Danville city, Virginia Veterans

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3,143

Number of Veterans

2,785

Male Veterans

358

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,151
First Gulf War538
Second Gulf War426
Korea235
World War II83
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54830
65 to 74822
55 to 64729
75+609
18 to 34153
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,60410.19%
Black1,4719.66%
2 or More395.96%
Hispanic131.32%
Other133.63%
Hawaiian840.00%
Asian82.30%

Danville city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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16.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danville city, Virginia Employment Status

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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69.90%

Born in Virginia

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Danville city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 69.90% having been born in Virginia. 1.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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