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The 2016 Danville, Virginia, population is 42,082. There are 980 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Danville, Virginia

The median age is 42.1. The US median is 37.4. 44.43% of people in Danville, Virginia, are married. 13.09% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.22 people. 17.40% of people are married, with children. 27.45% have children, but are single.

Race in Danville, Virginia

45.55% of people are white, 48.18% are black, 1.21% are asian, 0.08% are native american, and 0.12% claim 'Other'.

3.08% of the people in Danville, Virginia, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 96.92% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEDanville, VirginiaUnited States
  Population  42,082321,418,820
  Population - 2010  43,787308,745,538
  Population - 2000  48,411285,036,114
  Population - 1990  53,056251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  -20.68%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  -13.07%12.76%
  Pop. Density  98091
  Land Area  433,531,905
  Water Area  1264,837
  Median Age  42.137.4
  Female Population  54.24%50.81%
  Male Population  45.76%49.19%
  White  45.55%62.77%
  Black  48.18%12.24%
  Asian  1.21%4.95%
  Native American  0.08%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.03%0.16%
  Other  0.12%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.76%2.13%
  Hispanic  3.08%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  96.92%83.10%
  Households  18,520116,211,000
  Family Households  11,03176,958,100
  Non Family Households  7,48939,253,000
  Household Size  2.222.63
  Married Population  44.43%50.58%
  Single Population  55.57%49.42%
  Now Married  38.55%48.41%
  Married but Separated  5.88%2.17%
  Never Married  32.61%32.55%
  Widowed  9.86%5.95%
  Divorced  13.09%10.92%
  Married, w/children  17.40%31.68%
  Married, no children  39.32%41.44%
  Single, w/children  27.45%16.94%
  Single, no children  15.84%9.95%

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Wonderful Place to raise a family

I have lived in Danville all of my life(almost 30 years). This town has been through some ups and downs but as I get older, I have realized how great of a town that... (Read More)



the faster paced and busier places are elsewhere

Danville is in a state of revival. Its beautiful river and numerous parks, its quiet walks and enviable sunsets are but a few of the natural amenities the city offers.... (Read More)



A mismanaged and miserable city

In my opinion, all of Danville's problems are rooted in their poorly managed government infrastructure. I have been here for 3 months and the entire time I've been here,... (Read More)



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