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Danville, VA is a vibrant and diverse city with a population of 42,556 and a population density of 932 people per square mile. It has an array of local businesses, such as the Danville Farmers Market, which offers local produce, meats and snacks. The Danville Science Center provides year-round educational programs for children and adults alike. The Danville River District is home to many outdoor activities like hiking trails, biking trails and scenic parks. Other organizations that are located in Danville include the Virginia Museum of Natural History, the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research and the YMCA. Sports fans can also enjoy watching their favorite team at one of Danville's sporting events like the Averett University Cougars or the Danville Braves Minor Baseball League games.

The population in Danville is 42,556. There are 994 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Danville is 40.9, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Danville is 2.2, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Danville
- 39.1% are married
- 13.1% are divorced
- 17.4% are married with children
- 27.5% have children, but are single
Race in Danville

- 43.7% are White
- 48.7% are Black
- 1.0% are Asian
- 0.1% are Native American
- 0.0% claim Other
- 3.9% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 2.6% Two or more races
- 0.1% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

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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  More

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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.  More

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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,  More

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