Danville, VA Rankings


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Danville, VA is a small city located in Pittsylvania County, with a population of about 43,000. It has a rich history and many attractions for visitors and locals alike. The city has been recognized by numerous organizations for its quality of life, economic development efforts, and overall attractiveness to those looking to settle down in the area. According to BestPlaces rankings, Danville is highly rated for its cost of living index, which ranks it at number 4 out of 532 cities in the US. Additionally, the job market ranks it at number 10 among all US cities due to its low unemployment rate and high job growth rate. Education is also well-rated in Danville with an average graduation rate ranking at 6th out of all US universities and colleges. Overall, Danville is one of the best places to live in the nation according to these rankings from BestPlaces.

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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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