Danville city, VA

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2020 Population
40,668
0.979% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.9
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
23%
2.65% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$37,147
0.151% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$95,500
5.52% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
16,159
1.85% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Danville city, VA had a population of 40.7k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $37,147. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Danville city, VA declined from 41,070 to 40,668, a −0.979% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,203 to $37,147, a −0.151% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Danville city, VA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (48.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (41.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.86%), White (Hispanic) (2.79%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.26%).

None of the households in Danville city, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.7% of the residents in Danville city, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Danville city, VA are Danville Community College (910 degrees awarded in 2020), Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs (449931) (261 degrees), and Averett University (195 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Danville city, VA was $95,500, and the homeownership rate was 50.3%.

Most people in Danville city, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Danville city, VA was 2 cars per household.

Danville city, VA borders Caswell County, NC and Pittsylvania County, VA.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Danville city, VA is home to a population of 40.7k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.38% of Danville city, VA residents were born outside of the country (1.38k people).

In 2020, there were 1.17 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.7k people) in Danville city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.57k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.7%
2020 Citizenship
97.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.7% of Danville city, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Danville city, VA was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Danville city, VA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19.7k ± 407
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.9k ± 48
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.57k ± 411
4.47%
Hispanic Population
1.82k people

In 2020, there were 1.17 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.7k people) in Danville city, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.9k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.57k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.47% of the people in Danville city, VA are hispanic (1.82k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Danville city, VA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    109,267 ± 8,063 people
  2. India
    94,596 ± 7,509 people
  3. Mexico
    56,409 ± 5,812 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 109,267 Virginia residents, followed by India with 94,596 and Mexico with 56,409.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.38%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.38k people
3.48%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.43k people

As of 2020, 3.38% of Danville city, VA residents (1.38k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Danville city, VA was 3.48%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,002 ± 202
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    497 ± 139
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    389 ± 132

Danville city, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Danville city, VA employs 16.2k people. The largest industries in Danville city, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,341 people), Manufacturing (2,613 people), and Retail Trade (2,250 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($87,356), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,871).

Males in Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $60,365. The income inequality in Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

16.2k
2020 Value
± 908
−1.85%
1 Year decline
± 7.77%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Danville city, VA declined at a rate of −1.85%, from 16.5k employees to 16.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Danville city, VA, are Production Occupations (1,970 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,876 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,690 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Danville city, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.2k
2020 Value
± 908
−1.85%
1 Year decline
± 7.77%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Danville city, VA declined at a rate of −1.85%, from 16.5k employees to 16.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Danville city, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,341 people), Manufacturing (2,613 people), and Retail Trade (2,250 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Danville city, VA, though some of these residents may live in Danville city, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,120
Median earning men ± $4,686
$24,957
Median earning women ± $1,886

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($58,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,217), and Manufacturing ($45,104).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($56,165), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,526), and Manufacturing ($35,149).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 708
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 380
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 365
    Retail Trade

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $749k
    Manufacturing
  2. $564k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $154k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% to $612B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Danville County, VA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 60.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Danville city, VA awarded 1,377 degrees. The student population of Danville city, VA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,656 male students and 2,127 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Danville city, VA are White (884 and 65%), followed by Black or African American (316 and 23.3%), Hispanic or Latino (53 and 3.9%), and Unknown (47 and 3.46%).

The largest universities in Danville city, VA by number of degrees awarded are Danville Community College (910 and 66.1%), Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs (449931) (261 and 19%), and Averett University (195 and 14.2%).

The most popular majors in Danville city, VA are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (118 and 8.57%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (100 and 7.26%), and General Business Administration & Management (97 and 7.04%).

The median tuition cost in Danville city, VA for private four year colleges is $24,020.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Danville city, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 67.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 3,783 (43.8% men and 56.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 3,783 students enrolled in Danville city, VA, 43.8% men and 56.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,217 records, of which 53.7% were women and 46.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 28 degree-majors awarded
  2. 18 degree-majors awarded
  3. 65 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Danville city, VA was Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration with 28 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Danville city, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 910 degrees awarded
  2. 261 degrees awarded
  3. 195 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Danville Community College with 910 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 663 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Danville city, VA, which is 0.929 times less than the 714 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 884 degrees mean that there were 2.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 316 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($24,020) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($1,205) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.823% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.842% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.66M), Some college (1.42M), and Bachelors Degree (1.41M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Danville city, VA was $95,500 in 2020, which is 0.416 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $90,500 to $95,500, a 5.52% increase. The homeownership rate in Danville city, VA is 50.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Danville city, VA have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Danville city, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Danville city, VA is $37,147. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Danville city, VA was Census Tract 7 with a value of $54,917, followed by Census Tract 12 and Census Tract 14, with respective values of $54,167 and $46,759.

In 2021, 16.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Danville city, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.98%.

Property

$95,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,506
$9,180
Median Property Taxes
±$548

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Danville city, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Danville city, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

50.3%
Homeownership
2020
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 50.3% of the housing units in Danville city, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7
  2. Census Tract 12
  3. Census Tract 14

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Danville city, VA was Census Tract 7 with a value of $54,917, followed by Census Tract 12 and Census Tract 14, with respective values of $54,167 and $46,759.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Danville city, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$37,147
Median Household Income
± $2,784
18.3k
Number of Households
± 959

In 2020, the median household income of the 18.3k households in Danville city, VA declined from $37,147 from the previous year's value of $37,203.

The following chart displays the households in Danville city, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Danville city, VA is from Virginia.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.479
2019 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2020, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.181% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Public Transit (3.21%)

In 2020, 79% of workers in Danville city, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who used public transit to get to work (3.21%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Danville city, VA have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.49% of the workforce in Danville city, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Danville city, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Danville city, VA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 16.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Danville city, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.98%.

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Poverty & Diversity

23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Danville city, VA (8.98k out of 39.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Danville city, VA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 37.1% of the children was living in poverty in Danville city, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 623 in Danville city, VA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 231 per 100,000 population.

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90% of the population of Danville city, VA has health coverage, with 32.7% on employee plans, 24.4% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 2.51% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Danville city, VA see 925 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.52% decrease from the previous year (979 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 834 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 318 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.1% were men and 55.9% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

925 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Danville city, VA

Primary care physicians in Danville city, VA see an average of 925 patients per year. This represents a 5.52% decrease from the previous year (979 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Danville city, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.1% were men and 55.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.96%
Uninsured
32.7%
Employer Coverage
24.4%
Medicaid
16.1%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
2.51%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Danville city, VA grew by 3.23% from 9.65% to 9.96%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 106 in Danville city, VA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.8% in Danville city, VA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.2% in Danville city, VA.

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