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Danville Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Danville Area is 105,659. The Danville Area population density is 103.37 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 191.35 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Danville Area is white, which represent 63.72% of the total population. The average Danville Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 105,659. #357

Population Density, #372

Danville Area
103.37 per square mile
191.35 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:67,322 (63.72%, #772)
Black:34,101 (32.27%, #68)
Hispanic:2,772 (2.62%, #653)
Asian:741 (0.70%, #553)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):86 (0.08%, #841)
One Race, Other:1,452 (1.37%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,957 (1.85%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

82,484 (78.07%) out of the total population of 105,659 reported first ancestry.

 Danville Area% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Arab660.06%, see rank0.83%0.56%
Czech2000.19%, see rank0.28%0.47%
Danish410.04%, see rank0.23%0.42%
Dutch6110.58%, see rank1.00%1.40%
English9,5289.02%, see rank10.69%8.02%
French1,0140.96%, see rank2.33%3.34%
German6,1995.87%, see rank11.87%15.03%
Greek2040.19%, see rank0.41%0.41%
Hungarian1430.14%, see rank0.35%0.46%
Irish7,9297.50%, see rank9.99%10.80%
Italian1,3271.26%, see rank4.00%5.52%
Norwegian2680.25%, see rank0.61%1.42%
Polish6510.62%, see rank1.89%3.01%
Portuguese410.04%, see rank0.20%0.44%
Russian570.05%, see rank0.70%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,1591.10%, see rank1.68%0.99%
Scottish1,1021.04%, see rank2.13%1.72%
Subsaharan African6340.60%, see rank2.02%0.95%
Swedish1480.14%, see rank0.71%1.27%
Swiss1100.10%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian360.03%, see rank0.23%0.31%
American19,62618.57%, see rank11.04%7.12%
Welsh3570.34%, see rank0.65%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 50,452 (47.75%, see rank)
Females: 55,207 (52.25%, see rank)

Danville Area
Male: 47.75%
Female: 52.25%
Male: 49.15%
Female: 50.85%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Danville Area
43.90 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Danville Area
42.20 years old
36.20 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Danville Area
45.70 years old
38.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Danville Area% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years5,7065.40%, see rank6.25%6.36%
5 to 9 years6,4976.15%, see rank6.34%6.51%
10 to 14 years6,0605.74%, see rank6.32%6.59%
15 to 19 years6,3075.97%, see rank6.72%6.85%
20 to 24 years6,3496.01%, see rank7.16%7.13%
25 to 34 years11,22310.62%, see rank13.90%13.47%
35 to 44 years12,13211.48%, see rank13.42%12.96%
45 to 54 years15,69814.86%, see rank14.64%14.09%
55 to 64 years15,82414.98%, see rank12.28%12.29%
65 to 74 years10,99010.40%, see rank7.51%7.64%
75 to 84 6,4646.12%, see rank3.85%4.25%
85 years and over2,4092.28%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Danville AreaVirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population74,740, 100%5,501,125209,056,129
Less Than High School15,214, 20.36%, see rank12.11%13.67%
High School Graduate24,467, 32.74%, see rank25.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree23,652, 31.65%, see rank27.11%29.09%
Bachelor Degree7,452, 9.97%, see rank20.74%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree3,955, 5.29%, see rank15.03%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.59, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Danville Area VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3,10776.21%23.79%63.13%36.87%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)9,90291.67%, see rank8.33%, see rank90.08%9.92%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)5,27892.97%, see rank7.03%, see rank91.63%8.37%90.60%9.40%
College5,48880.30%, see rank19.70%, see rank79.69%20.31%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,09950.32%, see rank49.68%, see rank62.00%38.00%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Danville AreaVirginiaU.S.
Total Households44,549, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
Average Household Size2.31, see rank2.612.63
1 Person Households13,651, 30.64%, see rank26.52%27.57%
2 or More Person Households30,898, 69.36%, see rank73.48%72.43%
Family Households (Families)29,240, 65.64%, see rank67.30%66.22%
Average Family Size2.93, see rank3.253.32
Married-Couple Family19,885, 44.64%, see rank50.70%48.42%
Nonfamily Households15,309, 34.36%, see rank32.70%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Danville Area%VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total87,396see rank6,637,353252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over41,310100%, see rank3,232,491123,281,364
Never Married12,87131.16%, see rank34.57%35.77%
Married22,60554.72%, see rank54.49%52.04%
Widowed1,3233.20%, see rank2.36%2.57%
Divorced4,51110.92%, see rank8.57%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over46,086100%, see rank3,404,862129,692,771
Never Married11,13924.17%, see rank28.53%29.48%
Married22,96149.82%, see rank51.39%49.19%
Widowed6,02113.06%, see rank8.68%9.16%
Divorced5,96512.94%, see rank11.39%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Danville Area%VirginiaU.S.
Native102,83297.32%, see rank88.41%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence79,78975.52%, see rank49.57%58.73%
Born in Different State22,38921.19%, see rank37.13%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6540.62%, see rank1.72%1.42%
Foreign Born2,8272.68%, see rank11.59%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,2121.15%, see rank5.55%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,6151.53%, see rank6.04%7.09%
Born In Europe4380.41%, see rank1.25%1.53%
Born In Asia5540.52%, see rank4.79%3.82%
Born In Africa2030.19%, see rank1.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania300.03%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,5671.48%, see rank4.20%6.83%
Born In Northern America350.03%, see rank0.19%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Danville Area%VirginiaU.S.
English42,57695.57%, see rank84.46%79.39%
Spanish1,0612.38%, see rank6.31%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages5851.31%, see rank4.18%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2640.59%, see rank3.67%3.36%
Other630.14%, see rank1.38%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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