Danville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)99119191
Median age41.537.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English94%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Danville, VA has a population of 42,360 and is the 968th largest city in the United States. The population density is 991 per sq mi which is 418% higher than the Virginia average and 993% higher than the national average. The median age in Danville is 42 which is approximately 10% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Danville, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 73% of Danville residents were born in Virginia, 23% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Danville is 418% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Danville is 10% higher than Virginia.
  • In Danville 45.70% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Danville 49.12% of the population is African American.
  • In Danville 1.07% of the population is Asian.

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Danville population breakdown by race

African American49.12%19.21%12.63%
American Indian0.15%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race2.35%3.37%3.06%
Other race1.59%2.30%4.75%
In Danville, 3.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Danville, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).