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Danville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Danville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Boyle County at latitude 37.6399 and longitude -84.776. Boyle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Danville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Danville, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Danville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Danville (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Danville: Crows Station, John Crows Station.

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Danville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 16,745
Population in Households 14,960
Population in Familes 11,698
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,785
Population Density1 1,058
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 6,667
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 4,168
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,879 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,788 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 672 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $141,040
Average Home Value $168,789


Median Household Income $35,733
Average Household Income $52,946
Per Capita Income $21,213
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.76% 0.61%
Households 0.95% 0.66%
Families 1.07% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Danville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danville to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 96th
Population Density1 # 238 55th
Diversity Index2 # 66 88th
Median Household Income # 323 39th
Per Capita Income # 231 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.