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Danville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Danville had a population of 17,585 as of July 1, 2016. Danville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Danville is located at latitude 37.6399 and longitude -84.776 in Boyle County. 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. Boyle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The City of Danville (GNIS ID: 2404185) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Danville is located within Danville Division of Boyle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Danville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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

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Danville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,585
Population in Households 15,122
Population in Familes 11,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,463
Population Density1 1,112
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 6,682
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,862 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,820 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 743 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $142,020
Average Home Value $176,826


Median Household Income $40,426
Average Household Income $55,572
Per Capita Income $22,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 0.47%
Households 0.68% 0.52%
Families 0.67% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 25 96th
Population Density1 # 226 58th
Diversity Index2 # 66 88th
Median Household Income # 265 51st
Per Capita Income # 213 61st

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