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Danville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Danville had a population of 32,077 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 Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Danville is located at latitude 40.1426 and longitude -87.6107 in Vermilion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Danville (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Vermilion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The City of Danville (GNIS ID: 2393715) 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.

The City of Danville is located within Township of Danville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermilion 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: Vermilion Court House.

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


Total Population 32,077
Population in Households 29,861
Population in Familes 23,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,216
Population Density1 1,784
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 12,435
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 7,525
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,060 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,375 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,077 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $69,280
Average Home Value $89,791


Median Household Income $37,166
Average Household Income $50,502
Per Capita Income $21,278
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.57%
Households -0.52% -0.6%
Families -0.53% -0.74%
Median Household Income   -1.93%
Per Capita Income   0.79%
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, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danville to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 60 96th
Population Density1 # 357 74th
Diversity Index2 # 115 92nd
Median Household Income # 1227 10th
Per Capita Income # 1124 18th

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