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Population (year 2000): 48,411. Estimated population in July 2005: 46,143 (-4.7% change)
Males: 22,024 (45.5%), Females: 26,387 (54.5%)

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Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $26,900 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,900 (year 2000)

Danville, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Danville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.3%)
  • Black (44.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (13.3%), English (7.6%), Irish (4.6%), German (3.5%), Subsaharan African (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

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Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 43.1 square miles

Danville,

For population 25 years and over in Danville

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Danville city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -4,812 (-9.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Greensboro, (45.2 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (375.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (13.2 miles Yanceyville, Milton, NC (13.9 miles) , VA Chatham, (16.5 miles Level, VA (22.2 miles Sandy NC (24.1 miles Eden, NC (25.0 miles Reidsville, VA (25.5 miles Gretna, NC (26.6 miles Wentworth,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 42 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2001: 32 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2002: 50 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2003: 64 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $173,300

Latitude: 36.59 N, Longitude: 79.40 W

Area code: 434


Danville, Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.2%), Educational,health and social services (21.8%), Retail trade (14.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,741 (+22.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,628 (75.9%)


 

Crime in Danville by Year

Type 1999 2002 2003 2004
Murders 9 3 5 4
    per 100,000 18.6 6.2 10.3 8.3
Rapes 18 13 20 15
    per 100,000 37.2 26.9 41.3 31.0
Robberies 102 69 77 93
    per 100,000 210.7 142.5 159.1 192.1
Assaults 101 216 194 190
    per 100,000 208.6 446.2 400.7 392.5
Burglaries 390 289 313 274
    per 100,000 805.6 597.0 646.5 566.0
Thefts 1,870 1,575 1,763 1,846
    per 100,000 3862.8 3253.4 3641.7 3813.2
Auto thefts 141 100 138 119
    per 100,000 291.3 206.6 285.1 245.8
372.6 337.4 368.4 368.6


Average climate in Danville, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Danville,

Danville-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Danville city center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category 3 tornado 38.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Nate Poole - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Feb 1, 1977), Tony Womack - 2005 Major League Baseball player (New York Yankees, born: Sep 25, 1969).


Main business address for: AMERICAN NATIONAL BANKSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), DAN RIVER INC /GA/ (TEXTILE MILL PRODUCTS), DIMON INC (WHOLESALE-FARM PRODUCT RAW MATERIALS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Danville:
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (142 S MAIN ST)
  • SOUTH VIRGINIA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (382 TAYLOR DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Danville:
  • MOREHEAD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; EDEN, NC)
  • ANNIE PENN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC)
  • PERSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; ROXBORO, NC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Danville:
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 6 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 51 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 53 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; ID: LYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Danville:
  • CASWELL (about 15 miles; YANCEYVILLE, NC; ID: 6W4)
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY (about 24 miles; EDEN, NC; ID: 8N0)
  • WARF (about 28 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; ID: 6A5)

Amtrak station:
DANVILLE (677 CRAGHEAD ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Welfare 87 $209,109 $28,842 1 $2,263
Solid Waste Management 39 $75,625 $23,269 1 $487
Sewerage 9 $20,874 $27,832 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 35 $89,026 $30,523 102 $62,940
Housing and Community Development(Local) 50 $135,249 $32,459 15 $20,232
Water Supply 14 $41,059 $35,193 0 $0
Electric Power 71 $265,693 $44,905 0 $0
Gas Supply 43 $129,321 $36,089 2 $2,277
Transit 15 $31,588 $25,270 10 $6,413
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1054 $3,378,875 $38,469 108 $102,463
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 171 $347,074 $24,356 289 $60,472
Local Libraries 13 $32,088 $29,619 5 $3,946
Financial Administration 103 $289,477 $33,725 5 $5,882
Other Government Administration 28 $92,789 $39,766 1 $1,369
Judicial and Legal 102 $267,436 $31,463 7 $6,457
Police Protection - Officers 120 $393,972 $39,397 0 $0
Police - Other 28 $65,538 $28,087 13 $5,505
Firefighters 122 $383,736 $37,744 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,141 $25,692 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 49 $125,643 $30,769 1 $2,139
Correction 82 $207,062 $30,301 7 $7,166
Streets and Highways 115 $262,275 $27,367 1 $1,169
Airports 4 $9,224 $27,672 4 $4,274
Totals for Government 2355 $6,854,874 $34,929 572 $295,454


Colleges/Universities in Danville:
  • DANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,893; Location: 1008 S MAIN ST; Public; Website: www.dc.cc.va.us)
  • AVERETT COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,651; Location: 420 W MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.averett.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 66; Location: 142 S MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.danvilleregional.org/nursingschool)
  • ARTISTIC BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: SHERWOOD SHOPPING CENTER; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Danville:
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ELON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,993)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (about 43 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; FT enrollment: 22,324)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 43 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; FT enrollment: 10,868)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 11,898)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 5,348)
Public high schools in Danville:
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGH (Students: 1,944; Location: 701 BROAD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GALILEO MAGNET HIGH (Students: 172; Location: 230 S. RIDGE ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Danville:
  • WESTOVER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 658; Location: 5665 RIVERSIDE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WINGS SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 1601 FRANKLIN TURNPIKE; Grades: 8 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Danville:
  • TWIN SPRINGS ELEM. (Students: 863; Location: 100 TWIN SPRINGS ELEM CIR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • O. TRENT BONNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 656; Location: 300 APOLLO AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • G. L. H. JOHNSON ELEM. (Students: 553; Location: 680 ARNETT BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WESTWOOD MIDDLE (Students: 549; Location: 500 APOLLO AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SCHOOLFIELD ELEM (Students: 546; Location: 1400 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STONY MILL ELEM. (Students: 522; Location: 100 STONY MILL ELEMENTARY CIR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EDWIN A. GIBSON MIDDLE (Students: 509; Location: 1215 INDUSTRIAL AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PARK AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 443; Location: 661 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • IRVIN W. TAYLOR ELEM (Students: 413; Location: 825 PINEY FOREST RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WOODBERRY HILLS ELEM. (Students: 294; Location: 614 AUDUBON DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Danville:
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 540 CENTRAL BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 9)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 63; Location: 955 MOUNT CROSS RD/POB 4493; Grades: PK - 6)
  • DANVILLE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST (Students: 32; Location: 212 INGRAM RD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Danville:
  • DANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $863,695; Location: 511 PATTON STREET; 125,232 books; 5,265 audio materials; 2,344 video materials; 150 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Danville: Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Southside Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Tobacco Market (C), Danville Airside Industrial Park (D), Danville Golf Club (E), Danville Industrial Development Area (F), Glen Oak Golf Club (G), Almagro Community Center (H), Ralph R Landes Medical Library (I), Sutherlin Mansion (J), Danville City Jail (K), Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History (L), Danville Public Library (M), Westover Branch Library (N), Fire Station Number 1 (O), Fire Station Number 2 (P), Fire Station Number 3 (Q), Fire Station Number 4 (R), Fire Station Number 5 (S).

Shopping Centers: Cain Creek Shopping Center (1), Ballou Park Shopping Center (2), Piney Forest Shopping Center (3), Piedmont Mall Shopping Center (4), Nor-Dan Shopping Center (5), North Danville Shopping Center (6), Kings Fairground Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Danville include: Church of God (A), Church of Outreach Ministries (B), Claiborne Street Primitive Baptist Church (C), Aetz Chayin Synagogue (D), Riverview Church (E), Ascension Lutheran Church (F), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (G), Concordance Bible Class (H).

Cemeteries: Cunningham Cemetery (1), Danville Memorial Gardens (2), Green Hill Cemetery (3), Grove Street Cemetery (4), Oak Hill Cemetery (5), Floral Hill Memorial Garden (6), National Cemetery (7).

Reservoirs: Lake Heron (A), Schoolfield Reservoir (B), Riverside Reservoir (C), Arey Lake (D), Boatwright Pond (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rutledge Creek (A), Jackson Branch (B), Fall Creek (C), Sandy Creek (D), Sandy River (E), Barkers Branch (F), Long Branch (G).

Parks in Danville include: Stonewall Jackson Park (1), Camilla Williams Park (2), Fountain Park (3), Monument Circle (4), Ballou Park (5), Dan Daniel Memorial Park (6), Danville Tobacco Warehouse and Residential Historic District (7), Auctioneers Park (8), Reservoir Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Danville compared to Virginia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Danville:
  • WBTM (1330 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WILA (1580 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DANVILLE, VA)
  • WVOV (970 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE CHRISTIAN RADIO, LTD)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYNC (1540 AM; daytime; 3 kW; YANCEYVILLE, NC; Owner: SEMORA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKBY (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CHATHAM, VA)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWBG (1470 AM; 10 kW; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING COPORATION)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Danville:
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOKD-FM (91.1 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTENATIVE RADIO INC)
  • WKVE (106.7 FM; SEMORA, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGBT (94.5 FM; EDEN, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • W224AF (92.7 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W224AL (92.7 FM; WESTOVER HILLS, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Danville:
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)
  • W66BI (Channel 66; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W18BG (Channel 18; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WYAT-LP (Channel 55; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DOMINION BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXIV-LP (Channel 14; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BLUE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

 

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