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Danville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

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The Town of Danville had a population of 680 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Danville is located at latitude 38.0801 and longitude -81.834 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Danville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Town of Danville (GNIS ID: 2390820) 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 Town of Danville is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Boone 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: Newport, Red House.

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


Total Population 680
Population in Households 665
Population in Familes 546
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 636
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 296
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $95,918
Average Home Value $120,637


Median Household Income $44,527
Average Household Income $58,464
Per Capita Income $23,717
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.3%
Households -0.37% -0.41%
Families 5.04% -0.5%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
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, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danville to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia 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 # 199 51st
Population Density1 # 230 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 262 35th
Median Household Income # 84 80th
Per Capita Income # 95 77th

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