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Danville, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Danville had a population of 667 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Danville: Newport, Red House.

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Danville, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 667
Population in Households 652
Population in Familes 534
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 623
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $45,392
Average Household Income $60,180
Per Capita Income $24,459


Total Housing Units 330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $109,028
Average Home Value $135,581


Total Households 289
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.43% -0.85%
Households -0.57% -0.92%
Families 3.55% -1.02%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

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, 2018 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 # 200 50th
Population Density # 232 43rd
Diversity Index # 230 43rd
Median Household Income # 102 75th
Per Capita Income # 112 73rd

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