Danville, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Danville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Danville had a population of 4,743 as of July 1, 2018. Danville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Danville is located at latitude 40.9634 and longitude -76.6127 in Montour County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Danville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Montour County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 472 feet.

The Borough of Danville (GNIS ID: 1215487) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Danville: Dans-town.

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


Total Population 4,743
Population in Households 4,641
Population in Familes 3,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 3,049
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $39,863
Average Household Income $54,018
Per Capita Income $25,949


Total Housing Units 2,485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 995 (40.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,242 (50.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $110,052
Average Home Value $141,683


Total Households 2,237
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 1,105
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 0.11% 0.11%
Households 0.1% 0.09%
Families -0.2% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Danville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 278 84th
Population Density # 410 77th
Diversity Index # 377 79th
Median Household Income # 1507 15th
Per Capita Income # 1000 43rd

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