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0.21% decline
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4.35% growth
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0.69% growth
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2.48% growth


The economy of Danville city, VA employs 16,797 people. The economy of Danville city, VA is specialized in Manufacturing; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Retail trade, which employ respectively 1.55; 1.46; and 1.13 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Danville city, VA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (3,387), Manufacturing (2,700), and Retail trade (2,177), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($55,875), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($45,682), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($35,828).

Median household income in Danville city, VA is $33,721. Males in Danville city, VA have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,594. The income inequality of Danville city, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Danville city, VA. In Danville city, VA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 97 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,154. Petersburg city, VA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Virginia.


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Danville city, VA is home to a population of 42,360 people, from which 98.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Danville city, VA is composed of 20,683 Black residents (48.8%), 18,802 White residents (44.4%), 1,519 Hispanic residents (3.59%), 838 Two+ residents (1.98%), and 453 Asian residents (1.07%). The most common foreign languages in Danville city, VA are Spanish (1,119 speakers), Gujarati (252 speakers), and French (103 speakers), but compared to other places, Danville city, VA has a relative high number of Gujarati (252 speakers), Urdu (64 speakers), and Polish (73 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Danville city, VA awarded 1,361 degrees. The student population of Danville city, VA is skewed towards females, with 580 male students and 781 female students. Most students in Danville city, VA are White (757 and 55.6%), followed by Black or African American (372 and 27.3%), Unknown (148 and 10.9%), and Hispanic or Latino (37 and 2.72%). The largest universities in Danville city, VA by number of graduates are Danville Community College (756 and 55.5%), Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs (393 and 28.9%), and Averett University (203 and 14.9%). The most popular majors in Danville city, VA are General Business Administration & Management (194 and 14.3%), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (32 and 2.35%), and Pre-Medical Studies (19 and 1.4%). The median tuition costs in Danville city, VA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $31,980 and $31,980 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Danville city, VA is $90,800, which is 0.44 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $88,600 to $90,800, a 2.48% increase. The homeownership rate of Danville city, VA is 54%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Danville city, VA have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Danville city, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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