Danville, Virginia 

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Population

42,082

21% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$32,173

Avg. Home Price

$84,744

Best Places to Live in Danville, Virginia

Small city - Extreme south-central Virginia at North Carolina border
Pros
-Cost of living
-Attractive setting
-Historic interest
Cons
-Declining economy
-Low educational attainment
-Entertainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Danville Metro Area

Danville, located in what is referred to as the “southside” part of the state, remains today a depressed center for the tobacco and textile industries. Textile giant Dan River Corporation makes its home there, and the atmosphere is generally business-friendly. However, the current employment and job-prospect figures reflect the poor economic state of the dominant industries.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Danville city County
Metro Area: Danville Metro Area
City: Danville
Zip Codes: 24540 24541
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 500 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Danville is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Danville jobs have decreased by 1.11%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Danville's cost of living is 21.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Danville's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Danville's population is 42,082 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -20.68%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Danville is $84,744. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.30%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Danville public schools spend $11,123 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.7 students per teacher in Danville. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Danville

It's a good time to buy in Danville. Home Appreciation is up 1.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Danville Real Estate.

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Reviews for Danville    8 Reviews
Wonderful Place to raise a family - 4/26/2017
I have lived in Danville all of my life(almost 30 years). This town has been through some ups and downs but as I get older, I have realized how great of a town that... (Read More)

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the faster paced and busier places are elsewhere - 7/17/2015
Danville is in a state of revival. Its beautiful river and numerous parks, its quiet walks and enviable sunsets are but a few of the natural amenities the city offers.... (Read More)

A mismanaged and miserable city - 4/5/2015
In my opinion, all of Danville's problems are rooted in their poorly managed government infrastructure. I have been here for 3 months and the entire time I've been here,... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN DANVILLE, VIRGINIA
24540 24541