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Danville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Danville had a population of 947 as of July 1, 2017. Danville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Danville is located at latitude 40.86 and longitude -91.3146 in Des Moines County. The formal boundaries for the City of Danville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Des Moines County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 722 feet.

The City of Danville (GNIS ID: 2393716) 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.

The City of Danville is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Des Moines 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, 2017.

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Danville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 947
Daytime Population: Workers 312
Daytime Population: Residents 454
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 766
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 926
Population in Familes 792
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 1,255
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $55,177
Average Household Income $67,714
Per Capita Income $26,509


Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 309 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $120,202
Average Home Value $129,789


Total Households 369
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 270
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.19% 0.13%
Households 0.26% 0.16%
Families 0.42% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Danville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danville to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 307 70th
Population Density # 180 82nd
Diversity Index # 359 65th
Median Household Income # 443 56th
Per Capita Income # 588 42nd

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