Danville, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Danville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Danville had a population of 954 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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


Total Population 954
Population in Households 936
Population in Familes 795
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,264
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $57,642
Average Household Income $72,460
Per Capita Income $28,284


Total Housing Units 397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 315 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $132,857


Total Households 372
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.26% 0.0%
Households 0.33% 0.0%
Families 0.46% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

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, 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 # 300 70th
Population Density # 176 83rd
Diversity Index # 372 64th
Median Household Income # 415 59th
Per Capita Income # 542 46th

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