Danville, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 6,242.
Males: 3,101  (49.7%)
Females: 3,141  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 35640

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,439 (it was $38,968 in 2000)
Danville:

$46,439
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,045 (it was $16,743 in 2000)

Danville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,290 (it was $76,700 in 2000)
Danville:

$113,290
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $117,433; Detached houses: $140,137; Mobile homes: $48,893
Danville races chart
  • White alone - 5,748 (95.4%)
  • Black alone - 118 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 72 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 49 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 34 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.07%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.05%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Danville: 140.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 81.3 square miles.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (very low).

Danville, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Danville:

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Danville CCD:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.1%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Danville, Alabama as of May 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Danville to the number of sex offenders is 416 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Danville CCD:  0.3% ($201)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Danville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (11.3 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (63.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (514.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hartselle, AL (2.5 miles ), Speake-Oakville, AL (2.5 miles ), Falkville, AL (2.9 miles ), Morris Chapel, AL (3.3 miles ), Decatur, AL (3.4 miles ), Priceville, AL (3.4 miles ), Trinity, AL (3.5 miles ), West Point, AL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.43 N, Longitude: 87.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Danville household income distribution Danville home values distribution

Danville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Chemicals (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Danville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Danville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Danville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Danville place center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 19.0 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Danville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from Danville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 282.4 miles away from Danville center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Danville:

  • HGA HOMECARE OF DECATUR (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • SUMMERFORD NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FALKVILLE, AL)
  • FALKVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FALKVILLE, AL)
  • ALACARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • PARKWAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • DECATUR HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • DECATUR MORGAN HOSPITAL-DECATUR CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; DECATUR, AL)

Operable nuclear power plants near Danville:

  • 12 miles: Browns Ferry 1 and 2 in Decatur, AL.
  • 12 miles: Browns Ferry 3 in Decatur, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Danville:

  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 17 miles; Tanner, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,911)
  • Athens State University (about 27 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 29 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 31 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 37 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 43 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 43 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high school in Danville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Danville:

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Notable locations in Danville: Alabama Sheriffs Boys Ranch (A), Massey Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B), Oak Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C), Punkin Center Volunteer Fire Department (D), Danville Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Neel Volunteer Fire Department (F), Danville Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (G), Massey Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (H), Oak Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Danville include: Forest Chapel (A), Oak Ridge Church (B), Ironman Baptist Church (C), Danville Baptist Church (D), Danville Church (E), Pumpkin Center Church (F), Neel Methodist Church (G), Neel Church of Christ (H), Upton Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: O'Neal Cemetery (1), Johnson Chapel Cemetery (2), Thompson Cemetery (3), Stroup Cemetery (4), Stovall Cemetery (5), Speegle Cemetery (6), Roberts Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Danville Pond (A), Goose Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snow Hill Branch (A), Mill Branch (B), Johnson Chapel Creek (C), Jones Creek (D), Molly Branch (E), Neel Creek (F), No Business Creek (G), Orr Creek (H), Rocky Ford Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Danville: Danville-Neel Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.8. This is about average.

City:

70.8
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.90
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.8%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.0%
Whole state:

7.3%
24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Danville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Danville CCD (based on Morgan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.66%
Here: 58.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents56.4%15.5%6.8%4.3%3.1%
Congregations37.4%19.0%11.3%1.0%1.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.8%1.2%1.1%7.8%
Congregations2.1%4.1%1.0%1.0%21.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Morgan County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Morgan County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Morgan County:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

35.0%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.3%
State:

13.5%

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($454 average AGI)
Morgan County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, AL  0.85% ($37,187 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.63% ($26,951)
from Cullman County, AL  0.38% ($32,564)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Morgan County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, AL  1.01% ($39,647 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, AL  0.55% ($29,708)
to Limestone County, AL  0.47% ($35,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Danville:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WYAM (890 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATIONS PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHIY (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPL)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHOS (800 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Danville:

  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATES, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W287AD (105.3 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: JEFFREY S. CHUNN)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQAH-FM (105.7 FM; ADDISON, AL; Owner: ALVIN ABERCROMBIE)
  • W234AD (94.7 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)

TV broadcast stations around Danville:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYAM-LP (Channel 56; DECATUR, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATION PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WMJN-LP (Channel 43; DECATUR, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66DH (Channel 66; DECATUR, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Danville)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Danville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7041S , Serial Number: 15067741, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Jim Reale, 1850 County Road 209, Danville, AL 35619
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8062R , Serial Number: M-1300, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Dwight Coffey, 9100 County Road 203, Danville, AL 35619

Danville on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
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