Danville, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 16,735 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 7,913  (47.3%)
Females: 8,822  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40422.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,510 (it was $32,938 in 2000)
Danville:

$38,510
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,179 (it was $18,906 in 2000)

Danville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $156,618 (it was $88,700 in 2000)
Danville:

$156,618
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $169,235; detached houses: $175,728; townhouses or other attached units: $149,599; in 2-unit structures: $103,714; mobile homes: $31,014

Median gross rent in 2017: $682.

March 2019 cost of living index in Danville: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.2%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.0% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Danville, KY (2017)
    • 13,28879.2%White alone
    • 1,71210.2%Black alone
    • 9095.4%Hispanic
    • 6143.7%Two or more races
    • 2121.3%Asian alone
    • 500.3%Other race alone
    • 140.08%American Indian alone

Races in Danville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Danville, Kentucky as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Danville is 452 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Danville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.3)
3
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(25.8)
1
(6.4)
7
(45.5)
4
(25.9)
5
(32.2)
8
(51.1)
5
(30.6)
6
(36.8)
8
(48.8)
3
(18.2)
4
(23.9)
5
(29.8)
6
(35.5)
17
(101.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
17
(109.5)
17
(109.5)
24
(156.1)
10
(64.8)
13
(83.7)
19
(121.4)
24
(147.0)
21
(128.7)
12
(73.2)
18
(109.4)
18
(107.8)
7
(41.7)
2
(11.8)
7
(41.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(135.2)
25
(161.0)
22
(143.1)
28
(181.4)
22
(141.7)
20
(127.8)
21
(128.6)
19
(116.5)
16
(97.6)
10
(60.8)
14
(83.8)
10
(59.6)
17
(100.6)
10
(59.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
105
(676.1)
120
(772.7)
113
(734.9)
122
(790.3)
136
(875.7)
139
(888.4)
117
(716.5)
139
(852.0)
169
(1,031)
97
(589.5)
85
(508.9)
113
(673.7)
70
(414.4)
80
(476.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
352
(2,267)
394
(2,537)
370
(2,406)
409
(2,649)
408
(2,627)
427
(2,729)
504
(3,086)
442
(2,709)
408
(2,490)
326
(1,981)
222
(1,329)
183
(1,091)
164
(970.9)
176
(1,048)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(115.9)
39
(251.1)
24
(156.1)
24
(155.5)
13
(83.7)
16
(102.3)
25
(153.1)
13
(79.7)
17
(103.7)
11
(66.8)
7
(41.9)
26
(155.0)
17
(100.6)
27
(160.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A5
(32.2)
1
(6.4)
4
(24.5)
3
(18.4)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
4
(23.9)
3
(17.9)
1
(5.9)
3
(17.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)227.8245.8272.0250.2252.3295.2280.2290.2297.2185.4160.4151.5128.0193.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Danville, KY

Crime rate in Danville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 44 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (30.7%), German (10.0%), Irish (9.0%), English (7.7%), European (3.4%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1836

Elevation: 989 feet

Land area: 15.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,060 people per square mile   (low).

Danville, Kentucky map

589 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.5%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,451 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,273 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (30.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (328.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Junction City, KY (2.1 miles ),
Burgin, KY (2.8 miles ),
Bryantsville, KY (2.9 miles ),
Harrodsburg, KY (3.0 miles ),
Perryville, KY (3.1 miles ),
Stanford, KY (3.2 miles ),
Lancaster, KY (3.3 miles ),
Hustonville, KY (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.65 N, Longitude: 84.77 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City of Firsts

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,999 (+35.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,735 (70.2%)

Area code: 859

Distribution of median household income in Danville, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Danville, KY in 2017
Danville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Danville, KY
Historical housing units in Danville, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +985 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Danville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.9%)
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Danville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Danville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Danville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.4
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0457. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0457
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Danville-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Danville city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 28.4 miles away from the city center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Danville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from Danville 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 178.4 miles away from Danville center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from Danville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 187.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boyle County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Danville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Danville:

  • EPHRAIM MCDOWELL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 217 SOUTH THIRD STREET)
  • HERITAGE HOSPICE INC (120 ENTERPRISE DRIVE)
  • CHARLESTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (203 BRUCE COURT)
  • FELLOWSHIP HOME (642 NORTH THIRD ST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-DANVILLE (642 NORTH THIRD STREET)
  • DCI - DANVILLE (475 WHIRLAWAY DRIVE)
  • FMC - DANVILLE (975 HUSTONVILLE RD. SUITE #1)
  • MCDOWELL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (131 DANIEL DRIVE, PO BOX 369)

Airports and heliports located in Danville:

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College/University in Danville:

  • Centre College (Full-time enrollment: 1,294; Location: 600 W Walnut St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.centre.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Danville:

  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 27 miles; Richmond, KY; Full-time enrollment: 13,525)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Campbellsville University (about 38 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Kentucky State University (about 39 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Somerset Community College (about 42 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 48 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)

Public high schools in Danville:

  • BOYLE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 862, Location: 1637 PERRYVILLE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • DANVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 551, Location: 203 E. LEXINGTON AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • KENTUCKY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (Location: S 2ND ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • BOYLE COUNTY DAY TREATMENT (Location: 1637 PERRYVILLE ROAD, Grades: 7-12)
  • SUNRISE CHILDREN'S SERVICES - WOODLAWN (Location: 1151 PERRYVILLE RD, Grades: 2-11)

Private high school in Danville:

  • DANVILLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 191, Location: 2170 SHAKERTOWN RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Danville:

Private elementary/middle school in Danville:

  • DANVILLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 113, Location: 411 E MAIN ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Danville

Library in Danville:

  • BOYLE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,365,264; Location: 307 WEST BROADWAY; 111,162 books; 6,781 audio materials; 7,015 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 162 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Danville: Danville Country Club (A), Danville Fire Department Station 2 (B), Danville Boyle 911 Center (C), Boyle County Fire Department Engine Company 1 (D), Pioneer Playhouse (E), Danville Central Fire and Police Station (F), Danville Fire Department Station 1 (G), Ephraim McDowell House State Historical Site (H), Boyle County Emergency Medical Services (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Danville: Indian Hills Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Hilldale Cemetery (1), Danville National Cemetery (2), Bellevue Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Danville include: Constitution Square State Historic Site (1), Jackson Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: McDowell House and Apothecary Shop (Museums; 125 South 2nd Street), Danville Boyle County Convention & Vistors Bureau (304 South 4th Street), Kentucky Tours & Travel Inc (Tours & Charters; 326 West Main Street), Carlson Wagonlit Travel (Tours & Charters; 1322 Lebanon Rd).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (96 Daniel Drive), Super 8 Motel (3663 Highway 150-127), Country Hearth Inn (S South # 127), Best Western Danville Inn (210 Brenda Avenue), Hampton Inn Danville (100 Montgomery Way), Comfort Suites Danville (864 Ben Ali Dr).

Birthplace of: James G. Birney - Politician, DeWitt Weaver (golfer) - Professional golfer, Dennis Johnson - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Dec 4, 1979), Fess Williams - Musician, Frank X. Walker - Writer, Hugh L. Scott - Chief of Staff of the Army, Jewel Carmen - Actress, Jim Marshall (American football) - Player of and football, John Michael Montgomery - Country singer, John Norvell - Politician.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Danville and their reported violations in the past:

DANVILLE CITY WATER WORKS (Population served: 32,600, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2014)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


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

People in group quarters in Danville in 2010:

  • 1,072 people in college/university student housing
  • 292 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 210 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 102 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 75 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 22 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Danville in 2000:

  • 896 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 191 people in nursing homes
  • 178 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 88 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 27 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with most branches in Danville (2011 data):

  • The Farmers National Bank of Danville: Southtown Express Branch, Danville Square Branch, East Main Branch, The Farmers National Bank Of Danvill. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $479.5 mil, Deposits: $412.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Boyle Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: South Fourth Street Branch at 121 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1922/08/12; Ridgefield at 1611 Hustonville Road, branch established on 1980/12/19. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Central Kentucky Federal Savings Bank: Danville Branch at 120 Skywatch Drive, branch established on 2000/06/14; Central Kentucky Federal Savings Ban at 340 W Main St, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $127.0 mil, Deposits: $100.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Danville Manor Branch at 1560 Hustonville Road, branch established on 1999/04/19; Danville Main Street at 462 West Main Street, branch established on 1997/07/17. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Danville Branch at 111 South Fourth Street, branch established on 1932/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Danville Branch at 100 Walton Avenue, branch established on 2009/04/18. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Bluegrass Community Bank: at 113 Smoky Way, branch established on 2009/03/11. Info updated 2009/03/11: Bank assets: $44.4 mil, Deposits: $36.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Farmers Bank & Capital Trust Company: Danville Branch at 1035 Ben Ali Drive, branch established on 2006/01/17. Info updated 2010/05/10: Bank assets: $721.0 mil, Deposits: $559.5 mil, headquarters in Frankfort, KY, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • PBK BANK, INC.: Danville Branch at 1001 Hustonville Road, branch established on 1998/10/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $113.8 mil, Deposits: $98.0 mil, headquarters in Stanford, KY, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Danville:

Marital status in Danville, KY
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 41.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Danville:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Danville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Danville, KY (based on Boyle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,76251
Mainline Protestant2,99211
Catholic1,4392
Black Protestant1,2533
Other3233
None4,663-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Boyle County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Boyle County:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Boyle County:

17.3%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Danville:

47.8%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.1%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Danville:

13.2%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Danville:

34.1%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Danville:

53.4%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Danville, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 31$123,174$47,6802$76
Police Protection - Officers 27$109,367$48,6080$0
Other Government Administration 14$41,872$35,89010$4,197
Police - Other 12$32,312$32,31215$18,513
Parks and Recreation 12$37,110$37,11013$13,407
Solid Waste Management 11$28,326$30,9012$2,352
Streets and Highways 11$29,099$31,7440$0
Other and Unallocable 7$26,434$45,31513$15,531
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$14,607$35,0570$0
Financial Administration 4$15,172$45,5160$0
Welfare 2$9,713$58,2780$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 136$467,186$41,22255$54,076

Danville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $7,913,000 ($472.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $939,000 ($56.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $426,000 ($25.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($1.73)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,571,000 ($213.39)
    Sewerage: $2,596,000 ($155.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,395,000 ($143.11)
    Regular Highways: $2,244,000 ($134.09)
    Police Protection: $1,981,000 ($118.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,464,000 ($87.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,214,000 ($72.54)
    Central Staff Services: $855,000 ($51.09)
    Financial Administration: $593,000 ($35.43)
    General - Other: $436,000 ($26.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $317,000 ($18.94)
    Parking Facilities: $307,000 ($18.34)
    Public Welfare - Other: $227,000 ($13.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $160,000 ($9.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $142,000 ($8.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $733,000 ($43.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $93,000 ($5.56)
    Other - General - Other: $90,000 ($5.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $414,000 ($24.74)
    Regular Highways: $254,000 ($15.18)
    Police Protection: $203,000 ($12.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $188,000 ($11.23)
    Central Staff Services: $112,000 ($6.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $87,000 ($5.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000 ($3.65)
    Public Welfare - Other: $55,000 ($3.29)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($2.45)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($1.67)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,377,000 ($381.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $446,000 ($26.65)

Danville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,916,000 ($174.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,359,000 ($81.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $902,000 ($53.90)
    Parking Facilities: $248,000 ($14.82)
    Other: $218,000 ($13.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,526,000 ($91.19)
    Highways: $313,000 ($18.70)
    General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($1.67)
    Other: $7,000 ($0.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $942,000 ($56.29)
    Other: $191,000 ($11.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($6.15)
    Rents: $55,000 ($3.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($0.66)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($0.60)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,948,000 ($295.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $362,000 ($21.63)
    Highways: $323,000 ($19.30)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $5,894,000 ($352.20)
    Property: $1,917,000 ($114.55)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,793,000 ($107.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,134,000 ($67.76)
    Corporation Net Income: $1,067,000 ($63.76)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $634,000 ($37.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000 ($0.66)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.06)

Danville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,362,000 ($2770.36)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,667,000 ($2609.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,417,000 ($1040.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,721,000 ($879.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,755,000 ($343.89)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,672,000 ($279.18)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,083,000 ($64.71)

Danville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,951,000 ($475.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,115,000 ($843.44)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,733,000 ($342.58)

7.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lincoln County, KY  1.57% ($33,796 average AGI)
from Mercer County, KY  1.07% ($32,383)
from Fayette County, KY  0.68% ($40,162)


7.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lincoln County, KY  1.32% ($32,348 average AGI)
to Mercer County, KY  1.05% ($29,181)
to Fayette County, KY  0.91% ($44,593)
Businesses in Danville, KY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1Mazda1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Best Western1Nike5
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King1Office Depot1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill2U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS5
Hilton1Vans2
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Danville:

  • WHIR (1230 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN B/CSTNG OF DANVILLE, INC.)
  • WDFB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS VISION & OUTREACH CORP)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBN (1420 AM; 1 kW; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF KE)
  • WRSL (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKYY (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: LANCASTER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Danville:

  • WDFB-FM (88.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WHIR-FM (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WRNZ (105.1 FM; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WVLC (99.9 FM; MANNSVILLE, KY; Owner: PATRICIA RODGERS)

TV broadcast stations around Danville:

  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Danville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 479ft / 146mTotal length
  • $13,676,000Total costs
  • 197,183Total average daily traffic
  • 9,149Total average daily truck traffic
  • 169,326Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Danville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Danville, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Danville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Danville, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Danville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Danville)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 78. The highest number of reported fires - 113 took place in 2012, and the least - 31 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Danville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.0%), and Outside Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Danville, KY
    • 52642.0%Structure Fires
    • 40832.6%Outside Fires
    • 24119.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 776.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Danville, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Danville, Kentucky:

  • Constitutional CT Motel, 135 E Main St, Danville, Kentucky 40422 , Phone: (606) 325-4761
  • Super 8 Danville KY, 3363 Hwy 150, Danville, Kentucky 40422 , Phone: (859) 236-8881, Fax: (859) 236-8881
  • Hampton Inn, 100 Montgomery Way, Danville, Kentucky 40422 , Phone: (859) 236-6200, Fax: (859) 936-0271
  • Comfort Suites, 864 Ben Ali Dr, Danville, Kentucky 40422 , Phone: (859) 936-9300, Fax: (859) 238-9987
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Danville, 200 Shannon Way, Danville, Kentucky 40422 , Phone: (859) 209-2928, Fax: (859) 209-2953
  • Red Roof Inn, 210 Brenda Ave, Danville, Kentucky 40422 , Phone: (859) 236-5525, Fax: (859) 236-6825
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Danville, 200 Shannon Way, Danville, Kentucky 40422 , Phone: (859) 209-2928, Fax: (859) 209-2953
  • Quality Inn, 96 Daniel Dr, Danville, Kentucky 40422 , Phone: (859) 236-8600, Fax: (859) 236-4299
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Danville, Kentucky
Most common first names in Danville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21772.6 years
William20974.0 years
Mary20278.6 years
John16275.2 years
Robert12473.9 years
George9975.4 years
Charles8476.0 years
Margaret6880.7 years
Elizabeth6780.8 years
Henry4977.3 years
Most common last names in Danville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8373.5 years
Smith6974.3 years
Jones6277.2 years
Brown4573.6 years
Taylor4574.9 years
Wilson4174.4 years
Williams3980.1 years
Caldwell3873.2 years
Davis3677.1 years
Preston3677.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Danville, KY
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 33.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Danville, KY
  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 40.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Danville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Danville on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
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