Danville, KY

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Population

16,657

0.0721% growth

Median Age

36.6


Median Household Income

$37,045

0.0243% growth

Poverty Rate

19.2%


Number of Employees

6,758

2.55% decline

Median Property Value

$144,400

4.18% growth

About

In 2017, Danville, KY had a population of 16.7k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $37,045. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Danville, KY grew from 16,645 to 16,657, a 0.0721% increase and its median household income grew from $37,036 to $37,045, a 0.0243% increase.

The population of Danville, KY is 79.7% White Alone, 10.1% Black or African American Alone, and 5.35% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Danville, KY speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Danville, KY are Centre College (371 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Danville, KY is $144,400, and the homeownership rate is 55%. Most people in Danville, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Danville, KY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Danville, KY employs 6.76k people. The largest industries in Danville, KY are Educational Services (1,141 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,125 people), and Manufacturing (967 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,085), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,026), and Transportation & Warehousing ($59,344).

Median household income in Danville, KY is $37,045. Males in Danville, KY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,451. The income inequality in Danville, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,045

2017 value

± $2,577

0.0243%

1 Year Growth

± 10.5%

Households in Danville, KY have a median annual income of $37,045, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,036 in 2016, which represents a 0.0243% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,557

Average Male Salary

± $1,518

$41,451

Average Female Salary

± $1,092

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kentucky made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $55,164 ± $10,370

  2. White

    $43,856 ± $923

  3. American Indian

    $34,557 ± $13,648

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kentucky workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Danville, KY is from Kentucky.

0.457

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.329% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9305

  2. Census Tract 9302

  3. Census Tract 9301

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Danville, KY was Census Tract 9305 with a value of $62,813, followed by Census Tract 9302 and Census Tract 9301, with respective values of $54,750 and $43,839.

The following map shows all of the places in Danville, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Danville, KY (2.77k out of 14.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,281 ± 303

  2. Black

    373 ± 164

  3. Hispanic

    361 ± 134

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Danville, KY is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.76k

2017 Value

± 515

-2.55%

1 Year decline

± 11.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Danville, KY declined at a rate of -2.55%, from 6.94k employees to 6.76k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Danville, KY, are Production Occupations (789 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (735 people), and Management Occupations (689 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Danville, KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Danville, KY, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (789 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (735 people), and Management Occupations (689 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Danville, KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.01 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.73 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Danville, KY, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,369), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($71,161), and Transportation Occupations ($58,469).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.76k

2017 Value

± 515

-2.55%

1 Year decline

± 11.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Danville, KY declined at a rate of -2.55%, from 6.94k employees to 6.76k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Danville, KY, are Educational Services (1,141 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,125 people), and Manufacturing (967 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Danville, KY, though some of these residents may live in Danville, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Danville, KY, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,141 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,125 people), and Manufacturing (967 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Danville, KY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.16 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.82 times), and Information (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Danville, KY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($93,085), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,026), and Transportation & Warehousing ($59,344).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $74.6B

  2. $17.8B

  3. $17.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $74.6B, followed by Base metals ($17.8B) and Gasoline ($17.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$301B

2020 Value

$398B

Projected 2045 Value

32.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $301B. This is expected to increase 32.3% to $398B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $23.5B

  2. $20.7B

  3. $17.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $23.5B, followed by Indiana with $20.7B and Tennessee and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.1% of the population of Danville, KY has health coverage, with 42.4% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Danville, KY was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Danville, KY see 1146 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.18% increase from the previous year (1100 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1155 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 527 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18%). Additionally, Leslie County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,146 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Boyle County, KY see an average of 1,146 patients per year. This represents a 4.18% increase from the previous year (1,100 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Boyle County, KY in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,004

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,551

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,016

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,368

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kentucky (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.11%, from $7,543 to $8,004.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.91%

Uninsured

42.4%

Employer Coverage

20.7%

Medicaid

14.9%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

1.39%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Danville, KY declined by 26.7% from 9.43% to 6.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Danville, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18% prevalence

  2. 17.9% prevalence

  3. 17.8% prevalence

Harlan County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky, at 18%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kentucky by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Danville, KY is home to a population of 16.7k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.36% of Danville, KY residents were born outside of the country (560 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Danville, KY is composed of 13.3k White Alone residents (79.7%), 1.68k Black or African American Alone residents (10.1%), 891 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.35%), 571 Two or More Races residents (3.43%), 196 Asian Alone residents (1.18%), 36 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.216%), 17 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.102%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.6

27

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Danville, KY was 36.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 27. But people in Danville, KY are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Danville, KY residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.36%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

560 people

2.92%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

486 people

As of 2017, 3.36% of Danville, KY residents (560 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Danville, KY was 2.92%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    32,622 ± 4,418 people

  2. India

    10,932 ± 2,564 people

  3. Cuba

    8,780 ± 2,298 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 32,622 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 10,932 and Cuba with 8,780.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Danville, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Danville, KY was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    13.3k ± 169

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.68k ± 234

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    891 ± 195

In 2017, there were 7.91 times more White Alone residents (13.3k people) in Danville, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.68k Black or African American Alone and 891 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Danville, KY as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    317 ± 97

  2. Korea

    115 ± 56

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    114 ± 67

Danville, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Danville, KY awarded 371 degrees. The student population of Danville, KY is skewed towards women, with 709 male students and 741 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Danville, KY are White (291 and 83.6%), followed by Black or African American (22 and 6.32%), Two or More Races (13 and 3.74%), and Asian (12 and 3.45%).

The largest universities in Danville, KY by number of degrees awarded are Centre College (371 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Danville, KY are Other Economics (56 and 15.1%), Physiological Psychology & Psychobiology (30 and 8.09%), and International & Global Studies (27 and 7.28%).

The median tuition costs in Danville, KY are $40,500 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 56 degrees awarded

  2. 30 degrees awarded

  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Danville, KY was Other Economics with 56 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Danville, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

371 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$40,500

Median Private

In 2017, the Danville, KY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Centre College with 371 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

183

Degrees Awarded to Men

188

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 183 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Danville, KY, which is 0.973 times less than the 188 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    291 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    13 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Danville, KY were to White students. These 291 degrees mean that there were 13.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 22 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Danville, KY was $144,400 in 2017, which is 0.629 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $138,600 to $144,400, a 4.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Danville, KY is 55%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Danville, KY have an average commute time of 16.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Danville, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$144,400

2017 Median

± $7,129

$138,600

2016 Median

± $7,347

In 2017, the median property value in Danville, KY grew to to $144,400 from the previous year's value of $138,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Danville, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Danville, KY the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$37,045

Median Household Income

± $2,577

6.22k

Number of Households

± 449

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.22k households in Danville, KY grew to $37,045 from the previous year's value of $37,036.

The following chart displays the households in Danville, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Danville, KY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Danville, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

55%

2017 Homeownership

54.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55% of the housing units in Danville, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Danville, KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Danville, KY have a shorter commute time (16.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Danville, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.8%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Walked

    6.43%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Danville, KY was Drove Alone (76.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.7%) and those who Walked (6.43%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Danville, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Danville, KY have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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