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People

Total Population 4,686
Male Share of the Population 45.1%
Female Share of the Population 54.9%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 2,145
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 25.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.1%
Median Earnings25+ $26,745
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,143
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,638

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,301
% Above Poverty Level 81.2%
% Below Poverty Level 18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.3%
% Using Public Transportation 3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 47.4%
Median Gross Rent $717
Median House Value $109,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 15.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Danville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Montour
Standard Zip Codes 17821
Company Zip Codes 17822
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.963
Longitude -76.613

Danville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MILLVILLE 2 SW
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 43 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Danville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Danville East (17821)

Deiblers (17821)

Exchange (17821)

Grovania (17821)

Kaseville (17821)

Mahoning (17821)

Mausdale (17821)

Mooresburg (17821)

Ottawa (17821)

Ridgeville (17821)

Rushtown (17821)

Valley (17821)

West Hemlock (17821)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomsburg 14,631 $49,620
Catawissa 1,473 $43,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Danville Public Libraries

Library
Thomas Beaver Free Library
205 FERRY STREET
Danville, Pennsylvania
(570) 275-4180
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Danville Hospitals

GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
100 NORTH ACADEMY AVENUE
(570) 271-6211
Emergency Service: Yes

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Danville High Schools

DANVILLE AREA SHS
570-271-3268
Serves 828 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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