Boyle County

Danville, KY: What you need to know

Danville, located less than an hour from Lexington, is home to several historic attractions including Perryville Battlefield, Constitution Square and more, and features fun festivals and events such as the Great American Balloon Race. Residents also enjoy outdoor opportunities, quality schools, charming neighborhoods and several health-care centers. Residents here have taken great steps to preserve many of the historic buildings that create a unique downtown area. This helped earn Danville a spot on our Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation list.

Danville, KY City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 16,542
Median Age 40
Median Household Income $37,311
Median Home Price $136,700

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Danville, KY Demographics

Median Population

Median Age 39.6%
Age 18 Over 81.1%
Age 21 Over 72.4%
Age 62 Over 22.4%
Age 65 Over 18.2%

Race

  Ethnicity White 84.1%
  Ethnicity Black 10.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 4%
  Ethnicity Other 0.5%

Population By Gender

  Male 47.1%
  Female 52.9%

Language

  English Only 94.9%
  English Other 5.1%

Economics

  Median Household Income $37,311
  Median Home Price $136,700
  Homes Owned 43.7%
  Homes Rent 56.3%
  Median Property Rent $634

There’s so much energy here and a proud ownership among the people who care so much about making Danville a great place to live and visit.

Jennifer Kirchner, Executive Director, Danville/Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau

 
COMMUTE TIME: 16.9 MINUTES
in Danville, KY

Commute Types

  Walked 7%
  Worked at Home 4.5%
  Public Transportation 0%
  Other Means 1.8%
  Drove Alone 74.6%
  Carpooled 12.1%

 
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