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Danville, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Danville had a population of 44,022 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Danville is located at latitude 37.8121 and longitude -121.9698 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Danville (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Town of Danville (GNIS ID: 2412403) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Danville is located within Central Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Danville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Danville, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 44,022
Population in Households 43,770
Population in Familes 38,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density1 2,435
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 15,943
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 12,366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,134 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,809 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 322 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $909,805
Average Home Value $928,639


Median Household Income $139,237
Average Household Income $186,056
Per Capita Income $67,620
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.97%
Households 0.54% 0.86%
Families 0.51% 0.86%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Danville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danville to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 204 87th
Population Density1 # 537 65th
Diversity Index2 # 1069 30th
Median Household Income # 40 97th
Per Capita Income # 72 95th

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