Danville, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Danville, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Danville had a population of 44,783 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Danville is located at latitude 37.8216 and longitude -122 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.

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Danville, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 44,783
Population in Households 44,531
Population in Familes 39,692
Population in Group Qrtrs 252
Population Density2 2,477
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $154,703
Average Household Income $203,437
Per Capita Income $74,131


Total Housing Units 16,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,434 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,838 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $1,058,037
Average Home Value $1,150,287


Total Households 16,272
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 12,622
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.77% 0.84%
Households 0.65% 0.77%
Families 0.64% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

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, 2018 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 Density # 540 64th
Diversity Index # 1066 30th
Median Household Income # 45 97th
Per Capita Income # 76 95th

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