Danville, PA Population

Population: 4,897. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,640 (-5.2% change)
Males: 2,235 (45.6%), Females: 2,662 (54.4%)

Montour County

Zip codes: 17821.

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $30,498
Median house value: $74,300

Races in Danville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (22.8%), United States (11.7%), Irish (7.9%), Polish (7.2%), Italian (6.3%), English (5.6%).

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Danville

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Danville borough

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -616 (-11.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Danville:

  • DANVILLE STATE HOSP (200 STATE HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER (N ACADEMY AVE)
  • PENN STATE – GEISINGER REHAB HOSP (100 NORTH ACADEMY AVENUE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Danville:

  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 29 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Abbreviation: IPT)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 62 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Danville:

  • DANVILLE (about 2 miles; DANVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: 8N8)
  • SUNBURY (about 9 miles; SUNBURY, PA; Abbreviation: H11)
  • NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (about 10 miles; SHAMOKIN, PA; Abbreviation: N79)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Danville:

  • GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER (Location: 100 N ACADEMY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Danville:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 13 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 35 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 50 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 53 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)

Schools

Public high school in Danville:

  • DANVILLE AREA SHS (Students: 828; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Danville:

  • DANVILLE AREA MS (Students: 725; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LIBERTY-VALLEY EL SCH (Students: 439; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MAHONING-COOPER EL SCH (Students: 232; Grades: KG – 05)
  • DANVILLE EL SCH (Students: 230; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORTH CENTRAL SECURE TRMNT UNT (Students: 71; Grades: UG – UG)
  • DANVILLE CTR ADOLESCENT FEMALE (Students: 61; Grades: UG – UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Danville:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 511 FERRY ST; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • DANVILLE MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 422 ELYSBURG ROAD; Grades: 1 – 10)
  • VILLA PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGART (Students: 46; Location: VILLA SACRED HEART; Grades: PK – KG)
  • COUNTY LINE PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: RR 3 BOX 259; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Danville:

  • THOMAS BEAVER FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $128,750; Location: 205 FERRY STREET; 29,749 books; 1,320 audio materials; 1,372 video materials; 113 serial subscriptions)