Danville, Arkansas

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Danville, Arkansas
City
Location in Yell County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Yell County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°3′13″N 93°23′30″W / 35.05361°N 93.39167°W / 35.05361; -93.39167Coordinates: 35°3′13″N 93°23′30″W / 35.05361°N 93.39167°W / 35.05361; -93.39167
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Yell
Area
 • Total 4.3 sq mi (11.2 km2)
 • Land 4.2 sq mi (11 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 348 ft (106 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,392
 • Density 556.3/sq mi (213.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72833
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-17320
GNIS feature ID 0081853

Danville is a city in Yell County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 2,409 at the 2010 census. Along with Dardanelle, it is one of two county seats for Yell County.[1]

Danville is part of the Russellville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Danville is located at 35°3′13″N 93°23′30″W / 35.05361°N 93.39167°W / 35.05361; -93.39167 (35.053572, -93.391623).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11 km2), of which 4.2 square miles (11 km2) is land and 0.1-square-mile (0.26 km2) (1.40%) is water.

Industry[edit]

The primary industry/employer is poultry farming and processing, along with other forms of agriculture.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 2,392
2010 2,409 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2010 census Danville had a population of 2,409. The ethnic and racial composition of the population was 52.6% Hispanic or Latino, 42.1% non-Hispanic white, 2.1% African-American, 0.6% Native American, 1.5% Asian (all not from the generally delinated sub-groups) and 3.1% reporting two or more races.[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,392 people, 716 households, and 499 families residing in the city. The population density was 565.6 people per square mile (218.3/km²). There were 792 housing units at an average density of 187.3 per square mile (72.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 65.22% White, 1.84% Black or African American, 0.59% Native American, 1.30% Asian, 29.35% from other races, and 1.71% from two or more races. 43.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 716 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.44.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 13.8% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 109.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,506, and the median income for a family was $29,185. Males had a median income of $17,122 versus $16,604 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,533. About 17.5% of families and 21.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.9% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education for elementary and secondary school students is available from the Danville School District, which leads to graduation from Danville High School. The district and high school's mascot and athletic emblem is the Little Johns.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ 2010 census date for Danville, Arkansas
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.