|Motto: "Gateway To Amish Country"|
Location of Danville, Ohio
|• Total||0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)|
|• Land||0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||994 ft (303 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,027|
|• Density||1,898.2/sq mi (732.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1039574|
Danville was described in 1833 as having one Methodist meeting house, four dry goods stores, two taverns, two physicians, two blacksmiths, two chairmakers, two tanneries, two hatter shops, two tailor shops, one tinner, two shoemakers, one saddler shop and about 250 inhabitants.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), of which, 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,044 people, 425 households, and 281 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,898.2 inhabitants per square mile (732.9/km2). There were 474 housing units at an average density of 861.8 per square mile (332.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.9% White, 0.6% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
There were 425 households of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.98.
The median age in the village was 33.8 years. 28.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,104 people, 442 households, and 292 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,055.1 people per square mile (789.4/km²). There were 479 housing units at an average density of 891.7 per square mile (342.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.10% White, 0.09% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.18% Asian, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.
There were 442 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the village the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $28,636, and the median income for a family was $31,375. Males had a median income of $30,208 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,595. About 15.0% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 13.5% of those age 65 or over.
- Robert M. Nevin - attorney and member of the United States House of Representatives
- William E. Stanley - 15th Governor of Kansas
Points of interest
- Ramser Arboretum
- Darcy Field - Home of the Danville Lady Blue Devils (District Champions 1994, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, OHSAA Division IV State Champions 2008)
- Tough St. Stadium - Home of the Danville Blue Devils
- "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Kilbourn, John (1833). The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary. Scott and Wright. p. 170. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
- "Kansas Governor William Eugene Stanley". National Governors Association. Retrieved September 29, 2012.