Danville, Iowa

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Danville, Iowa
City
Location of Danville, Iowa
Location of Danville, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°51′50″N 91°18′57″W / 40.86389°N 91.31583°W / 40.86389; -91.31583Coordinates: 40°51′50″N 91°18′57″W / 40.86389°N 91.31583°W / 40.86389; -91.31583
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Des Moines
Area[1]
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 934
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 937
 • Density 1,228.9/sq mi (474.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52623
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-18435
GNIS feature ID 0455791
Current Mayor LeRoy Lippert

Danville is a city in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. The population was 934 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Danville was founded in 1854.[4]

Geography[edit]

Danville is located at 40°51′50″N 91°18′57″W / 40.86389°N 91.31583°W / 40.86389; -91.31583 (40.863773, -91.315938).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all of it land.[1]

Danville is about 4 miles northeast of Geode State Park.

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 263 —    
1920 289 +9.9%
1930 327 +13.1%
1940 309 −5.5%
1950 450 +45.6%
1960 579 +28.7%
1970 948 +63.7%
1980 994 +4.9%
1990 926 −6.8%
2000 914 −1.3%
2010 934 +2.2%
2014 934 +0.0%
2015 936 +0.2%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 934 people, 362 households, and 262 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,228.9 inhabitants per square mile (474.5/km2). There were 387 housing units at an average density of 509.2 per square mile (196.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 1.8% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 362 households of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.6% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the city was 38.9 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 914 people, 352 households, and 262 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,209.2 people per square mile (464.3/km²). There were 379 housing units at an average density of 501.4 per square mile (192.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.02% White, 0.11% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 352 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% 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 2.95.

Age spread: 24.4% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $45,357, and the median income for a family was $48,875. Males had a median income of $34,844 versus $18,162 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,659. About 2.8% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

High School Basketball[edit]

Danville first appeared at the state tournament in 1952. Nearly 50 years later, Coach Ken Laffoon led the Bears to back-to-back Class 2A state championships in 2001 and 2002. Danville reappeared in the 1A state tournaments in 2011, 2012, and 2013, again under Ken Laffoon, after going undefeated in the regular season all three years. They placed 2nd, 2nd, and 3rd, respectively. After yet another undefeated regular season in 2015, Danville appeared in the 1A state tournament once again and finished 4th.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ The History of Des Moines County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1879. p. 604. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.