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Danville, Iowa
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Location of Danville, Iowa
Location of Danville, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Des Moines
Area
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
722 ft (220 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 927
 • Density 1,237.65/sq mi (477.72/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52623
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-18435
GNIS feature ID 0455791
Current Mayor Devin Weyrick

Danville is a city in Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. The population was 927 at the time of the 2020 census. It is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Danville was founded in 1854.

Geography

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).

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.

Danville is about 4 miles northeast of Geode State Park.

Demographics

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%
2020 927 −0.7%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
DanvilleIowaPopPlot
The population of Danville, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 934 people, 362 households, and 262 families living 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.

Education

The Danville Community School District operates local public schools.

Notable person

  • S. L. Mains, American football coach.
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