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Coordinates: 40.139273° N 87.621507° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

City of Danville, Illinois
City
Seal
Country United States
State Illinois
County Vermilion
Area 17.1 mi² (44.3 km²)
 - land 17.0 mi² (44 km²)
 - water 0.1 mi² (0.3 km²), 0.58%
 - urban 31 mi² (80.3 km²)
Center
 - coordinates 40.139273° N 87.621507° W
 - elevation 600 ft (182.9 m)
Population 33,904 (2000)
 - urban 53,223
 - metro 82,786
Density 1,994.0 /mi² (770 /km²)
 - urban 1,720.6 /mi² (664 /km²)
Founded  ?
 -  Incorporated Town  ?
 -  City Charter  ?
Mayor Scott Eisenhauer
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61832-61834
Area code 217
Location of Urbana within Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Website : www.cityofdanville.org

Danville is a city in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States. It is the principal city of the 'Danville, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area' which encompasses all of Danville, Illinois and Vermilion County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 33,904. It is the county seat of Vermilion CountyGR6. Danville Area Community College is located here and has been the host of the NJCAA (Junior College) national basketball tournament. List of cities in Illinois, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1288x1291, 220 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... 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Geography

Danville is located at 40°8′21″N, 87°37′17″W (40.139273, -87.621507)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 44.3 km² (17.1 mi²). 44.0 km² (17.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.58%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1840 503
1850 736 46.3%
1860 1,632 121.7%
1870 4,751 191.1%
1880 7,733 62.8%
1890 11,491 48.6%
1900 16,354 42.3%
1910 27,871 70.4%
1920 33,776 21.2%
1930 36,765 8.8%
1940 36,919 0.4%
1950 37,864 2.6%
1960 41,856 10.5%
1970 42,570 1.7%
1980 38,985 -8.4%
1990 33,828 -13.2%
2000 33,904 0.2%
Decennial US Census

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 33,904 people, 13,327 households, and 8,156 families residing in the city. The population density was 770.0/km² (1,994.0/mi²). There were 14,886 housing units at an average density of 338.1/km² (875.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.19% White, 24.37% African American, 0.21% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.09% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.57% of the population. The Sixth Census of the United States, conducted by the Bureau of the Census, determined the resident population of the United States to be 17,069,453 — an increase of 32. ... The Seventh Census of the United States, conducted by the Bureau of the Census, determined the resident population of the United States to be 23,191,876 — an increase of 35. ... The United States Census of 1860 was the eighth Census conducted in the United States. ... The Ninth United States Census was taken in 1870. ... 1880 US Census The United States Census of 1880 was the tenth United States Census. ... The Eleventh United States Census was taken June 1, 1890. ... 1900 US Census The Twelfth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 76,212,168, an increase of 21. ... The Thirteenth United States Census was taken in 1910. ... The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 13,327 households out of which 28% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.8% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.01. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $30,431, and the median income for a family is $39,308. Males have a median income of $31,027 versus $22,303 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,476. 18.1% of the population and 13.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 26.8% are under the age of 18 and 10.5% are 65 or older


Notable people from Danville

Joseph Cannon at the 1904 Republican Convention Joseph Gurney Cannon (May 7, 1836 – November 12, 1926) was a United States politician from Illinois and leader of the Republican party; historians consider him one of the most powerful Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1903 through 1911. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... 1900 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... Helen Morgan was an born 2 August 1900 in rural Danville, Illinois. ... Show Boat is the name of a musical film based on the stage musical of the same name by Oscar Hammerstein II, which was adapted from the novel by Edna Ferber. ... Bobby Short (born September 15, 1924) is an American cabaret singer known for his interpretation of songs by early 20th century composers like Rodgers and Hart and Cole Porter. ... Eugene Allen Hackman[1] (born January 30, 1930) is an acclaimed Academy Award-winning American actor. ... Unforgiven is a 1992 Western film which tells the story of a retired gunslinger who takes on one more job for the money. ... The French Connection is a 1971 Hollywood film directed by William Friedkin. ... Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an Emmy-Award winning American television and movie actor, comedian and dancer. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ... The Dick Van Dyke Show was an American television situation comedy which aired on CBS from October 3, 1961 to September 7, 1966. ... Jerry Van Dyke (born July 27, 1931, in Danville, Illinois) is an American comedian and actor. ... Coach was an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from 1989 to 1997. ... Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor (August 28, 1925 – September 27, 2003) was a singer, dancer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred with Francis the Talking Mule. ... Singin in the Rain is a 1952 musical film starring Gene Kelly, Donald OConnor, and Debbie Reynolds and directed by Kelly and Stanley Donen, with Kelly also handling the choreography. ... Joseph Richard Joe Tanner, born in Danville, Illinois in the USA on 21 January 1950, is a NASA astronaut. ... The NASA worm logo. ... For other uses, see Astronaut (disambiguation). ... Irving Azoff is a famous music industry manager of bands such as Jewel, The Eagles, Bush, REO Speedwagon, Dan Fogelberg, Seal, Journey, Christina Aguilera, and Van Halen. ... Reginald Weaver was an Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. ... The National Education Association (NEA) is the largest labor union in the United States, representing many of the countrys teachers along with other school personnel. ... Keon Clark is a former professional basketball player who has played in the NBA. He was selected by the Orlando Magic, 13th overall, in the 1998 NBA draft after a college career at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens basketball league. ... 1998 NBA Draft - 24 June 1998 - General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... Robin Rachel Yount (born September 16, 1955 in Danville, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball player who spent his entire career with the Milwaukee Brewers (1974-1994). ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... 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Recent mayors

  • 1967-1971: Al Gardner [1]
  • 1971-1975: Rolland E. Craig
  • 1975-1985: David S. Palmer, namesake of David S. Palmer Arena
  • 1985: Wilbur Scharlau, appointed acting mayor by city council following Palmer's death.
  • 1985-1986 Hardin W. Hawes, appointed acting mayor following Hawes resignation.[2]
  • 1986-1987 Wilbur Scharlau, appointed mayor following resignation of Hawes.
  • 1987-2003: Robert E. Jones, namesake of Danville Municipal building.
  • 2003-current: Scott Eisenhauer
  • See also: Complete list from 1867 to present

The David S. Palmer Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Danville, Illinois which has a seating capacity of 4,750 for concerts and 2,350 for sports. ... Robert Jones was mayor of Danville, Illinois for 16 years, until 2003. ...

Transportation

The general aviation community is served by the Vermilion County Airport. Vermilion County Airport (IATA: DNV, ICAO: KDNV) is a public airport located four miles northeast of the city of Danville, in Vermilion County, Illinois. ...


References

    External links


    Flag of Illinois Municipalities and Communities of Vermilion County, Illinois
    (County Seat: Danville)
    Cities, Towns and Villages Allerton | Alvin | Belgium | Bismarck | Catlin | Danville | Fairmount | Fithian | Georgetown | Henning | Hoopeston | Indianola | Muncie | Oakwood | Potomac | Rankin | Ridge Farm | Rossville | Sidell | Tilton | Westville
    Townships Blount | Butler | Carroll | Catlin | Danville | Elwood | Georgetown | Grant | Jamaica | Love | McKendree | Middlefork | Newell | Oakwood | Pilot | Ross | Sidell | South Ross | Vance
    Airports Vermilion County Airport

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