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Danville is a borough in Montour County, in the Bloomsburg-Berwick metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Dan Montgomery, developer

The latitude of Danville is 40.963N. The longitude is -76.613W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 486 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,711.


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Median household income
Local
$30,498
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Danville demographic reports
Danville is in the Susquehanna Valley
Early iron-making center

Construction of the north branch of the Pennsylvania Canal brought growth in the mid-1800s

Historic sites and museums: One-Room School House, Montgomery House Museum
Colleges and universities: Geisinger Medical Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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25% of Danville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Danville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Danville was $16,693, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Danville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Danville include Danville West Market Street Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Danville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.


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Libraries in Danville include Thomas Beaver Free Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Danville include Danville News

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Montour County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Danville political report.

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The average commute time for Danville workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Danville include Days Inn Conference Center, Quality Inn & Suites.

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