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    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Danville is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 44,605. Danville is in Contra Costa County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Danville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Danville there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Danville tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Danville are highly rated.

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About Danville...
Population
44,605

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,091,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,489
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    22.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    11.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    15.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    80
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    548.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    28.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Danville

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$160,808
National
$62,843

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