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Danville
  • Suburb of Oakland, CA

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    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
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Danville is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 43,449. 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.

About

About Danville...
Population
43,449

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,475,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Danville Rankings

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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
    18.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    2.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    100.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    514.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    62.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Danville

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$209,518
National
$75,149

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