Skip to Main Content
Danville
  • Suburb of Oakland, CA

Report Card

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

editorial

Danville is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 44,933. 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
44,933

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,152,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,414
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Danville
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Get approval in minutes. Checking rates won't affect your credit score.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Search Home Listings Nearby

movoto.com®

Danville Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    22.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    6.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    107.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    406.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Danville

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$167,827
National
$64,994

Similar Places

Places like Danville

Danville Reviews

Rating 4.15 out of 5  94 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 4 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Danville
Rating 4 out of 5  
Rating 2 out of 5  

add-to-list