Dansville, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dansville, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Dansville had a population of 4,635 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dansville is located at latitude 42.5625 and longitude -77.6969 in Livingston County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Dansville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Livingston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

The Village of Dansville (GNIS ID: 2391633) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Dansville is located within Town of North Dansville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dansville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Dansville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,635
Daytime Population: Workers 2,512
Daytime Population: Residents 2,578
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,090
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 4,559
Population in Familes 3,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density2 1,777
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $36,004
Average Household Income $48,826
Per Capita Income $21,168


Total Housing Units 2,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,164 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 798 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 232 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $88,178
Average Home Value $103,418


Total Households 1,962
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,195
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.22%
Households -0.17% -0.16%
Families -0.34% -0.27%
Median Household Income   -0.18%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Dansville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dansville to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 373 69th
Population Density # 463 61st
Diversity Index # 758 37th
Median Household Income # 1162 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1118 7th

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