Danville, New Hampshire


Danville is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States The population was 4,387 at the 2010 census1 Danville is part of the Timberlane Regional School District, with students attending Danville Elementary School, Timberlane Regional Middle School, and Timberlane Regional High School

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
  • 3 Demographics
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Historyedit

Originally a parish of Kingston, it was chartered in 1760 as Hawke, after Admiral Sir Edward Hawke After the town of Hawke was eradicated by the smallpox epidemic, a new town was settled in the same area and was named in 1836 after early settlers, at least three of whom had been named Danielcitation needed

Geographyedit

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 119 square miles 31 km2, of which 117 sq mi 30 km2 is land and 02 sq mi 052 km2 is water, comprising 168% of the town The highest named summit in Danville is Rock Rimmon Hill, with an elevation greater than 350 feet 110 m above sea level on the town's eastern border An unnamed hill on the town's western border also tops 350 feet The southern two-thirds of Danville lies within the Merrimack River watershed, and the northern third is in the Piscataqua River Coastal watershed2

Demographicsedit

Census
Historical population
Pop
1840 538
1850 614 141%
1860 629 24%
1870 548 −129%
1880 613 119%
1890 666 86%
1900 615 −77%
1910 517 −159%
1920 463 −104%
1930 406 −123%
1940 457 126%
1950 508 112%
1960 605 191%
1970 924 527%
1980 1,318 426%
1990 2,534 923%
2000 4,023 588%
2010 4,387 90%
Est 2015 4,450 14%
US Decennial Census4

As of the census5 of 2000, there were 4,023 people, 1,428 households, and 1,122 families residing in the town The population density was 3436 people per square mile 1326/km² There were 1,479 housing units at an average density of 1263 per square mile 488/km² The racial makeup of the town was 9759% White, 057% African American, 027% Native American, 035% Asian, 002% Pacific Islander, 030% from other races, and 089% from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 085% of the population

There were 1,428 households out of which 423% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 683% were married couples living together, 68% had a female householder with no husband present, and 214% were non-families 165% of all households were made up of individuals and 41% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 282 and the average family size was 318

In the town, the population was spread out with 292% under the age of 18, 44% from 18 to 24, 370% from 25 to 44, 222% from 45 to 64, and 71% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 35 years For every 100 females there were 1047 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 1015 males

The median income for a household in the town was $57,287, and the median income for a family was $63,239 Males had a median income of $45,122 versus $29,351 for females The per capita income for the town was $22,152 About 32% of families and 40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 55% of those under age 18 and 84% of those age 65 or over

Referencesedit

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau, American FactFinder, 2010 Census figures Retrieved March 23, 2011
  2. ^ Foster, Debra H; Batorfalvy, Tatianna N; Medalie, Laura 1995 Water Use in New Hampshire: An Activities Guide for Teachers US Department of the Interior and US Geological Survey 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" Retrieved July 2, 2016 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing" Censusgov Archived from the original on May 12, 2015 Retrieved June 4, 2016 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Archived from the original on 2013-09-11 Retrieved 2008-01-31 

External linksedit

  • Town of Danville official website
  • Danville Elementary School, Grades K-5
  • Timberlane Regional Middle School, Grades 6-8, located in Plaistow
  • Timberlane Regional High School, Grades 9-12, located in Plaistow
  • New Hampshire Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau Profile
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