Danville : Kentucky

Follow Me on Pinterest
What Danville is like for active adults

Danville is a town of about 16,000 people in central Kentucky, about 30 minutes from Lexington. Some people are considering it for retirement because it is of manageable size, low cost, and convenient to Lexington.  The architecture is very pretty according to some reports and the people are friendly to outsiders. There is a small downtown and a good library. The National Trust for Historic Preservation gave Danville the Great American Main Street Award for its charming downtown.

Edit  |  History
Where to Live & Real Estate Values

You can live downtown or in the countryside. The median sales price of a home was about $109,000, in mid-2013, according to Zillow.com.

Edit  |  History
What is special about this retirement community
Danville is attractive, low cost,and of a manageable size.  There is a good library.  It is in horse country. The people who live here seem to really love its version of  "Small town USA".
Edit  |  History
What is not special about this retirement community
Click Edit to add your suggestions
Edit  |  History
What kinds of people like retiring here
People who are looking for a small town in horse country might like it here.
Edit  |  History
Local economy is driven by
Click Edit to add your suggestions
Edit  |  History
Climate and Physical Environment

Danville is located in the center of the state. The average January temperature is in the low 30's and the average July temperature is in the mid 70's.

Edit  |  History
Restaurants & Cultural Scene
The Great American Brass Band Festival draws bands from all over. Norton Center for the Arts, on the campus of Centre College, attracts big-name performing groups.  There are some restaurants in town and some in nearby places like Harrodsburg. Great American Brass Band Festival is one of 2 annual festivals.
Edit  |  History
Crime
The crime rate is lower than the national average.
Edit  |  History
Medical facilities

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center provides acute care services in town. There are nearby hospitals from 11 to 26 miles away.

Edit  |  History
Transportation
Click Edit to add your suggestions
Edit  |  History
Valuable Links

Danville Chamber of Commerce

Edit  |  History

What people are saying about Danville

No Comments

Leave a Comment

To comment you must be a registered member of Topretirements.com

Login Here

 
OR

Create Your Free Membership Account

 
Suggest a community we want to know about your top retirement spots
Please note that all contributions to Topretirements may be edited, altered, or removed by other contributors. If you don't want your writing to be edited mercilessly, then don't submit it here. By submitting content and/or photographs here you agree to give Topretirements.com the rights to use them in any manner without cost or attribution.You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource (see Project:Copyrights for details). DO NOT SUBMIT COPYRIGHTED WORK WITHOUT PERMISSION!
Forward to a Friend | print
Bookmark and Share
Facts about DANVILLE
  • State: KY
  • Environment: Rural,College Town,Lake,Small Town,Boating Community,Biking Community,Golf Community,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: Amandalin

Can you add to or correct these Facts? Or do you have a photo of this community we could use? If so, please click on Edit these facts

Danville retirement communities
Vote on the Ratings for Danville
Update Your Ratings
1. Overall Retirement Ratings Discuss

1. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

2. Expense:
Inexpensive to Luxury Discuss

2. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

3. Taxes:
Inexpensive to Expensive Discuss

3. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

4. Culture:
None to Cosmopolitan Discuss

4. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

5.Recreation:
None to Summer camp Discuss

5. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

6. Transportation:
Boondocks to World Hub Discuss

6. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

7. Security:
Dangerous to Ft. Knox Discuss

7. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

8. Medical Facilities:
None to Excellent Discuss

8. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

9. Political Situation:
Conservative to Liberal Discuss

9. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)

10. Environmental:
Oblivious to Ultra-Green Discuss

10. Rating: 0.0/5 ( 0 votes cast)