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Dansville is a village in Livingston County, in the Rochester metro area.

The community was named after Daniel Faulkner, an early settler.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Dansville. For links to other places called Dansville, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dansville is 42.560N. The longitude is -77.696W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,705.


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Median household income
Local
$32,903
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dansville demographic reports
Under the leadership of Clara Barton, Dansville established the first local society of the American Red Cross in 1881.

Once a nursery center.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Stony Brook State Park
Historic sites and museums: American Red Cross, Clara Barton House Chapter #1, Dansville Area Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Dansville is a live, progressive village -- as well as a distinctive, tidy and comely one.
-- Stagecoach Towns
Arch Merrill

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33% of Dansville residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dansville ancestry & family history guide.

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Recommendations: Fly-in breakfast at the Dansville airport in September; the chicken dance at the Oktoberfest

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dansville was $15,994, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Dansville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dansville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $395.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $873.


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Libraries in Dansville include Dansville Public Library ... View libraries

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Livingston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dansville political report.

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The average commute time for Dansville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Dansville, NY

Pros: Dansville Balloon Festival on Labor Day weekend, East Hill in the fall, a beautiful setting in the Genesee Valley, a terrific public library

Cons: commercial signs on Main Street need to be made more consistent and classy

This is a good place to Hike through Stony Brook State Park, enjoy the Dogwood Festival, see a slew of hot air balloons

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other NY communities named Dansville:
  �Steuben County town

NY communities formerly known as Dansville:
  �Wilmington, Essex County

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“ Dansville is a live, progressive village -- as well as a distinctive, tidy and comely one. ”
~ Stagecoach Towns
Arch Merrill

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