Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at DACC are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Danville Area Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 18%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 7%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 37% more female students than male students enrolled at Danville Area Community College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DACC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Danville Area Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Danville Area Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,107
Women 1,513

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

DACC serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Danville Area Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 8%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,668 per year

53% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 33.1%
Part time Undergrads 49%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144564 IPEDS survey data for Danville Area Community College.