According to sources, the first resident population Danca'da "bith" and is considered to be of Greek origin. Darıca and the surrounding area changed hands several times and is often due to natural disasters, the population has changed from time to time in favor of the Greek Cypriots from time to time. The famous Turkish traveler Evliya Çelebi's travels' DARICA CASTLE "A" has a stronghold in the four corners of seven lebi deryadan. There is a gate of the castle cihetinde overlooked the harbor. And the commander of the castle guard available. Available in about 20 houses covered with tiles, "he mentions.
The first census in 1831 Danca'da (MeVal-i-Patrol) was built by Ibrahim Efendi İLYAS SEYİT ZADE. Danca'nın 4500 census, the population of these have been identified as a person. The majority of the population is Greek ğunu'da were formed. From 17 November 1910, and after the great fire that burned down the house Darıca'daki nine hundred households, a large part of the Greek Cypriots in Buyukada, Istanbul as the island of Heybeli Burgas islands, some of the Turks (by the Arab Bilali'ye) Eskihisar Aydınlı, Tavşanlı and Hereke emigrated with relatives. Some of the migrants returned to later. During the First World War and the War of Independence 1911-1921 Danca'mızın repeated population movements caused a significant reduction in the population. After the War of Independence was signed on 24 July 1923 by the Lausanne Peace Treaty after the population exchange with Greece-Crete-Thessaloniki-Serres-Kavala Danca'ya from places as diverse as the Turks settled in a part of the 4 February 1924 Danca'ya.
In 1927, the census was conducted in the early years of the Republic. This is determined by the census of 2115 the population of Danca'nın. Danca'ya Turkish immigrants from Bulgaria in 1960, settling in romania va According to the census in 1965 the population of the 250 muhacirle Danca'nın 5575 respectively. Census in 1985, the ratio was 33,551 people. Determined as of the last census conducted in 1990, 53 300 people. Especially due to the industrial zone Danca'nın Kars-Erzurum-BİLECİK-Part-GÜMÜŞHANE-TUNCELİ and cities around the country in order to work a side Danca'nın Danca'ya leaders settled here in 2000 census the population of 85,818 according to known to have reached. In 2008, this number is set at 135.966 with address-based population registration system. This number is determined according to the cencus conducted in 2014 as 173.139.