Derby, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Derby, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Derby had a population of 22,994 as of July 1, 2015. Derby ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Derby is located at latitude 37.5596 and longitude -97.2558 in Sedgwick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Derby (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

The City of Derby (GNIS ID: 2394521) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Derby is located within Township of Rockford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sedgwick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Derby population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Derby: El Paso, Sand Ford.

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Derby, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 22,994
Population in Households 22,915
Population in Familes 20,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 2,407
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 8,659
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 6,478
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,164 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,495 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 414 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $167,351
Average Home Value $202,446


Median Household Income $70,204
Average Household Income $83,833
Per Capita Income $31,704
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.55%
Households 0.81% 0.6%
Families 0.76% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Derby, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Derby to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 97th
Population Density1 # 19 97th
Diversity Index2 # 150 78th
Median Household Income # 34 95th
Per Capita Income # 46 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.