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Derby, Kansas - Basic Facts

Derby is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Derby.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sedgwick County at latitude 37.5456 and longitude -97.2689. Sedgwick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Derby (see map) encompass a land area of 9.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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

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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, 2014 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 # 17 98th
Diversity Index2 # 147 78th
Median Household Income # 31 96th
Per Capita Income # 49 93rd

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

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Derby, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 22,962
Population in Households 22,883
Population in Familes 19,949
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 2,403
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,650
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 6,460
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,178 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,471 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 444 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $161,290
Average Home Value $194,841
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,979
Average Household Income $79,812
Per Capita Income $30,197
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.84% 0.68%
Households 0.98% 0.73%
Families 0.87% 0.64%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.

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