Derby, Connecticut Population 2024

12,405

Derby is a city located in Connecticut. Derby has a 2024 population of 12,405. Derby is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,311 in 2020.

The average household income in Derby is $83,410 with a poverty rate of 13.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Derby is 46 years, 45.9 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Derby Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Derby was:

  • White: 67.88%
  • Black or African American: 13.81%
  • Two or more races: 8.29%
  • Other race: 7.18%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,453.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.76% (94)
The current population of Derby, Connecticut is 12,405 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,311.

Derby, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,39967.88%
Black or African American1,70913.81%
Two or more races1,0268.29%
Other race8897.18%
Asian3022.44%
Native American480.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Derby Population by Race

Derby Population Pyramid 2024

Derby Median Age

46

Total

45.9

Male

46.1

Female

Derby Adults

There are 10,284 adults, (2,567 of whom are seniors) in Derby.

Derby Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Derby Sex Ratio

Female6,84055.28%
Male5,53344.72%

Derby Population by Age

Derby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,7132.1463.836.2
Non Family2,3681.1351.948.1
Married2,1522.7885.114.9
Female1,0173.0456.143.9
Male1762.847.492.6

2.82

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Derby Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2943.03%
9th to 12th Grade6666.87%
High School Graduate3,66737.82%
Some College1,43014.75%
Associates Degree7898.14%
Bachelors Degree1,52215.7%
Graduate Degree1,32813.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Derby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Derby Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,9565,7221,913
Hispanic1,6611,336301
Black1,4271,026293
Other Race685619216
2+ Races435435148
Asian275275167
Native American19190

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.73%.

Derby Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$51,326$54,990$48,902
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$43,363$44,913$38,618
Some College$56,419$60,589$53,711
Bachelors Degree$51,842$71,923$42,778
Graduate Degree$90,848$115,295$70,485

$51,326

Average Earnings

$54,990

Average Male

$48,902

Average Female

Derby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Derby Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Derby Language

73.69% of Derby residents speak only English, while 26.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.97% of the population.

Derby Language

Derby Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,89183712.15%
Hispanic2,83266223.38%
Multiple1,02619619.1%
Other88815917.91%
Black1,7081237.2%
Asian2895117.65%
Native481939.58%

13.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.97%

Male Poverty Rate

14.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Derby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Derby is Native, with 39.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Derby is Black, with 7.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.23%.

Derby Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.22%
High School16.22%
Some College9.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%

Derby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.5%
Female Unemployed20.51%
Male Employed4.92%
Female Employed3.87%

Derby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Derby Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$69,835$83,410
Families$103,003$108,387
Married Families$108,929$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,180$46,572

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Derby Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Derby Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Derby Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Derby Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Derby Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

757

Number of Veterans

568

Male Veterans

189

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War266
Vietnam206
First Gulf War196
Korea0
World War II0

Derby Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54229
65 to 74216
55 to 64185
18 to 3472
75+55

Derby Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5467.4%
Black1007.01%
Hispanic874.95%
Other Race629.05%
2+ Races4910.06%

Derby Veterans by Race

Derby Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Derby Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Derby Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Derby Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Derby Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.23%

Born in Derby

86.05%

Native Born

13.95%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

10.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.05% of Derby residents were born in the United States, with 61.23% having been born in Connecticut. 3.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Derby Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,522230.18%
202812,499240.19%
202712,475230.18%
202612,452240.19%
202512,428230.19%
202412,405240.19%
202312,381230.19%
202212,358100.08%
202112,348370.3%
202012,311-15-0.12%
201912,326-74-0.6%
201812,400-119-0.95%
201712,519-31-0.25%
201612,550-60-0.48%
201512,610-166-1.3%
201412,776-32-0.25%
201312,808-34-0.26%
201212,84290.07%
201112,833-45-0.35%
201012,8784873.93%
200012,3911921.57%
199012,199-147-1.19%
198012,346-253-2.01%
197012,5994673.85%
196012,1321,87318.26%
195010,259-28-0.27%
194010,287-501-4.64%
193010,788-450-4%
192011,2382,24724.99%
19108,9911,06113.38%
19007,93000%
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Derby Population by Year