Derby, Connecticut Population 2022

12,150
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Derby is a city located in New Haven County Connecticut. Derby has a 2020 population of 12,150. Derby is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -5.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,878 in 2010.

The average household income in Derby is $72,778 with a poverty rate of 12.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,101 per month, and the median house value is $199,300. The median age in Derby is 40 years, 38.2 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Derby Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Derbywas:

  • White: 80.14%
  • Black or African American: 10.12%
  • Other race: 3.99%
  • Two or more races: 3.83%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Derby, Connecticut is 12,150 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,150.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,878.

Derby, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,95480.14%
Black or African American1,25710.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.10%
Asian2261.82%
Some Other Race4953.99%
Two or More Races4763.83%
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Derby Population by Race

Derby Population Pyramid 2022

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Derby Median Age

46.5


Total

45.4


Male

47.1


Female

Derby Adults

There are 10,544 adults, (2,482 of whom are seniors) in Derby.

Derby Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Derby Sex Ratio

Female

6,539

52.65%

Male

5,881

47.35%

Derby Population by Age

Derby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Derby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All64.2%35.8%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Male45.5%54.5%
Female42.6%57.4%

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Derby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7402.1364.2
Married2,2982.7582.1
Male1433.2445.5
Female8353.1842.6
Non Family2,4641.1255.9

2.86

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Derby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3003.05%
9th to 12th Grade6176.28%
High School Graduate3,65037.13%
Some College1,63816.66%
Associates Degree1,15111.71%
Bachelors Degree1,55415.81%
Graduate Degree9209.36%
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Derby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Derby Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races200200163
Asian175175120
White7,1166,6382,053
Hispanic1,4611,164194
Black95080838
Other Race4073608
Native American1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 81.50%.

Derby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,666$50,662$46,078
Less Than 9th Grade$26,507$$25,110
High School Graduate$37,607$38,952$34,413
Some College$48,500$59,538$40,488
Bachelors Degree$55,572$56,000$55,426
Graduate Degree$82,473$103,239$80,752

$47,666

Average Earnings

$50,662

Average Male

$46,078

Average Female

Derby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Derby Language by Age

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Derby Language

79.92% of Derby residents speak only English, while 20.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.49% of the population.

Derby Language

Derby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1212100.00%
Multiple47113228.03%
Asian2165425.00%
Hispanic2,60852119.98%
White8,18092011.25%
Black1,2551028.13%
Other41NaN%

12.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.77%

Male Poverty Rate

13.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Derby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Derby is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.08%.

Derby Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.73%
High School13.16%
Some College10.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Derby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.97%
Male Unemployed6.69%
Female Employed3.58%
Female Unemployed25.00%

Derby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Derby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,534$74,727
Families$91,902$96,556
Married Families$103,697-
Non Families$33,132$44,568
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Income by Household Type

Derby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Derby Married by Age and Sex

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Derby Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Derby Marital Status by Race

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Derby Marital Status

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763

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War201
First Gulf War191
Vietnam160
Korea105
World War II

Derby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3464
35 to 54180
55 to 64155
65 to 74211
75+153

Derby Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7388.43%
Black252.63%
Hispanic976.03%

Derby Veterans by Race

Derby Veterans by Education

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14.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Derby Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Derby Employment by Age

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Derby Employment by Race

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Derby Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.65%

Born in Derby

88.60%

Native Born

11.40%

Foreign Born

3.55%

Non Citizen

7.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.60% of Derby residents were born in the United States, with 69.65% having been born in Connecticut. 3.55% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19007,9300.00%
19108,9911,0611.26%
192011,2382,2472.26%
193010,788-450-0.41%
194010,287-501-0.47%
195010,259-28-0.03%
196012,1321,8731.69%
197012,5994670.38%
198012,346-253-0.20%
199012,199-147-0.12%
200012,3911920.16%
201012,8784870.39%
201112,832-46-0.36%
201212,84080.06%
201312,803-37-0.29%
201412,772-31-0.24%
201512,606-166-1.30%
201612,547-59-0.47%
201712,518-29-0.23%
201812,402-116-0.93%
201912,339-63-0.51%
202012,276-63-0.51%
202112,213-63-0.51%
202212,150-63-0.52%

Derby Population by Year