Derry, Pennsylvania Population 2024

2,564

Derry is a city located in Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. Derry has a 2024 population of 2,564. Derry is currently declining at a rate of -0.7% annually and its population has decreased by -2.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,638 in 2020.

The average household income in Derry is $64,108 with a poverty rate of 12.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Derry is 46.1 years, 40.4 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Derry Demographics

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

  • White: 97.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,321.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.81% (-74)
The current population of Derry, Pennsylvania is 2,564 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,638.

Derry, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,57497.65%
Black or African American381.44%
Two or more races240.91%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Derry Population by Race

Derry Population Pyramid 2024

Derry Median Age

46.1

Total

40.4

Male

50.1

Female

Derry Adults

There are 2,128 adults, (633 of whom are seniors) in Derry.

Derry Age Dependency

76.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Derry Sex Ratio

Female1,36751.86%
Male1,26948.14%

Derry Population by Age

Derry Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2212.1671.728.3
Non Family5631.1759.740.3
Married4932.9885.614.4
Male922.9164.135.9
Female733.2979.520.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Derry Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade180.92%
9th to 12th Grade894.52%
High School Graduate85843.62%
Some College45423.08%
Associates Degree1869.46%
Bachelors Degree25613.01%
Graduate Degree1065.39%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Derry Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Derry Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9361,829356
Black21210
2+ Races776
Hispanic330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 85.71%.

Derry Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,506$47,250$35,781
Less Than 9th Grade$39,130$38,859$0
High School Graduate$37,448$44,605$23,194
Some College$40,529$48,516$31,750
Bachelors Degree$54,545$53,750$56,458
Graduate Degree$71,875$100,729$61,765

$43,506

Average Earnings

$47,250

Average Male

$35,781

Average Female

Derry Earnings by Educational Attainment

Derry Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Derry Language

99.45% of Derry residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Derry Language

Derry Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,56730711.96%
Multiple241770.83%
Black29827.59%

12.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

10%

Male Poverty Rate

15.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Derry

The race most likely to be in poverty in Derry is Multiple, with 70.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Derry is White, with 11.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.02%.

Derry Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.45%
Some College6.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.63%
Less Than 9th Grade6.54%

Derry Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed51.11%
Female Unemployed28.38%
Female Employed5.09%
Male Employed2.06%

Derry Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Derry Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,380$64,108
Families$76,739$81,658
Married Families$87,863$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,028$43,446

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Derry Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Derry Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Derry 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 35-44.

Derry Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Derry Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

200

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam79
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War16
Korea11
World War II0

Derry Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7468
75+59
35 to 5438
55 to 6435
18 to 340

Derry Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2009.6%

Derry Veterans by Race

Derry Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Derry Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Derry Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Derry Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Derry 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

90.25%

Born in Derry

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Derry residents were born in the United States, with 90.25% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Derry Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,471-19-0.76%
20282,490-18-0.72%
20272,508-19-0.75%
20262,527-18-0.71%
20252,545-19-0.74%
20242,564-18-0.7%
20232,582-19-0.73%
20222,601-25-0.95%
20212,626-12-0.45%
20202,6381244.93%
20192,514-17-0.67%
20182,531-16-0.63%
20172,547-25-0.97%
20162,572-21-0.81%
20152,593-21-0.8%
20142,614-19-0.72%
20132,633-14-0.53%
20122,647-16-0.6%
20112,663-16-0.6%
20102,679-312-10.43%
20002,991411.39%
19902,950-122-3.97%
19803,072-266-7.97%
19703,338-88-2.57%
19603,426-326-8.69%
19503,75274924.94%
19403,003-43-1.41%
19303,0461575.43%
19202,889-65-2.2%
19102,95400%
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Derry Population by Year