Derby, Connecticut

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Population in 2017: 12,581 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 6,010  (47.8%)
Females: 6,571  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06418.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,195 (it was $45,670 in 2000)
Derby:

$59,195
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,152 (it was $23,117 in 2000)

Derby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $193,804 (it was $132,000 in 2000)
Derby:

$193,804
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $221,698; detached houses: $255,417; townhouses or other attached units: $135,972; in 2-unit structures: $195,979; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,596

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,138.

March 2019 cost of living index in Derby: 128.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 8.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Derby, CT (2010)
    • 9,59974.4%White alone
    • 1,83014.2%Hispanic
    • 8916.9%Black alone
    • 3232.5%Asian alone
    • 2001.6%Two or more races
    • 370.3%Other race alone
    • 210.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Derby detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Derby, Connecticut as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Derby is 577 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Derby by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.9)
2
(16.0)
6
(48.2)
4
(32.3)
2
(15.9)
1
(7.7)
8
(61.9)
2
(15.6)
3
(23.5)
4
(31.4)
6
(47.4)
2
(15.9)
3
(23.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(15.8)
11
(88.2)
8
(64.3)
11
(88.8)
9
(71.8)
9
(69.6)
10
(77.4)
11
(85.9)
9
(70.4)
14
(109.9)
21
(165.9)
16
(127.1)
20
(159.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
11
(88.2)
7
(56.3)
10
(80.7)
25
(199.3)
12
(92.8)
9
(69.7)
9
(70.3)
12
(93.9)
13
(102.1)
12
(94.8)
23
(182.7)
15
(119.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(514.6)
100
(802.2)
61
(490.4)
105
(847.3)
69
(550.2)
75
(580.2)
92
(712.2)
51
(398.3)
72
(563.6)
65
(510.4)
65
(513.4)
35
(278.1)
40
(319.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
252
(1,995)
326
(2,615)
256
(2,058)
258
(2,082)
280
(2,232)
271
(2,097)
271
(2,098)
240
(1,874)
238
(1,863)
272
(2,136)
195
(1,540)
238
(1,891)
216
(1,723)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(403.7)
45
(361.0)
27
(217.1)
23
(185.6)
31
(247.2)
27
(208.9)
34
(263.2)
25
(195.2)
21
(164.4)
24
(188.5)
38
(300.2)
33
(262.2)
35
(279.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.5)
3
(23.4)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(8.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)159.2246.6203.2242.2221.7186.8257.0170.8185.8214.8228.2219.4204.5

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City-data.com crime index in Derby, CT

Crime rate in Derby detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Derby, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (24.2%), Polish (10.4%), Irish (4.1%), Yugoslavian (2.9%), Turkish (2.3%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/13/1775

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 2,526 people per square mile   (average).

Derby, Connecticut map

2,271 residents are foreign born (8.8% Europe, 5.5% Latin America).

This city:

17.9%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,061 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,586 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Haven, CT (7.1 miles , pop. 52,360).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (48.5 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (52.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Ansonia, CT (1.2 miles ),
Shelton, CT (1.6 miles ),
Woodbridge, CT (2.1 miles ),
Orange, CT (2.1 miles ),
Seymour, CT (2.1 miles ),
Riverside, CT (2.5 miles ),
West Haven, CT (2.7 miles ),
Monroe, CT (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.32 N, Longitude: 73.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -252 (-2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,201 (19.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

Distribution of median household income in Derby, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Derby, CT in 2017
Derby satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Derby, CT residents
Average permit cost in Derby, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Historical population in Derby, CT
Historical housing units in Derby, CT

Population change in the 1990s: +166 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in Derby, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Derby, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)

Average climate in Derby, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.9. This is worse than average.

City:

93.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.283. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.283
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.249. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 41.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Derby-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Derby city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Derby-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 221.2 miles away from Derby center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 168.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 169.1 miles away from Derby center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from Derby center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Haven County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Derby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Derby:

  • GRIFFIN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 130 DIVISION ST)
  • PATHFINDERS: NEWMAN HOUSE (4 DANIELLE COURT)
  • BIRMINGHAM HEALTH CENTER (210 CHATFIELD ST)
  • MARSHALL LANE MANOR (101 MARSHALL LANE)

Amtrak stations near Derby:

  • 9 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Derby:

  • University of New Haven (about 7 miles; West Haven, CT; Full-time enrollment: 6,205)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 8 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)
  • Yale University (about 9 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 13,121)
  • Gateway Community College (about 9 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 11 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 12 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 12 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)

Public high school in Derby:

Public elementary/middle schools in Derby:

  • IRVING SCHOOL (Students: 466, Location: 9 GARDEN PLACE, Grades: PK-5)
  • BRADLEY SCHOOL (Students: 434, Location: 155 DAVID HUMPHREYS ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
  • DERBY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 10 NUTMEG AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Derby:

  • ST MARY & ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 107, Location: 14 SEYMOUR AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Derby

Libraries in Derby:

  • DERBY NECK LIBRARY (Operating income: $463,532; Location: 307 HAWTHORNE AVENUE; 48,195 books; 87 e-books; 2,625 audio materials; 4,816 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions)
  • DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $446,544; Location: 313 ELIZABETH ST.; 56,026 books; 494 e-books; 1,627 audio materials; 2,700 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 94 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Derby: Kellogg Environmental Center (A), Griffin Hospital Health Science Library (B), Derby Public Library (C), Derby Neck Library (D), Sterling Opera House (E), Osborne Homestead Museum (F), Storm Engine Company Ambulance and Rescue Corps (G), Derby Fire Department East End Hose Company 3 (H), Derby Fire Department Storms Engine Company 2 (I), Derby Fire Alarm Headquarters (J), Derby Fire Department Paugassett Hook and Ladder Company 4 (K), Derby Fire Department Hotchkiss Hose Company 1 (L), Derby Fire Marshal's Office (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plaza on the Green Shopping Center (1), Caldor Shopping Center (2), Valley Shopping Center (3), Orange Derby Shopping Center (4), Ansonia Landing Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Derby include: Saint Marys Church (A), Saint Michaels Church (B), Second Congregational Church (C), Christian Community Church (D), Derby United Methodist Church (E), First Congregational Church (F), Immanuel Saint James Episcopal Church (G), Saint Judes Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Long Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Michaels Cemetery (2), Mount Saint Peters Cemetery (3), Oak Cliff Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Ansonia Reservoir (A), Picketts Pond (B), Lower Ansonia Reservoir (C), Upper Ansonia Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Naugatuck River (A), Pink House Cove Brook (B), Great Hill Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Derby include: Osborndale State Park (1), Coon Hollow Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: International Amusement Distributors (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1 Park Avenue).

Court: Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Geographical Areas GA Criminal-Motor Vehicle-Smal- (106 Elizabeth Street).

Birthplace of: Ben Kopec - Musician, Chris Corrinet - NHL player (St. Louis Blues, born: Oct 29, 1978), Frank P. Witek - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Kathleen M. Williams - Judge, Stephen Whitney - Merchant, Danielle Ferland - Stage actor, Isaac Hull - naval commander, Jim Egan - Major League Baseball player, Joseph P. Flynn - Judge, Maria Conlon - WNBA player (Connecticut Sun, born: Nov 20, 1982).

New Haven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
220 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Derby in 2000:

  • 207 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Derby (2011 data):

  • Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan: Pershing Drive Branch at 49 Pershing Drive, branch established on 2003/02/10. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $573.9 mil, Deposits: $429.6 mil, headquarters in Naugatuck, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Orange-Derby Branch at 500 New Haven Ave., branch established on 1969/04/15. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Derby:

Marital status in Derby, CT
  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Derby:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Derby
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Derby, CT (based on New Haven County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic304,677104
Mainline Protestant52,851149
Evangelical Protestant33,484208
Other19,94379
Black Protestant6,47135
Orthodox3,73111
None441,320-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 172
New Haven County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
New Haven County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
New Haven County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 764
New Haven County:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New Haven County:

24.0%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
New Haven County:

15.4%
State:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.1%
Connecticut:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Derby:

45.8%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Derby:

34.2%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Derby:

55.4%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.8%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Derby, CT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 194$903,009$55,85639$51,208
Police Protection - Officers 40$265,965$79,7904$2,125
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 26$120,988$55,8412$1,641
Financial Administration 17$58,055$40,9805$6,375
Streets and Highways 15$86,020$68,8160$0
Sewerage 10$47,600$57,1200$0
Welfare 3$8,925$35,7006$4,250
Local Libraries 3$11,050$44,2009$15,385
Parks and Recreation 2$6,800$40,80015$4,080
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,400$40,8000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 311$1,511,812$58,33480$85,064

Derby government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,334,000 ($106.03)
    Sewerage: $174,000 ($13.83)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,969,000 ($1984.66)
    Financial Administration: $6,679,000 ($530.88)
    Police Protection: $3,602,000 ($286.30)
    Regular Highways: $3,288,000 ($261.35)
    Central Staff Services: $2,520,000 ($200.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,394,000 ($190.29)
    Sewerage: $2,187,000 ($173.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,063,000 ($84.49)
    General Public Buildings: $1,008,000 ($80.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $901,000 ($71.62)
    Health - Other: $297,000 ($23.61)
    Parking Facilities: $137,000 ($10.89)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($2.31)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $485,000 ($38.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,222,000 ($1368.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $976,000 ($77.58)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $326,000 ($25.91)
    Sewerage: $212,000 ($16.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $185,000 ($14.70)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($1.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.79)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,975,000 ($1269.77)

Derby government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,226,000 ($256.42)
    Sewerage: $2,545,000 ($202.29)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $175,000 ($13.91)
    Parking Facilities: $172,000 ($13.67)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $7,000 ($0.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $85,000 ($6.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $451,000 ($35.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $48,000 ($3.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $11,178,000 ($888.48)
    General Local Government Support: $502,000 ($39.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $296,000 ($23.53)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($5.72)
    Other: $44,000 ($3.50)
  • Tax - Property: $26,811,000 ($2131.07)

Derby government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,375,000 ($1222.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,460,000 ($990.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,768,000 ($617.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,852,000 ($385.66)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $13,580,000 ($1079.41)
    End of Fiscal Year: $6,550,000 ($520.63)

Derby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,693,000 ($373.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,733,000 ($694.14)

4.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($381 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairfield County, CT  0.98% ($57,745 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.48% ($54,707)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.25% ($62,540)


5.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($768 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fairfield County, CT  0.74% ($67,908 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.57% ($52,965)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.32% ($68,153)
Businesses in Derby, CT
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
CVS1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway3
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GameStop1UPS1
Home Depot1Vans2
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
McDonald's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Derby:

  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFIF (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILFORD, CT)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Derby:

  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W220CF (91.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • W252AS (98.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Derby:

  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W65DZ (Channel 65; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Derby: Frank Peter Witek.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Derby fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.6mTotal length
  • $1,750,000Total costs
  • 316,667Total average daily traffic
  • 16,680Total average daily truck traffic
  • 177,964Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Derby, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Derby, CT

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Derby, CT)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Derby)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28803 , Serial Number: AA5B0823, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 02/11/1995
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph R Jr Owens, 278 Derby Avenue, Derby, CT 06418, Other Owners: Craig Niquette
  • Aircraft: BEECH N35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-470 SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41TW , Serial Number: D-6563, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 08/05/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 02/07/1996
    Registrant (Individual): James A Fair, 247 Roosevelt Dr Box 333, Derby, CT 06418
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 655M , Serial Number: 28-8016237, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Charles J Grillo, 2 Selma Avenue, Derby, CT 06418
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8214H , Serial Number: 32R-8029093, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/1995
    Registrant (Corporation): Aviron Corp, 300 Seymour Ave Ste 205, Derby, CT 06418
  • Aircraft: FORNEY 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 900 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 320D , Serial Number: 914, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 06/12/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Alred W Clapp, 259 Caroline St, Derby, CT 06418

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$188,45138$169,632149$181,3629$103,5560$09$110,222
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$120,5004$138,50025$206,2802$2,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$200,0009$144,66796$198,49013$70,2311$500,0003$181,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$148,0004$153,00042$203,4764$83,7500$03$128,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$225,00013$179,1541$200,0000$02$237,500

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1201.00 , 1202.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$292,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$278,0004$252,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$191,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1201.00 , 1202.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Derby, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Derby, CT - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 58. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 94 took place in 2002, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Derby, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.0%), and Structure Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Derby, CT
    • 42143.0%Outside Fires
    • 36937.7%Structure Fires
    • 13613.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 535.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Derby, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Derby, CT
  • 43.1%Utility gas
  • 42.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Derby, CT
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 12.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Coal or coke


Derby compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.

Derby on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hong Kong (population 500+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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