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Derby, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Derby had a population of 117 as of July 1, 2016. Derby ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Derby is located at latitude 40.9303 and longitude -93.4565 in Lucas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Derby (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lucas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,079 feet.

The City of Derby (GNIS ID: 2394520) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Derby is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lucas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Derby population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Derby, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 117
Population in Households 117
Population in Familes 104
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 450
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 48
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $171,429
Average Home Value $205,114


Median Household Income $54,445
Average Household Income $69,519
Per Capita Income $26,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.17%
Households 0.34% 0.41%
Families 2.42% 0.55%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Derby, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Derby to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 836 17th
Population Density1 # 679 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 985 2nd
Median Household Income # 427 58th
Per Capita Income # 577 43rd

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