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Derby, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Derby had a population of 114 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Derby, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 114
Population in Households 114
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 438
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $60,316
Average Household Income $73,562
Per Capita Income $27,155


Total Housing Units 55 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $170,833
Average Home Value $205,814


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.11% -0.18%
Households 0.0% -0.43%
Families 1.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 2018 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 # 845 17th
Population Density # 681 33rd
Diversity Index # 990 2nd
Median Household Income # 307 70th
Per Capita Income # 650 36th

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