Derby is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 23,509 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Derby is the 18th largest community in Kansas.
Derby real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Derby house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Derby is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Derby is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Derby who work in office and administrative support (15.69%), management occupations (10.14%), and sales jobs (10.02%).
The population of Derby is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.56% of adults in Derby have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Derby in 2010 was $29,844, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,376 for a family of four. However, Derby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Derby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Derby residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Derby include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Derby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.