Derby, VT
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Derby is a very small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 4,464 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Derby is the 28th largest community in Vermont.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Derby is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Derby is a town 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 (14.86%), teaching (12.63%), and management occupations (11.65%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Derby has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Derby a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Derby spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.15 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

Derby is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Derby overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Derby, 24.96% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Derby in 2010 was $27,535, which is middle income relative to Vermont, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,140 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Derby include French Canadian, French , Irish, and German.

The most common language spoken in Derby is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Other Asian languages.