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Darby is a township in Delaware County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Darby. For links to other places called Darby, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Darby is 39.9N. The longitude is -75.291W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,622.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Darby demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19079 ZIP code.
9% of Darby residents report German ancestry, and 27% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Darby ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Darby was $17,179, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Darby residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Darby, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $550. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $981.
Delaware County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Darby political report.
The average commute time for Darby workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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