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Derby is a city in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.

The community was named for Derby, England.

The latitude of Derby is 41.320N. The longitude is -73.089W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,593.


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Median household income
Local
$45,670
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Derby demographic reports
Derby is at the junction of the Housatonic and Naugatuck rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Paugaset
Europeans set up a trading post here in 1642.
Derby is Connecticut's smallest city by size.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Osbornedale State Park
Historic sites and museums: Osborne Homestead Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Derby residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Derby ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Derby was $23,117, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Derby residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Derby, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $592.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,327.


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Libraries in Derby include Derby Neck Library, Derby Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Derby workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Derby between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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