Derby, Iowa

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Derby, Iowa
City
Location of Derby, Iowa
Location of Derby, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°55′51″N 93°27′25″W / 40.93083°N 93.45694°W / 40.93083; -93.45694Coordinates: 40°55′51″N 93°27′25″W / 40.93083°N 93.45694°W / 40.93083; -93.45694
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Lucas
Area[1]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,079 ft (329 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 115
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 113
 • Density 442.3/sq mi (170.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50068
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-20125
GNIS feature ID 0455887

Derby is a city in Lucas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 115 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Derby was platted in 1872.[4]

Geography[edit]

Derby is located at 40°55′51″N 93°27′25″W / 40.93083°N 93.45694°W / 40.93083; -93.45694 (40.930972, -93.456913).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 326 —    
1920 334 +2.5%
1930 280 −16.2%
1940 269 −3.9%
1950 194 −27.9%
1960 151 −22.2%
1970 161 +6.6%
1980 171 +6.2%
1990 135 −21.1%
2000 131 −3.0%
2010 115 −12.2%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 115 people, 47 households, and 31 families residing in the city. The population density was 442.3 inhabitants per square mile (170.8/km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 211.5 per square mile (81.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White and 0.9% from two or more races.

There were 47 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.0% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 131 people, 53 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 497.6 people per square mile (194.5/km²). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 239.3 per square mile (93.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 53 households out of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 111.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,667, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $23,333 versus $14,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,605. There were 6.1% of families and 4.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 9.5% of those over 64.

Notable residents[edit]

Lester Dickinson was born in Derby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ History of Lucas County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc.. State Historical Company. 1881. p. 630. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.