Derby Acres, California
|Kern County and the state of California|
|• Senate||Roy Ashburn (R)|
|• Assembly||Jean Fuller (R)|
|• U. S. Congress||Kevin McCarthy (R)|
|• Total||3.581 sq mi (9.275 km2)|
|• Land||3.581 sq mi (9.275 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||1,375 ft (419 m)|
|• Density||90/sq mi (35/km2)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||0241420|
Derby Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, United States. Derby Acres is located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north-northwest of Fellows, at an elevation of 1375 feet (419 m). The population was 322 at the 2010 census, down from 376 at the 2000 census. The town is on State Route 33 at the northern extremity of the Midway-Sunset Oil Field, about five miles (8 km) southeast of McKittrick.
Derby Acres is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km2), all of it land.
Derby Acres was founded in the 1930s.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Derby Acres had a population of 322. The population density was 89.9 people per square mile (34.7/km²). The racial makeup of Derby Acres was 289 (89.8%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 1 (0.3%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 23 (7.1%) from other races, and 9 (2.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 36 persons (11.2%).
The Census reported that 322 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 123 households, out of which 35 (28.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 66 (53.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 10 (8.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 8 (6.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 8 (6.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 29 households (23.6%) were made up of individuals and 15 (12.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62. There were 84 families (68.3% of all households); the average family size was 3.10.
The population was spread out with 63 people (19.6%) under the age of 18, 40 people (12.4%) aged 18 to 24, 73 people (22.7%) aged 25 to 44, 99 people (30.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 47 people (14.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.5 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.8 males.
There were 144 housing units at an average density of 40.2 per square mile (15.5/km²), of which 98 (79.7%) were owner-occupied, and 25 (20.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 6.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 19.4%. 249 people (77.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 73 people (22.7%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 376 people, 125 households, and 101 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 102.8 people per square mile (39.7/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 39.6 per square mile (15.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.09% White, 1.06% Native American, 0.53% Pacific Islander, 4.52% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 7.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 125 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.24.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $44,688, and the median income for a family was $50,179. Males had a median income of $45,521 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,925. About 15.3% of families and 14.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.6% of those under age 18 and 20.5% of those age 65 or over.
- U.S. Census
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Derby Acres, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1026. ISBN 9781884995149.
- All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.