Derby, Iowa

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Derby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles S of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lucas
Standard Zip Codes 50068
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.931
Longitude -93.456

Derby Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CHARITON 1 E
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station CORYDON 8 W
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station LEON 6 ESE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
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Derby Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 131 100%
Male 69 52.7%
Female 62 47.3%
Under 18 34 26%
18+ 97 74%
65+ 26 19.8%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 3.21
White 131 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Derby Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 137
Growth 6
Growth % 4.6%

Derby Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 46.2%
English 19.2%
Irish 16.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
German 4.8%
Danish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Derby, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Last Chance (50068)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Derby 131 $31,250
Chariton 4,573 $37,935
Garden Grove 250 $29,464
Humeston 543 $33,214
Lucas 243 $38,750
Russell 559 $29,688
Woodburn 244 $30,938
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