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Overview

Introduction to Derby, Kansas

Derby, Kansas is located 10 miles S of Wichita, Kansas. It is in Sedgwick County, and is part of the Wichita metro area.

Derby History

Derby is a part of the Wichita metro area, and is located in the Sedgwick County, which was founded on February 26, 1867 and was named after John Sedgwick. The city of Derby was named after the railroad official of Santa Fe.

Derby and nearby Attractions

  • Derby Historical Museum
  • El Dorado State Park
  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Mid - America All - Indian Center

Things To Do In Derby

Tourists can visit a number of museums while in Derby. Some of these include the Great Plains Transportation Museum, Museum of World Treasures, and the Omnisphere and Science Center. If art interests you, you can even check out the Wichita Art Museum. The Cheney State Park has the facilities of sailing, camping, and fishing. One can also have a look around the Derby Public Library.

Derby Transportation

Tulsa International Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Derby Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education is provided by the Wichita State University, Butler County Community College, Friends University, and Cowley County Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population23,847
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens12%
Employed Population 16+12,440
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married58.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41.4%
Median Earnings25+$43,504
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,592
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,423

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,232
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone23.2%
Median Gross Rent$884
Median House Value$156,900

Ancestry

German25.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.4%
Irish15.5%
English11.1%
Italian3.5%
French Except Basque3.4%
Scottish3.3%
Swedish2.4%
Dutch1.4%
Czech1.3%
Danishn1.1%
Polish0.9%
African0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Ukrainian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Arab0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Derby Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sedgwick County
Standard Zip Codes67037
Phone Area Codes316
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.54
Approximate Longitude-97.25

Derby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWICHITA MID-CONTINENT AP
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationNORWICH
Distance32.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 41 F
Apr Temp43 to 67 F
Jul Temp69 to 94 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip30 inches
StationNEWKIRK 1 NW
Distance47.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belle Plaine1,588$60,982
Eastborough742$150,625
Haysville11,393$58,750
Mulvane5,461$78,472
Rose Hill3,915$77,639
Wichita388,033$60,272

Derby Public Libraries

Derby Public Library
1600 E WALNUT GROVE
Derby, Kansas
(316) 788-0760

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Derby Public Schools

Derby High School
920 N Rock Road
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8500
High
Total Enrollment 1952
Derby Hills Elem
2230 North Woodlawn
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8540
Primary
Total Enrollment 430
Derby Middle Sch
801 E Madison
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8580
Middle
Total Enrollment 1026
Derby Sixth Grade Center
715 E Madison
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8408
Middle
Total Enrollment 557
El Paso Elem
900 E Crestway
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8545
Primary
Total Enrollment 440
Park Hill Elementary
1500 E Woodbrook Lane
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8095
Primary
Total Enrollment 370
Pleasantview Elem
1101 N Georgie
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8555
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
Swaney Elem
501 E English
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8560
Primary
Total Enrollment 304
Tanglewood Elem
830 Ridgecrest Rd
ZIP: 67037
(316) 788-8565
Primary
Total Enrollment 691

Derby Private Schools

Faith Lutheran School
208 S Derby Ave
ZIP: 67037
Elementary
Total Enrollment 41
St Mary Parish Catholic School
2306 E Meadowlark Blvd
ZIP: 67037
Elementary
Total Enrollment 289
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