This town has seen a 6% population growth since the 2010 census and shows a healthy economic future in manufacturing, followed by arts, entertainment, and education. The median household income is almost $70,000 allowing residents to take root and build a quality of life unmatched by similarly sized cities. The population is just under 24,000 residents with about 50% of residents holding some type of employment.
The average home value is just under $190,000 with property taxes ranging from $2000-$3000 annually. Almost 70% of residents in Derby own a home, making it a community that values ownership with respect to building a quality community to live in.
The city has a strong municipality with all the expected services covered, many of which don’t always have a presence in such a small city. Things like animal control, recycling options, clerks and courts systems, and public works programs. The waste program is provided by Waste Connections, water by El Paso Water Company, and cable by Cox Communications.
New residents, might be happy to know that Derby has tons of resident resources for fun and outdoor recreation. There are city wide garage sales, a dedicated community foundation, community awards to encourage residents to take care of their neighborhoods, a 5,000sf community garden and tons of parks and recreation areas to enhance day to day life.
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