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Encyclopedia > Derby, Connecticut

Derby is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 12,391. The town has the honor of being Connecticut's smallest city. New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 48th 14,371 km² 113 km 177 km 12. ...


The town has a Metro North railroad station called Derby-Shelton. Metro-North (officially MTA Metro-North Railroad) is a suburban commuter railroad running service from New York City to the northern suburbs in New York State and Connecticut. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.7 km² (5.4 mi²). 12.9 km² (5.0 mi²) of it is land and 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.41% water. The city is home to the 1.4 km² (350 acre) Osbornedale State Park. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... An acre is an English unit of area, which is also frequently used in the United States and some Commonwealth countries. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 12,391 people, 5,252 households, and 3,245 families residing in the town. The population density was 960.7/km² (2,487.6/mi²). There were 5,568 housing units at an average density of 431.7/km² (1,117.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.08% White, 3.62% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 1.74% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.52% from other races, and 1.82% from two or more races. 7.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 5,252 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.94. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $45,670, and the median income for a family was $54,715. Males had a median income of $42,367 versus $30,458 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,117. 8.3% of the population and 6.9% of families were below the poverty line. 10.1% of those under the age of 18 and 7.8% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Ansonia, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (819 words)
Ansonia is a city and town located in New Haven County, Connecticut, on the Naugatuck River, immediately north of Derby and about 12 miles northwest of New Haven.
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The population of Derby is approximately 12,199 (1990).
Derby is positioned 41.32 degrees north of the equator and 73.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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