Best Places to Live in Derby, Colorado

Regional center/Capital city - North central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Arts and culture
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Commute times
-Air quality

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What Bert Has To Say About Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metro Area

Denver is the commercial, financial, industrial, and government center for Colorado and a seven-state region of Rocky Mountain and western Plains states. The city and its surrounding area continue to be one of our favorite large cities, and the list of reasons is large; however, crowding and growth is taking its toll.


QUICK FACTS

City: Derby
Zip Codes: 80024
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5280 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Derby is 4.30% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Derby jobs have increased by 2.01%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Derby's cost of living is 1.90% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Derby's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Derby's population is 8,638 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 42.94%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Derby is $197,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.13%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Derby public schools spend $11,142 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in Derby. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Derby

It's a good time to buy in Derby. Home Appreciation is up 12.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Derby Real Estate.

The median home price in Derby is $197,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Derby    1 Reviews
Not a city for those who like to walk - 5/9/2007
Denver is a car city. There are a few small neighborhoods that accomodate a pedestrian lifestyle, buy most of the city is sprawled out and requires a car to get around.... (Read More)

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ZIP CODES IN DERBY, COLORADO
80024