Derby in New Haven county, Connecticut

Derby, CT

Situated at the juncture of the Naugatuck and Housatonic rivers in the heart of the Naugatuck River Valley, Derby is Connecticut's smallest town, with an area of just over five square miles.

Derby's rich manufacturing history was fueled by the strong and reliable flow of the two rivers. With businesses ranging from gristmills in the late 1600s to large manufacturing plants in the 1900s, Derby was home to manufacturers of all products and sizes for many generations. These days, Derby is a primarily suburban community with its largest employer being Griffin Hospital. Griffin Hospital has appeared multiple times on Fortune 500’s Best Places to Work.

Residents of Derby are blessed with a range of recreational options. The Naugatuck River is a well-known recreational attraction and supports a growing greenway along its shores. Derby is home to Osbornedale State Park, a popular spot for picnicking and hiking. Visitors should make sure to stop by the Kellogg Nature Center. Witek Park is located on the eastern side of town and also provides hiking trails, soccer fields and other recreation options.

Derby hosts three public schools and is home to one private school. Derby and the surrounding community communities share a thriving adult education program.

Interstate 84 and Interstate 95 are both easy to access by Route 8. New York is an easy hour’s drive, and even Boston is only about a two hour trip.

Derby, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Derby, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
May 2017 - Single Family Homes
$205K
Up 20.8 % since May 2016
Average Sales Price
May 2017 - Single Family Homes
$203K
Up 11.2 % since May 2016
Days on Market
May 2017 - Single Family Homes
108
Down 20.0 % since May 2016

Derby, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Derby, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
May 2017 - Condos
$145K
Up 3.6 % since May 2016
Average Sales Price
May 2017 - Condos
$148K
Up 12.3 % since May 2016
Days on Market
May 2017 - Condos
116
Up 43.2 % since May 2016

Derby, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Derby, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.14 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 2,548.5
Household Size (people) 2.35
Households w/ Children 24.74 %
Annual Residential Turnover 14.28 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $842
One Bedroom $960
Two Bedroom $1,171
Three Bedroom $1,498
Four Bedroom $1,750

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 12,884
Households: 5,379
Median Age: 41.61

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $55,427)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Derby, CT

Public Elementary

School

BRADLEY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
155 DAVID HUMPHREY RD
DERBY, CT 06418

IRVING SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
9 GARDEN PL
DERBY, CT 06418

Public Middle

School

DERBY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
73 CHATFIELD ST
DERBY, CT 06418

Public High

School

DERBY HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
75 CHATFIELD ST
DERBY, CT 06418

Private/Catholic

School

ST MARY & ST MICHAEL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
14 SEYMOUR AVE
DERBY, CT 06418

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Derby, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Derby, CT

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Featured Homes for Sale in Derby, CT

196 New Haven Avenue, Derby, CT 06418
$169,000

196 New Haven Avenue,
Derby, CT 06418

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
106 Shagbark Drive, Derby, CT 06418
$164,900

106 Shagbark Drive,
Derby, CT 06418

2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half bath
49 Pine Street, Derby, CT 06418
$259,900

49 Pine Street,
Derby, CT 06418

4 bedrooms, 2 baths
9 East Court, Derby, CT 06418
$159,000

9 East Court,
Derby, CT 06418

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
302 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, CT 06418
$189,900

302 Hawthorne Avenue,
Derby, CT 06418

3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
1 Derbyshire, Derby, CT 06418
$187,000

1 Derbyshire,
Derby, CT 06418

2 bedrooms, 2 baths
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