Derby, Colorado
Location of the Derby CDP in Adams County, Colorado.
Derby
Derby
Location of the Derby CDP in the United States.
Coordinates: 39°50′25″N 104°55′01″W / 39.8402608°N 104.9168320°W / 39.8402608; -104.9168320 (Derby CDP, Colorado)Coordinates: 39°50′25″N 104°55′01″W / 39.8402608°N 104.9168320°W / 39.8402608; -104.9168320 (Derby CDP, Colorado)[1]
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyAdams County
Government
 • Typeunincorporated community
Area
 • Total1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation5,121 ft (1,561 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total8,407
 • Density4,391/sq mi (1,696/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code[3]
Area codes303 & 720
GNIS feature[2]Derby CDP

Derby is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Adams County, Colorado, United States. The CDP is a part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of the Derby CDP was 8,407 at the United States Census 2020.[4] The Commerce City post office (Zip code 80022) serves the area.[3]

History

The Derby post office was established in 1910 and remained in operation until 1963.[5] The community is named after Derby, England.[6]

Geography

The Derby CDP has an area of 1,129 acres (4.570 km2), including 9.4 acres (0.038 km2) of water.[1]

Demographics

The United States Census Bureau initially defined the Derby CDP for the 1950 United States Census.

Derby CDP, Colorado
YearPop.±%
19502,840—    
196010,124+256.5%
197010,206+0.8%
19808,578−16.0%
19906,043−29.6%
20006,423+6.3%
20107,685+19.6%
2020—    
Source: United States Census Bureau

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "State of Colorado Census Designated Places - BAS20 - Data as of January 1, 2020". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "U.S. Board on Geographic Names: Domestic Names". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Zip Code 80022 Map and Profile". zipdatamaps.com. 2020. Retrieved December 20, 2020.
  4. ^ "2010: DEC Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 20, 2020.
  5. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  6. ^ Dawson, John Frank. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 17.