Derby, Colorado
Location of the Derby CDP in Adams County, Colorado.
Location of the Derby CDP in Adams County, Colorado.
Derby is located in the United States
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.