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Derby, Colorado
Location of the Derby CDP in Adams County, Colorado.
Location of the Derby CDP in Adams County, Colorado.
Derby, Colorado is located in the United States
Derby, Colorado
Derby, Colorado
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Adams County
Government
 • Type unincorporated community
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
5,121 ft (1,561 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 8,407
 • Density 4,391/sq mi (1,696/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
Area codes 303 & 720
GNIS feature 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. The Commerce City post office (Zip code 80022) serves the area.

Geography

Derby is located at 39°50′20″N 104°55′1″W / 39.83889°N 104.91694°W / 39.83889; -104.91694 (39.838785, -104.917082).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

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

Derby CDP, Colorado
Year Pop. ±%
1950 2,840 —    
1960 10,124 +256.5%
1970 10,206 +0.8%
1980 8,578 −16.0%
1990 6,043 −29.6%
2000 6,423 +6.3%
2010 7,685 +19.6%
2020 —    
Source: United States Census Bureau
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