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Derby Center, Vermont
Village
Country United States
State Vermont
County Orleans
Area
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,014 ft (309 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 670
 • Density 454.9/sq mi (175.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-17425
GNIS feature ID 1457153

Derby Center is a village in the town of Derby, Orleans County, Vermont, United States. The population was 670 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 297
1910 316 6.4%
1920 292 −7.6%
1930 300 2.7%
1940 346 15.3%
1950 383 10.7%
1960 433 13.1%
1970 547 26.3%
1980 598 9.3%
1990 684 14.4%
2000 670 −2.0%
2010 597 −10.9%
Est. 2015 576 −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 670 people, 283 households, and 187 families residing in the village. The population density was 454.9 people per square mile (176.0/km²). There were 295 housing units at an average density of 200.3/sq mi (77.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.46% White, 0.15% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.30% Asian, and 1.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 283 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,865, and the median income for a family was $30,417. Males had a median income of $30,192 versus $16,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,435. About 5.2% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.


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