Derry, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Derry, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Derry had a population of 2,522 as of July 1, 2018. Derry ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Derry is located at latitude 40.3334 and longitude -79.3011 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Derry (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,181 feet.

The Borough of Derry (GNIS ID: 1215696) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Derry, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,522
Population in Households 2,522
Population in Familes 1,975
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,267
Diversity Index3 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,138
Average Household Income $52,448
Per Capita Income $22,231

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 791 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 278 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $99,763
Average Home Value $118,489
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,069
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 666
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.77% -0.6%
Households -0.71% -0.57%
Families -0.91% -0.7%
Median Household Income   4.22%
Per Capita Income   3.44%

Derry, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Derry to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 535 70th
Population Density # 365 79th
Diversity Index # 1325 26th
Median Household Income # 1444 18th
Per Capita Income # 1471 17th

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