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Derby Acres, California
—  CDP  —
Location in Kern County and the state of California
Coordinates: 35°14′50″N 119°35′43″W / 35.24722°N 119.59528°W / 35.24722; -119.59528Coordinates: 35°14′50″N 119°35′43″W / 35.24722°N 119.59528°W / 35.24722; -119.59528
Country United States
State California
County Kern
Government
 - Mayor
 - Senate Roy Ashburn (R)
 - Assembly Jean Fuller (R)
 - U. S. Congress Kevin McCarthy (R)
Area
 - Total 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 - Land 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation [1] 1,375 ft (419 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 376
 - Density 101.6/sq mi (39.6/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93224
Area code(s) 661
FIPS code 06-18926
GNIS feature ID 0241420
Derby Acres, looking south along California State Route 33.

Derby Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, United States. Derby Acres is located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north-northwest of Fellows,[2] at an elevation of 1375 feet (419 m).[1] The population was 376 at the 2000 census. The town is on State Route 33 at the northern extremity of the Midway-Sunset Oil Field, about five miles (8 km) southeast of McKittrick.

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Geography

Derby Acres is located at 35°14′50″N 119°35′43″W / 35.24722°N 119.59528°W / 35.24722; -119.59528.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.5 km²), all of it land.

History

Derby Acres was founded in the 1930s.[2]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 376 people, 125 households, and 101 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 102.8 people per square mile (39.7/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 39.6/sq mi (15.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.09% White, 1.06% Native American, 0.53% Pacific Islander, 4.52% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 7.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 125 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.4% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 12.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $44,688, and the median income for a family was $50,179. Males had a median income of $45,521 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,925. About 15.3% of families and 14.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.6% of those under age 18 and 20.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Derby Acres, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1026. ISBN 9781884995149.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  







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