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Darby
  • Suburb of Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade C
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Darby is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 10,682. Darby is in Delaware County. Living in Darby offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Darby there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Darby and residents tend to be liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$96,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,202
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    878.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    158.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    345.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    429.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,345.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    457.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

Working in Darby

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,511
National
$75,149

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