Darby is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of approximately 11,000. Families with young children are typical, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just under 33, is decidedly younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. By a narrow 55%-45% margin, renters slightly outnumber homeowners in Darby despite an average rent of $1,019 per month, which exceeds the state average by $102 a month.
Twelve percent of the population in Darby works in healthcare, making it the most common industry. With an average annual income of about $49K, Darby workers take home about $14,000 less than the average Pennsylvania resident. Darby's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average, Darby has a large number of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or GED (27%). Furthermore, 5% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.
Darby has an average commute time of about 38 minutes, slower than the Pennsylvania average of about 28 minutes. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 23% of commuters, while public transit is used by just 10% of the population. Walking (2%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number exceeds the national average.