Derby

Located in the southeast Wichita metropolitan area, Derby is home to more than 22,000 residents and a wide range of retail, service and manufacturing businesses. Well-known for its outstanding school system and great recreational programs, Derby offers the best of small-town values combined with the resources of a growing community.

Derby was recognized in Family Circle Magazine in 2007 as one of ten inaugural "Best Towns for Families." Thanks in part to terrific schools, efficient public services, growing business opportunities, outstanding parks and recreation programs, and positive community spirit, Derby was singled out as a great place for families to live. And in 2006, U.S. News & World Report included Derby on its annual list of "Best Places to Retire." Thanks to the availability of great health care, cultural and recreational activities, a low crime rate and affordable housing.

Residents buying real estate will find their money goes further in towns like Derby, according to CNN and Money Magazine in 2009. With a median home price range of $143,900 and loads of family-friendly amenities, Derby is clearly a great place to buy a home.

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