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It's one thing to say you're an outstanding community, but it's another thing to prove it. Over the years, Derby has a received number of recognitions for its aquatic park, Rock River Rapids, and for being a great place to retire and find affordable housing. Here are a few of our recent accolades and links to more information about the recognition.

10 Most Successful Cities in Kansas (No. 6)
Zippia, August 2016

Playful City USA
2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010

Top 15 Safest Cities in Kansas (No. 3)
www.backgroundchecks.org, May 2016

14 Safest Cities in Kansas (No. 11)
Safe Choice Security News, August 2014

Top 10 Safest Community in Kansas
Movoto Real Estate, August 2014

Class 8 Community Rating System Recipient (FEMA)
January 2014
Derby floodplain insurance holders are eligible for a 10 percent discount.

3rd Best City for Home Ownership in Kansas
www.nerdwallet.com, June 2014

Top 10 Best Place to Retire to in Kansas
Movoto Real Estate, April 2014

12th Most Affordable Suburb in America
Movoto Real Estate, 2013

Tree City USA
21 consecutive years

Governor's Council on Fitness Health Champion Award
Derby Recreation Commission, September 2012

National Institute of Senior Centers Accreditation
Derby Senior Center
May 2011 - first Senior Center in Kansas




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611 Mulberry Road
Suite 300
Derby, KS 67037-3533
Ph: 316-788-1519