Darby Tourism

Visit Darby - Best of Darby

Darby is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, along Darby Creek 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of downtown Philadelphia. Darby was settled about 1654 and inhabited by Quakers early in the colonial era. Incorporated on March 3, 1852, it had 3,429 residents in 1900, 6,305 in 1910, 10,334 in 1940, and 10,687 at the 2010 census. The name Darby is derived from the English city of Derby (pronounced "Darby"), the county town of Derbyshire (pronounced "Darbyshire"), the origin of many early settlers. Comedian and actor W.C. Fields was born in 1880 at the Arlington Hotel, then located at 832 Main Street. Darby is home to the fifth-oldest all-volunteer Fire Department and second-oldest free library in the United States, founded in 1743. One of its cemeteries is more than 300 years old. Darby Borough is distinct from the nearby municipality of Darby Township.


Darby in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to Darby, you can proceed to an important near-by city of New York City. New York City is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. Also, to reach Darby, you'll have to take a flight to New York City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Darby, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Darby*

  • Pollution Statistics in Darby

    Know the pollution level of Darby before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.77 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.65 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.29 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.94 (Low)
  • Darby: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Darby for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Darby.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.21 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 54.23 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 67.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 63.93 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.93 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.16 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 52.43 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 69.57 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.55 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 29.86 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.68 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.14 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.79 (High)
  • Living in Darby - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Darby is 150.19 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 42.82 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 77.98 (High)
    • Pollution Index 49.61 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.25 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.88 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.25 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.67 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 105.11 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Darby

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Darby

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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