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280 Apartments for rent in Derby, CT

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Last updated July 18 at 7:01am UTC
233 Derby Avenue
Derby
Derby, CT
Updated July 18 at 7:00am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
58 Anson St Apt 1L
Derby
Derby, CT
Updated July 12 at 9:40am UTC
1 Bedroom
$650
57 Anson St Apt 3L
Derby
Derby, CT
Updated July 12 at 9:40am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
323 Derby Avenue
Derby
Derby, CT
Updated July 11 at 11:20pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
184 derby ave 2
Derby
Derby, CT
Updated July 6 at 7:35am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
Results within 1 miles of Derby, CT
166 Hodge Ave 2
Derby Hill
Ansonia, CT
Updated July 6 at 7:33am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
23 Howard Avenue
West Ansonia
Ansonia, CT
Updated July 5 at 2:42am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,395
875 Howe Avenue
Shelton
Shelton, CT
Updated June 26 at 2:47am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
Results within 5 miles of Derby, CT
256 Peck Lane
Orange
Orange, CT
Updated July 18 at 7:01am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,295
388 South Main Street
, CT
Updated July 18 at 7:00am UTC
1 Bedroom
$975
14 Victory Dr
Amity
New Haven, CT
Updated July 17 at 9:27am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,600
24 Benton St
Amity
New Haven, CT
Updated July 17 at 9:24am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,950
84 Prospect Street
Library District
Ansonia, CT
Updated July 16 at 10:51pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$950
62 Fairfield St
Amity
New Haven, CT
Updated July 16 at 11:37am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,075
22 summerfield Gardens
Shelton
Shelton, CT
Updated July 13 at 10:48pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
52 Rockwood Avenue
Library District
Ansonia, CT
Updated July 13 at 10:48pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$825
13 Valley Pl N
Amity
New Haven, CT
Updated July 13 at 9:55am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
565 Swanson Crescent
Post Road North
Milford city, CT
Updated July 13 at 3:04am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
99 Rock Creek Rd
Amity
New Haven, CT
Updated July 12 at 9:39am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,575
79 Meadow St 1st Floor
, CT
Updated July 11 at 9:53am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
173 Franklin St
West Ansonia
Ansonia, CT
Updated July 16 at 5:11pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$995
85 Rock Creek Rd
Amity
New Haven, CT
Updated July 12 at 9:36am UTC
3 Bedrooms
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City Guide
Derby
Moving to Derby

In general, housing costs in Connecticut tend to be higher than in many other states. This holds true when it comes to purchasing a home in Derby, but rental homes in Derby can often be found at reasonable rates. Many apartments for rent are actually located in multi-family homes or duplexes. You can also find condos for rent in Derby.

Prior to moving to the city, consider looking for private landlords who are going to be renting out their apartments. Unlike in some other areas, private rentals tend to be the norm in this part of Connecticut. The good news is that if you have iffy credit or other extenuating circumstances, a private landlord might be more likely to consider you as a tenant than an apartment complex would. If you go with a private landlord, be sure to ask about how repairs are handled. The last thing you want is to be without a working refrigerator for days on end!

Neighborhoods in Derby

It's important to note that there are two main neighborhoods in Derby, so be sure to review the list below.

City Center: This area extends from the middle of the city to its northern and western borders. Prices of homes for rent will be higher here, particularly as you get closer to the town of Shelton. Grab dinner at the Twisted Vine restaurant or brunch at 500 Degrees.

East Derby: East Derby extends from the middle of the city eastward. The Naugatuck River serves as a border that separates City Center from East Derby. You'll find good prices -- as well a easy access to the highway -- in the areas immediately around the Naugatuck River.

Life in Derby

Your location will allow you to easily access many areas of the state, as well as New York. Route 8 is the highway that you will take to go north to Ansonia, Naugatuck, and Waterbury. From Route 8 North, you will have easy access to Interstate 84. Heading south on Route 8 will bring you to Bridgeport, where you will be able to access Interstate 95. Also close are Route 34 and Route 15, called the Merritt Parkway in this area of the state. Around town, you'll have the best luck driving, though some areas are more walkable. If you need to commute into NYC and would like to avoid all of those notorious New York drivers, you can catch the Metro North in nearby Shelton.

If anyone in your family is a history buff, then Derby might be the place to look for your dream home. For such a tiny city, Derby packs a powerful punch when it comes to history! The location was first settled in 1642 and incorporated in 1775. The city was home to corsets and hoop skirts, so it was quite fashionable in the 19th century. Charlton Comics also called Derby home.

If you classify yourself as a foodie, you'll be right in your element in Derby. There are many small restaurants right in the city that you will want to check out. If you're in the mood for wings, you won't want to miss Archie Moore's on Elizabeth Street. Connie's Family Restaurant is also on Elizabeth Street, and combines Old World Italian cuisine with a renovated atmosphere, so it will appeal to everyone. Captain's Pizza House may very well have the best pizza in town.

If you are looking for a small city to call home, it's time to stop and consider Derby, Connecticut.