Darby is a township located in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, which is part of Pennsylvania, United States.
Darby is good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case close to one of the railway lines. Although the ambience is not the most lively in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area, its busier streets can still be quite lively. It is rather challenging to get to green spaces in the township since they aren't well-distributed. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore.
In Darby, most of buildings are townhouses, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly single detached homes. This township experienced its main housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. There is a higher proportion of three bedroom homes in this township. Roughly 55% of the units in the township are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented.
The nearest supermarket in this township is usually only a very short walk away. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices, and there are also a few coffee shops in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to get to on foot from any location in Darby. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Darby enables property owners to get around using different methods of transportation. This township is a fairly convenient part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area for traveling by public transit due to Darby Station with access to the Wilmington/Newark Line, and a few nearby bus lines. A car is also a reasonably good transportation option in Darby. It is easy to park. It is convenient for pedestrians to move around in Darby; many daily errands can be run on foot.