Derbyshire is home to approximately 780,000 residents, spread across 255,075 hectares who live and work in large thriving market towns, villages and hamlets. The word Community can have many different meanings from family ties, belonging to social groups, having shared interests and living in the same geographical area. This section explores key areas of work happening around the county which aim to: reduce poverty, help communities and families thrive and explore the make-up of geographical communities and how residents access services through customer segmentation.