Most Expensive Darien Neighborhoods
Darien is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 22,315 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Darien is the 110th largest community in Illinois.
Darien home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Darien real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Darien is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Darien is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Darien who work in office and administrative support (16.56%), management occupations (12.64%) and sales jobs (10.60%).
Also of interest is that Darien has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Darien is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Darien’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Darien is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Darien, the average commute to work is 30.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Darien is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.25% of adults in Darien have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Darien in 2010 was $40,859, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $163,436 for a family of four. However, Darien contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Darien is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Darien home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Darien residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Darien include German, Polish, Italian, Irish, Czech and Lithuanian.
In addition, Darien has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.30%).
The most common language spoken in Darien is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,058|
|DARIEN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||82.09%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||17.91%|
|TYPE OF DARIEN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||59.75%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||16.17%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.05%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||20.81%|
|SIZE OF DARIEN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.03%|
|AGE OF DARIEN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.80%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||67.16%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||24.75%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.29%|
|DARIEN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$330,758|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,208|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||3.36%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||1.22%|
|$109,001 - $218,000||12.34%|
|$218,001 - $327,000||34.14%|
|$327,001 - $435,000||29.14%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||9.66%|
|$544,001 - $816,000||8.13%|
|$816,001 - $1,088,000||1.01%|
|PEOPLE OF DARIEN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.77%|
|5 TO 17||15.76%|
|18 TO 24||6.95%|
|25 TO 34||9.19%|
|35 TO 54||27.35%|
|55 TO 64||16.75%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.24%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.48%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$77,188|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$40,859|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.54%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.84%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.91%)
Real estate (2.74%)
Public Service (2.46%)
Information Technology (2.18%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.18%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.06%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.93%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.56%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.09%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.39%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (77.10%)
Other Indo-European (3.01%)
Other Asian languages (1.28%)
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