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About Darien

Darien is a suburb in the Chicago Metro Area and in the DuPage County. It has a population of 21,843 and a population density of 3,567, which is 97% above the national average. It has a median age of 45, which is 7 years above the Chicago Metro median age and 7 years above the national average.


Darien has a median home value of $373,100, which is 17% above the Metro average.The average rent of $2,169 is 10% above the metro average rent and 51% above the national average rent. The average household income in Darien is $100,771 , which is 26% above the Metro average household income and 36% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Darien is 8. Darien also has a crime index 51 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Chicago.


$395,700Median Home Value
$319,962 Chicago Metro Area
$2,169Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
5 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
51
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
26 mins To Chicago Metro Area
30 mins Average Travel Time To Work

Darien Zip Code

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Darien's population is made up of 58% married, 27% single, 9% divorced and 6% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 44%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 25%. Homeowners make up 80% of the population in Darien.

21,953Population
9,442,159 Chicago Metro Area
3,580Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
45 Median Age
38 Chicago Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Darien is $55,911. The Median Household Income is $110,546 and the Darien Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$55,911Income Per Capita
$45,877 Chicago Metro Area
$110,546Median Household Income
$82,914 Chicago Metro Area
3% Poverty Rate
11% Chicago Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
5% Chicago Metro Area
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$395,700Median Home Value
$319,962 Chicago Metro Area
$2,169Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Chicago Metro Area

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Renters
20%
Home Owners
80%
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5 /10 - 9 /10
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Top Schools in Darien

Cass School District 63
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1019 Concord Place, Darien, IL, 60561
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Gower School District 62
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7650 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL, 60527
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Gower School District 62
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Maercker School District 60
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Darien School District 61
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7414 South Cass Avenue, Darien, IL, 60561
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3-5
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26 mins
Chicago Metro Area
30 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Chicago Midway International Airport
22 mins
Downers Grove Township, IL
3 mins
(Glen Ellyn) College of Dupage
22 mins
Midwestern University Downers Grove
16 mins
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Darien crime index is 51 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Darien.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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