Darien, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Darien, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Darien had a population of 22,376 as of July 1, 2016. Darien ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Darien is located at latitude 41.7457 and longitude -87.9815 in DuPage County. The formal boundaries for the City of Darien (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. DuPage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The City of Darien (GNIS ID: 2393720) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Darien is located within Township of Downers Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of DuPage County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Darien population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Darien, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 22,376
Population in Households 22,327
Population in Familes 18,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 3,609
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,034
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,243
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,440 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,595 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 413 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $323,946
Average Home Value $357,624
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,180
Average Household Income $102,323
Per Capita Income $41,888
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.34%
Households 0.19% 0.31%
Families -0.21% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Darien, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darien to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 92nd
Population Density1 # 104 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 221 84th
Median Household Income # 171 88th
Per Capita Income # 90 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.