Darien, CT Profile: Facts & Data

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Darien, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Darien Census Designated Place had a population of 21,817 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Darien is located at latitude 41.0787 and longitude -73.4693 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the Darien Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 12.65 sq. miles and a water area of 10.82 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Darien Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377813) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Darien Census Designated Place is located within Town of Darien, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fairfield County.


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Darien, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Darien, CT Housing Affordability Index is 72
State of Connecticut Housing Affordability Index is 111
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Darien, CT Wealth Index is 388
State of Connecticut Wealth Index is 142
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 21,817
Population in Households 21,771
Population in Familes 20,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density 1,724
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $278,492
Per Capita Income $88,183
Wealth Index3 388

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,787 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,121 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $1,394,556
Housing Affordability Index2 72
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,908
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 5,672
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.55% 0.49%
Households 0.33% 0.37%
Families 0.33% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.86%

Darien, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darien to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 29 80th
Population Density # 60 59th
Diversity Index # 95 34th
Median Household Income # 1 99th
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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