Living in Darien, CT

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Darien SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
3

Darien, CT Crime Report

263
Total Crimes
1,192.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-53.56%
Below National Average

Darien, CT Cost Of Living

253
Darien's Overall Cost Of Living
2.5x
Higher Than The National Average

Darien, Connecticut Info Snack

Darien /dri├Žn/ is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Located on Connecticut's "Gold Coast," the population was 20,732 at the 2010 census. Darien is one of the wealthiest communities in the U.S.; it was listed at #2 on CNN Money's list of "top-earning towns" in the United States as of 2010.
Population
21,759
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
3.1%
Median Home
$1,461,100
Median Income
$210,511
Median Rent
$2,801

Darien, CT Photos

Rankings for Darien in Connecticut

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Map Of Darien, CT

Population over time in Darien

Year Population % Change
2017 21,759 0.1%
2016 21,742 1.0%
2015 21,519 0.6%
2014 21,392 1.0%
2013 21,190 1.3%
2012 20,925 0.8%
2011 20,758 0.9%
2010 20,580 0.8%
2009 20,414 -
Crime/100k Darien CT USA
Violent Crime 18.1 207.4 368.9
Murder 4.5 2.3 5.0
Robbery 4.5 61.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 9.1 120.2 246.8
Property Crime 1174.6 1681.0 2199.5
Burglary 59.0 222.5 376.0
Larceny 988.7 1251.8 1594.6
Car Theft 127.0 206.7 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Darien

White
88.9% (19,341)
African American
0.8% (181)
American Indian
0.1% (30)
Asian
5.1% (1,114)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (21)
Two Or More
1.3% (281)
Hispanic
3.6% (791)
Race Darien CT USA
White 88.9% 67.5% 61.1%
African American 0.8% 9.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 5.1% 4.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.6% 15.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Darien, Connecticut

Less than $10,000
1.6% (34,266)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.3% (27,603)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.6% (57,110)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.8% (61,552)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.6% (79,319)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.9% (150,707)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.0% (130,718)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (264,928)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.1% (241,766)
$200,000 or more
51.8% (1,127,927)
Income Darien CT USA
Less than $10,000 1.6% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.3% 3.6% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.6% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.8% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.6% 10.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.9% 15.5% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.0% 12.5% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 17.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.1% 9.0% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 51.8% 11.9% 7.0%

Gender in Darien

Female
52.0% (11,325)
Male
48.0% (10,434)
Gender Darien CT USA
Female 52.0% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Darien for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
-1.0% (-217)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (435)
High School / GED
7.0% (1,523)
Some College
7.0% (1,523)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (652)
Bachelor's Degree
48.0% (10,444)
Master's Degree
26.0% (5,657)
Professional Degree
6.0% (1,305)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (435)
Education Darien CT USA
< 9th Grade -1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 7.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 48.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 26.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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