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Darien GENERAL POPULATION
Total Population in Darien, CT
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Darien, CT was 19,607.
Darien Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Darien was 9,615, which represents 49 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).
Male Population, Married in Darien, CT
There are an estimated 5,104 married men in the town. 76.3 percent of men over 15 years old in Darien are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.
The estimated female population in Darien is 9,992 which is 51 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).
Female Population, Married in Darien, Connecticut
There are an estimated 5,129 married women in the community. 70.5 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.
Median Age in Darien, CT
The median age of people living in Darien, CT was 38 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)
At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Darien was 2,028. There were 13,243 people above the age of 18, which represents 67.5 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 12.4 percent of the population (2,436) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.
One Race Percent in Darien, CT
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Darien, CT was 19,450.
White Population in Darien, CT
The estimated White population in the Darien community is 18,816, which is 96 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).
Black Population in Darien, Connecticut
The estimated Black/African American population is 89, which is 0.5 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).
American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Darien, CT
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Darien, CT was 8.
Asian Population in Darien, Connecticut
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 474.
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Darien, CT
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Darien was an estimated 5.
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 58, while those of “two or more races” was 157 at the time of the last census.
The Hispanic population in the Darien community was 429, or 2.2 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).
Household Population in Darien, CT
The household population number in Darien was 19,429.
Group Quarters Population in Darien, CT
Group Quarters population in the community was 178.
Average Household Size in Darien, CT
The average household size in Darien is 2.95 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).
Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.31 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).
Total Housing Units in Darien, CT
At the time of the last census survey, there were 6,792 total housing units in Darien.
The number of occupied housing units was 6,592, or 97.1 of the total units in town. Of these, 5,799 were owner-occupied (88), and 793 were renter-occupied (12, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 200 vacant homes in Darien at the time of the last complete survey.
Median Home Values in Darien, Connecticut
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 5,503, with a median value in dollars of 711,000.
Monthly Owner Costs in Darien, CT
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $3,095 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Darien, average costs per month were $780 (national average was $295).
High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 12,123 people in the community had a high school degree, or 95.7 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Darien, Connecticut
8,922 people in Darien also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 70.4 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).
Civilian Veterans in Darien, CT
The number of Civilian Veterans in Darien was 1,490, or 11.2 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).
Disability Status in Darien, CT
In 2000, there were 1,638 people in Darien, CT listed as disabled.
Foreign Born in Darien, CT
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 2,009 people in Darien who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 11.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.
Percentage In Labor Force in Darien, Connecticut
There were 8,470 in the labor force in Darien at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 61.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Darien was 36.4 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.
Median Household Income in Darien, CT
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $146,755. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.
Median Family Income in Darien, CT
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $173,777. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.
Per Capita Income in Darien, Connecticut
Per capita income in Darien in the last full census was 77,519. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.
Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Darien numbered 35, or 0.6 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.
Individuals below the poverty level in Darien, CT
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 391, or 2 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.
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