Darien, IL Population

Population: 22,860. Estimated population in July 2020: 22,730 (-0.6% change)
Males: 11,215 (49.1%), Females: 11,645 (50.9%)

Zip code: 60561

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $74,836
Median house value: $214,500

Races in Darien:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Asian Indian (4.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Filipino (3.6%)
  • Chinese (2.2%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), Polish (19.3%), Irish (16.2%), Italian (14.9%), English (6.3%), Czech (6.1%).

Land area: 6.0 square miles

 

Population

For population 25 years and over in Darien

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 43.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Darien city

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

15.2% Foreign born (8.8% Asia, 5.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,156 (+10.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Darien:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Darien:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 42 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Darien:

  • CLOW INTL (about 11 miles; BOLINGBROOK, IL; Abbreviation: 1C5)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: LOT)
  • SCHAUMBURG REGIONAL (about 19 miles; CHICAGO/SCHAUMBURG, IL; Abbreviation: 06C)
Amtrak stations near Darien:

  • 10 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
College/University in Darien:

  • RTS ENTERPRISES INC (Location: 9 S 531 WILMETTE AVE; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darien:

  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (about 11 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; Full-time enrollment: 15,545)
  • ELMHURST COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ELMHURST, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,684)
Public high school in Darien:

  • HINSDALE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,845; Location: 7401 CLARENDON HILLS; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Darien:

  • EISENHOWER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 1410 75TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CONCORD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 484; Location: 1019 CONCORD PL; Grades: PK – 04)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 7301 FAIRVIEW AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CASS JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 422; Location: 8502 BAILEY RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • ELIZABETH IDE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 2000 MANNING ROAD; Grades: PK – 02)
  • MARK DELAY SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 6801 S WILMETTE AVE; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • LACE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 7414 S CASS AVE; Grades: 01 – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Darien:

  • OUR LADY OF PEACE (Students: 560; Location: 709 PLAINFIELD RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN PRE-SCL – KDG (Students: 207; Location: 7214 S CASS AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ABC LAND PRESCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 1321 PLAINFIELD RD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Darien:

  • INDIAN-PRAIRIE P.L.D. (Operating income: $2,670,007; Location: 401 PLAINFIELD ROAD; 127,040 books; 9,441 audio materials; 10,492 video materials; 702 serial subscriptions)

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