Darien, Illinois Population 2022

21,995
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Darien is a city located in Illinois. Darien has a 2020 population of 21,995. Darien is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -0.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,011 in 2010.

The average household income in Darien is $122,374 with a poverty rate of 5.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,472 per month, and the median house value is $336,800. The median age in Darien is 46.4 years, 44.5 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Darien Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Darienwas:

  • White: 76.99%
  • Asian: 13.14%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Black or African American: 3.92%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Darien, Illinois is 21,995 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 22,011.

Darien, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,81776.99%
Black or African American8563.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.04%
Asian2,87013.14%
Some Other Race3791.74%
Two or More Races9134.18%
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Darien Population by Race

Darien Population Pyramid 2022

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Darien Median Age

44.9


Total

44.1


Male

46.8


Female

Darien Adults

There are 17,939 adults, (4,676 of whom are seniors) in Darien.

Darien Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Darien Sex Ratio

Female

10,878

49.80%

Male

10,965

50.20%

Darien Population by Age

Darien Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Darien Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.3%7.7%
Married89.2%10.8%
All82%18%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Female63.9%36.1%

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Darien Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6972.5182
Married4,9163.0789.2
Male5042.5392.3
Female877363.9
Non Family2,4001.1771.8

2.98

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Darien Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3332.04%
9th to 12th Grade3322.03%
High School Graduate2,60315.93%
Some College3,22419.73%
Associates Degree1,0416.37%
Bachelors Degree5,63834.51%
Graduate Degree3,16719.38%
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Darien Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Darien Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,3912,2941,863
Other Race283197162
Black527477286
White12,29511,9626,202
2+ Races396324174
Hispanic915802372
Native American88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.92%.

Darien Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,099$67,288$46,686
Less Than 9th Grade$$21,223$105,431
High School Graduate$36,208$59,697$26,688
Some College$45,270$54,894$32,107
Bachelors Degree$64,369$81,364$52,134
Graduate Degree$71,493$90,662$63,545

$56,099

Average Earnings

$67,288

Average Male

$46,686

Average Female

Darien Earnings by Educational Attainment

Darien Language by Age

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Darien Language

74.20% of Darien residents speak only English, while 25.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.15% of the population.

Darien Language

Darien Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native88100.00%
Black85610011.68%
Hispanic1,5701056.69%
White16,0247664.78%
Asian2,8701063.69%
OtherNaN%
Multiple913121.31%

5.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.07%

Male Poverty Rate

5.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Darien

The race most likely to be in poverty in Darien is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Darien is Multiple, with 1.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.94%.

Darien Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade2.26%
High School5.69%
Some College5.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%

Darien Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.58%
Male Unemployed0.23%
Female Employed4.31%
Female Unemployed3.61%

Darien Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Darien Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,771$124,666
Families$113,415$144,313
Married Families$126,837-
Non Families$50,864$68,239
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Income by Household Type

Darien Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Darien Married by Age and Sex

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Darien Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Darien Marital Status by Race

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Darien Marital Status

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1,057

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War110
Vietnam431
Korea89
World War II28

Darien Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
35 to 54172
55 to 64150
65 to 74379
75+330

Darien Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8966.48%
Black6811.47%
Native American8100.00%
Asian371.44%
Other Race92.84%
2+ Races396.27%
Hispanic645.11%

Darien Veterans by Race

Darien Veterans by Education

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4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Darien Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Darien Employment by Age

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Darien Employment by Race

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Darien Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.25%

Born in Darien

80.68%

Native Born

19.32%

Foreign Born

5.53%

Non Citizen

13.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.68% of Darien residents were born in the United States, with 70.25% having been born in Illinois. 5.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Darien Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19708,0770.00%
198014,9566,8796.35%
199018,3413,3852.06%
200022,8604,5192.23%
201022,086-774-0.34%
201122,078-8-0.04%
201222,070-8-0.04%
201322,062-8-0.04%
201422,054-8-0.04%
201522,046-8-0.04%
201622,038-8-0.04%
201722,030-8-0.04%
201822,022-8-0.04%
201922,014-8-0.04%
202022,011-3-0.01%
202122,003-8-0.04%
202221,995-8-0.04%

Darien Population by Year