Darlington, Wisconsin Population 2024

2,577

Darlington is a city located in Lafayette County Wisconsin. Darlington has a 2024 population of 2,577. It is also the county seat of Lafayette County. Darlington is currently growing at a rate of 1.22% annually and its population has increased by 5.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,453 in 2020.

The average household income in Darlington is $72,192 with a poverty rate of 10.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Darlington is 42.1 years, 39.4 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Darlington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Darlington was:

  • White: 87.9%
  • Two or more races: 8.41%
  • Asian: 2.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,562.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.06% (124)
The current population of Darlington, Wisconsin is 2,577 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,453.

Darlington, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,16487.9%
Two or more races2078.41%
Asian652.64%
Black or African American110.45%
Native American80.32%
Other race70.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Darlington Population by Race

Darlington Population Pyramid 2024

Darlington Median Age

42.1

Total

39.4

Male

44.6

Female

Darlington Adults

There are 1,837 adults, (551 of whom are seniors) in Darlington.

Darlington Age Dependency

91.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Darlington Sex Ratio

Female1,15947.08%
Male1,30352.92%

Darlington Population by Age

Darlington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0242.3367.832.2
Married4682.9680.319.7
Non Family4071.2164.435.6
Female973.4337.162.9
Male523.438.561.5

2.98

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Darlington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1066.28%
9th to 12th Grade804.74%
High School Graduate61736.53%
Some College38923.03%
Associates Degree19011.25%
Bachelors Degree1599.41%
Graduate Degree1488.76%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Darlington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Darlington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4861,381247
Hispanic1206827
2+ Races724035
Asian493025
Black1030
Native American880
Other Race730

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.02%.

Darlington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,508$47,319$38,935
Less Than 9th Grade$41,250$43,750$0
High School Graduate$38,854$45,603$30,357
Some College$49,167$58,021$40,938
Bachelors Degree$50,250$63,185$48,000
Graduate Degree$66,250$61,750$67,566

$45,508

Average Earnings

$47,319

Average Male

$38,935

Average Female

Darlington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Darlington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Darlington Language

84.62% of Darlington residents speak only English, while 15.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.58% of the population.

Darlington Language

Darlington Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,0041467.29%
Multiple2079746.86%
Hispanic3019732.23%

10.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.41%

Male Poverty Rate

11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Darlington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Darlington is Multiple, with 46.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Darlington is White, with 7.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.59%.

Darlington Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.05%
High School7.41%
Some College6.94%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%

Darlington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.94%
Female Employed3.31%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Darlington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Darlington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$60,682$72,192
Families$76,295$77,414
Married Families$80,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,313$60,675

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Darlington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Darlington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Darlington 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 35-44.

Darlington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Darlington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

175

Number of Veterans

163

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea90
Second Gulf War24
Vietnam19
First Gulf War16
World War II0

Darlington Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+102
35 to 5435
65 to 7419
55 to 6414
18 to 345

Darlington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White17510.54%

Darlington Veterans by Race

Darlington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Darlington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Darlington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Darlington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Darlington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.04%

Born in Darlington

89.68%

Native Born

10.32%

Foreign Born

9.3%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.68% of Darlington residents were born in the United States, with 66.04% having been born in Wisconsin. 9.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Darlington Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,732311.15%
20282,701311.16%
20272,670311.17%
20262,639311.19%
20252,608311.2%
20242,577311.22%
20232,546311.23%
20222,515572.32%
20212,45850.2%
20202,4531154.92%
20192,338-3-0.13%
20182,341-20-0.85%
20172,361-10-0.42%
20162,371-21-0.88%
20152,39210.04%
20142,39140.17%
20132,387-38-1.57%
20122,425-16-0.66%
20112,441-5-0.2%
20102,44600%

Darlington Population by Year