Darien demographics profile

StatisticDarienIllinoisNational
Population22,23212,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,58922291
Median age45.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%44%43%
Speak English77%77%79%
Speak Spanish4%13%13%
Darien, IL has a population of 22,232 and is the 1,959th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,589 per sq mi which is 1514% higher than the Illinois average and 3861% higher than the national average. The median age in Darien is 46 which is approximately 23% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Darien, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 77% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 70% of Darien residents were born in Illinois, 10% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Darien is 1514% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Darien is 23% higher than Illinois.
  • In Darien 79.81% of the population is White.
  • In Darien 2.72% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Darien 12.52% of the population is Asian.

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Darien population breakdown by race

RaceDarienIllinoisNational
White79.81%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American2.72%14.30%12.63%
Asian12.52%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.69%2.34%3.06%
Other race1.25%5.86%4.75%
In Darien, 6.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Darien, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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