Ranked in the 61st percentile


  • Darien is ranked #306 in Illinois
  • Darien is ranked #11,420 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Darien, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Clearing, Chicago7111.224,934
Montclare, Chicago6715.712,903
Garfield Ridge, Chicago6511.635,441
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Hermosa, Chicago5917.924,225
Belmont Cragin, Chicago5716.777,859
Austin, Chicago5614.997,012

Best Cities Near Darien, IL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Indian Head Park, IL864.63,823
St. John, IN8333.815,777
Clarendon Hills, IL823.98,641
Crown Point, IN8239.928,743
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Algonquin, IL8133.530,413
Lake in the Hills, IL8134.528,908
Highland CDP, IN8030.34,256
Dyer, IN8029.816,133
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Darien, Illinois A Nice Place To Live

The city of Darien, Illinois is a small town that is located in DuPage County, a western suburb of Chicago. It is a close knit community that is just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Chicago and is a perfect place to live for those who want to be near Chicago but not live in the city. Darien has a population of around 22,000 people. It is located just 25 miles west of downtown Chicago. The city is service by Chicago's public transportation system, the Chicago Transit Authority. The city boasts itself as "A Nice Place To Live", and that town motto does not disappoint. It is just far enough away from Chicago for those who hate living in the city but close enough to still enjoy all the comforts and attractions that Chicago offers. The city prides itself on its public education system, which is known as one of the best in the entire state of Illinois.
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Source: The Darien, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).