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Darien, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Darien is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Walworth County at latitude 42.6007 and longitude -88.7127. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Darien, but most people and references simply refer to it as Darien, Wisconsin.

The P1 Census Class Code for Darien indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Darien (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Darien: Bruceville.

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Darien, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,677
Population in Households 1,640
Population in Familes 1,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 1,300
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 439
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 408 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $119,817
Average Home Value $128,415


Median Household Income $55,986
Average Household Income $64,888
Per Capita Income $22,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.41% 1.1%
Households 1.67% 1.16%
Families 1.1% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Darien, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darien to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 288 63rd
Population Density1 # 153 80th
Diversity Index2 # 26 97th
Median Household Income # 232 70th
Per Capita Income # 483 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.