Darien, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Darien, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Darien had a population of 1,716 as of July 1, 2017. Darien ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Darien is located at latitude 42.6007 and longitude -88.7127 in Walworth County. 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. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The Village of Darien (GNIS ID: 1583050) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Darien population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Darien: Bruceville.

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Darien, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,716
Daytime Population: Workers 850
Daytime Population: Residents 788
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,638
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 1,680
Population in Familes 1,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 1,330
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $65,037
Average Household Income $70,771
Per Capita Income $25,122


Total Housing Units 676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 406 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $182,965
Average Home Value $231,296


Total Households 603
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 448
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.15% 0.96%
Households 1.3% 1.1%
Families 0.93% 1.05%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Darien, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darien to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 289 63rd
Population Density # 148 81st
Diversity Index # 26 97th
Median Household Income # 168 78th
Per Capita Income # 526 32nd

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