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Population in 2012: 22,302 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 

Males: 10,961  (49.1%)
Females: 11,341  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  46.0 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60516, 60561.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,951 (it was $74,836 in 2000)
Darien:

$73,951
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,902

Darien city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $289,265 (it was $208,600 in 2000)
Darien:

$289,265
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $373,749; Detached houses: $412,285; Townhouses or other attached units: $311,594; In 2-unit structures: $181,720; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,637; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,618

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,001.

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  • White alone - 17,873 (80.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2,546 (11.5%)
  • Black alone - 729 (3.3%)
  • Hispanic - 655 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 235 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 117 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Darien: 104.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.5%), Polish (13.2%), Italian (11.9%), Irish (11.6%), Czech (3.9%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/18/1970

Land area: 6.04 square miles.

Population density: 3,690 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Darien:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Darien city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

4,229 residents are foreign born (9.1% Asia, 8.5% Europe).

This city:  19.1%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Darien, Illinois as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Darien to the number of sex offenders is 1,859 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,518 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,295 (1.8%)

Darien satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bolingbrook, IL (6.4 miles , pop. 56,321).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (16.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Willowbrook, IL (1.5 miles ), Burr Ridge, IL (1.8 miles ), Woodridge, IL (1.8 miles ), Westmont, IL (1.8 miles ), Downers Grove, IL (1.9 miles ), Clarendon Hills, IL (1.9 miles ), Indian Head Park, IL (2.1 miles ), Hinsdale, IL (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 139 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 1998: 106 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 1999: 108 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $266,800
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $246,000
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $221,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $236,900
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $316,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 87.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -725 (-3.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,598 (14.7%)

Darien household income distribution Darien home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Darien by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000301
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.60.04.5
Rapes 2011434114021
per 100,000 8.70.04.44.317.513.117.64.44.517.90.09.04.5
Robberies 4855348313334
per 100,000 17.535.021.921.713.117.435.213.34.513.413.613.518.0
Assaults 312777105375637
per 100,000 13.152.530.630.330.643.622.013.331.222.427.213.531.5
Burglaries 54685252696059574546405167
per 100,000 236.2297.5227.5225.3301.7261.7259.6252.2200.6205.6181.0230.2301.1
Thefts 210191255255215220199154300274221289233
per 100,000 918.6835.51115.51105.0940.1959.7875.5681.41337.01224.91000.11304.61047.1
Auto thefts 16161515108106711161611
per 100,000 70.070.065.665.043.734.944.026.531.249.272.472.249.4
Arson 2033462204241
per 100,000 8.70.013.113.017.526.28.88.80.017.99.118.14.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 79.887.588.787.993.490.992.861.987.997.6103.095.398.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Darien detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Illinois average:

2.76

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Darien, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,156 (+10.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Darien, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Darien-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Darien city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Darien-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Darien center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DuPage County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Main business address for: QUOTESMITH COM INC (ACCIDENT & HEALTH INSURANCE).


Hospitals/medical centers in Darien:

  • ADVANCED HOMECARE, INC (Home Health Center, 8320 SOUTH LEMONT ROAD)
  • DARIEN HOME HEALTHCARE, INC. (Home Health Center, 2879 83RD ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Darien:

  • CMK HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WESTMONT, IL)
  • OAK TRACE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DOWNERS GROVE, IL)
  • PHOENIX HOME CARE, L.L.C. (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BURR RIDGE, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Darien, IL

Amtrak stations near Darien:

  • 8 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: NAPERVILLE (E. 4TH & ELLSWORTH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.darien.il.us

College/University in Darien:

  • Regency Beauty Institute-Darien (Full-time enrollment: 70; Location: 7411 South Cass Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regencybeauty.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darien:

  • Midwestern University (about 7 miles; Downers Grove, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,008)
  • Benedictine University (about 7 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 2,978)
  • College of DuPage (about 9 miles; Glen Ellyn, IL; FT enrollment: 10,591)
  • North Central College (about 9 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)
  • Wheaton College (about 11 miles; Wheaton, IL; FT enrollment: 2,583)
  • Elmhurst College (about 11 miles; Elmhurst, IL; FT enrollment: 2,875)

Public high school in Darien:

Public elementary/middle schools in Darien:

Private elementary/middle schools in Darien:

  • OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 709 PLAINFIELD RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 131; Location: 7214 CASS AV; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINGSWOOD ACADEMY (Students: 121; Location: 133 PLAINFIELD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI PEBBLES (Students: 28; Location: 7516 S CASS AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 12; Location: 7906 S CASS AVE; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Darien, map of school districts

Library in Darien:

  • INDIAN PRAIRIE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $3,012,022; Location: 401 PLAINFIELD ROAD; 157,108 books; 14,842 audio materials; 18,472 video materials; 20 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 451 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The zip code for Darien, Il is 60559

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Notable locations in Darien: Carriage Greens Golf Club (A), Darien - Woodridge Fire Protection District Station 3 (B), Tri - State Fire Protection District Station 2 Headquarters (C), Darien - Woodridge Fire Protection District Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Chestnut Court Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Darien include: Marion Hills Bible Church (A), Our Lady of Peace Church (B), Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (D), Cross of Christ Lutheran Church (E), Mount Carmel Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Bruce Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Darien include: South Grove Park (1), Oldfield Oaks County Forest Preserve (2), Birchwood Park (3), Holly Park (4), Pinewood Park (5), Darien Community Park (6), Darien Sportsplex (7), Darien Chestnut Forest Preserve (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Egyptian Tours & Travel (8117 South Lemont Road Suite 1).

Hotels: Extended Stayamerica (2345 Sokol), Cooney & CO (1551 Pinehurst Drive).

Court: Illinois Probation & Court Services Association (7544 Wilton Road).

 
DuPage County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.9. This is about average.
City:

36.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0161. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0161
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.271. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Darien and their reported violations in the past:

PINE BAY RECREATIONAL PARK (Serves IN, Population served: 163, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Darien that have no violations reported:

  • DARIEN (Population served: 22860, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.4%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Black residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 7.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.8%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Darien, IL

8 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
15 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Darien compared to Illinois state average:

Darien, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Darien (2011 data):

  • West Suburban Bank: Cass Avenue Facility at 8001 Cass Avenue, branch established on 1973/06/18; 75th Street Facility at 1005 75th Street, branch established on 1980/03/19. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $1,927.7 mil, Deposits: $1,744.7 mil, headquarters in Lombard, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: West Suburban Bancorp, Inc.
  • First American Bank: Darien Branch at 2013 75th Street, branch established on 2006/01/23. Info updated 2010/01/19: Bank assets: $2,710.6 mil, Deposits: $2,213.4 mil, headquarters in Elk Grove Village, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bank Corporation
  • TCF National Bank: Darien Jewel Branch #2228 at 7335 Cass Avenue, branch established on 1998/01/30. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Financial Bank: Darien Branch at 8301 South Cass Avenue, branch established on 2004/09/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,149.8 mil, Deposits: $986.7 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Darien Branch at 2401 75th Street, branch established on 2005/03/14. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Harris Bank Darien Branch at 2275 75th Street, branch established on 1996/04/15. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Republic Bank of Chicago: Darien Branch at 1510 75th Street, branch established on 2008/05/07. Info updated 2010/04/26: Bank assets: $1,360.1 mil, Deposits: $1,129.5 mil, headquarters in Oak Brook, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp Co.
  • State Bank of Countryside: Darien Branch at 7380 S. Route 83, branch established on 1987/09/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $727.5 mil, Deposits: $627.7 mil, headquarters in Countryside, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Sbc, Incorporated
  • Citibank, National Association: Darien at 2225 West 75th Street, branch established on 1996/01/02. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Darien travel time to work - commute


Darien mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Darien city (based on DuPage County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.88%
Here58.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents65.6%5.2%5.0%3.8%2.8%
Congregations12.8%6.4%7.7%7.7%1.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.0%1.9%1.2%9.8%
Congregations5.6%2.8%4.6%2.8%48.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 175
Here:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
DuPage County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 200
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 671
DuPage County:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DuPage County:

7.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$9,452$56,7120$0
Other Government Administration 3$19,262$77,0481$731
Police Protection - Officers 35$120,087$41,1730$0
Police - Other 16$99,630$74,72313$8,807
Streets and Highways 12$64,206$64,2062$4,428
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$19,483$77,9320$0
Water Supply 7$44,280$75,9090$0
Totals for Government 78$376,400$57,90816$13,966

Darien government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,905,000 ($175.10)
    Water Utilities: $2,286,000 ($102.50)
    Central Staff Services: $1,587,000 ($71.16)
    Regular Highways: $1,334,000 ($59.82)
    General - Other: $602,000 ($26.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $121,000 ($5.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $895,000 ($40.13)
    Regular Highways: $404,000 ($18.11)
    Water Utilities: $112,000 ($5.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,430,000 ($198.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($5.25)

Darien government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $973,000 ($43.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $53,000 ($2.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,257,000 ($56.36)
    Interest Earnings: $109,000 ($4.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,880,000 ($129.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,171,000 ($187.02)
    Highways: $699,000 ($31.34)
  • Tax - Property: $1,179,000 ($52.87)
    NEC: $771,000 ($34.57)

Darien government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,947,000 ($87.30)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,025,000 ($90.80)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($1.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,810,000 ($81.16)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,455,000 ($65.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $515,000 ($23.09)
    Other, NEC: $215,000 ($9.64)

Darien government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $226,000 ($10.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,466,000 ($155.41)

7.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($458 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.13%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  3.59% ($54,553 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.64% ($51,466)
from Kane County, IL  0.48% ($47,627)


8.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($61,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($415 average AGI)
DuPage County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  2.58% ($52,869 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  1.24% ($59,479)
to Kane County, IL  0.90% ($64,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Darien:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darien:

  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Darien:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Darien fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 174,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,814

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Darien)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Darien, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Darien)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Darien)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$229,865115$212,160774$235,88917$142,0511$133,60015$203,0951$146,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$09$278,90964$255,6071$213,1800$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$206,85317$358,607170$253,2505$104,5061$343,4009$193,9660$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$308,4278$207,59079$253,7744$147,8750$04$240,0200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$152,7604$166,17327$278,6511$38,8700$01$34,9500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8455.03 , 8455.04, 8458.01, 8458.02, 8458.04, 8458.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$214,72510$289,1201$39,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$267,5909$308,2380$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$264,2952$325,3600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$211,5830$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$113,8501$201,3400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8455.03 , 8455.04, 8458.01, 8458.02, 8458.04, 8458.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 67
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Darien


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Darien, IL

Most common first names in Darien, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7578.7 years
Mary6483.9 years
Joseph5078.7 years
Helen4784.1 years
Robert4673.4 years
Edward4479.8 years
William4075.1 years
Margaret3782.5 years
James3472.9 years
Anna3086.6 years
Most common last names in Darien, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson981.6 years
Smith980.1 years
Anderson878.5 years
Miller877.3 years
Brown879.4 years
Lynch781.0 years
Collins682.2 years
Williams672.2 years
Hogan580.8 years
King583.6 years
Businesses in Darien, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Panda Express1
AutoZone1Panera Bread1
Baskin-Robbins1PetSmart1
Blockbuster1Popeyes1
CVS1Sears1
Caribou Coffee1Steak 'n Shake1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Subway1
Curves1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts2T.G.I. Driday's1
Extended Stay America1Taco Bell1
FedEx3True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Jewel-Osco1UPS6
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Darien, IL


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