Darien, Wisconsin

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Darien, Wisconsin

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High Points

Darien strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 8% Darien Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Darien Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Darien, Wisconsin

Comparing Darien to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Racial Diversity 8 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 8 5
College Educated Adults 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 8 6
Working at Home 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Darien Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles E of Janesville, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Walworth
Standard Zip Codes 53114
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.601
Longitude -88.707

Darien Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station AFTON
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
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Darien Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,572 100%
Male 795 50.6%
Female 777 49.4%
Under 18 513 32.6%
18+ 1,059 67.4%
65+ 109 6.9%
Median Age 31.4
Average Family Size 3.35
White 1,464 93.1%
African-American 8 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 69 4.4%
Mixed Race 26 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 222 14.1%

Estimated Darien Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,635
Growth 63
Growth % 4%

Darien Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20%
Irish 7.2%
English 5.1%
Norwegian 5%
US/American 4.6%
Italian 4.4%
Polish 3.9%
Dutch 3%
European 2.8%
Swedish 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Swiss 1.7%
Romanian 1.4%
Danish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Bulgarian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Dutch West Indian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Darien 1,572 $53,625
Clinton 2,162 $54,514
Delavan 7,956 $49,929
Elkhorn 7,305 $47,475
Sharon 1,549 $45,500
Walworth 2,304 $51,630
Williams Bay 2,415 $60,573

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Darien Public Library
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(262) 724-5155

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