DARIEN

Darien is a small coastal town in southwest Connecticut, with a population of nearly 22,000 residents.  It covers 14.9 square miles and has approximately 30 acres of the scenic shoreline of Long Island Sound.

Darien has easy access to Interstate 95 and the Merritt Parkway.  Two Metro-North stations offer service to New York’s Grand Central Terminal with commute times of about 50 minutes during peak travel times.

Known for its excellent schools, Darien has one of the highest expenditures per student in Fairfield County. More than 90% of high school graduates going on to colleges and universities. 

Residents of Darien enjoy two public beaches, 205 acres of park and recreational facilities, an indoor ice skating rink, and an equestrian center.

Originally settled in 1641 as part of Stamford, the area we know as Darien became Middlesex Parish in 1737. In 1820, residents petitioned the state legislature to establish Darien as a separate town.

DARIEN NEIGHBORHOODS

All ListingsNash IslandPratt Island
Brush IslandNorotonRidge Acres
Butler’s IslandNoroton BaySalem Straits
Contentment IslandNoroton HeightsScott’s Cove
Hay IslandNoroton KnollTokeneke
Long Neck PointNoroton Manor

DATA & DEMOGRAPHICS

POPULATION

 
Total Population21,817
Population in Households21,771
Population in Families20,161
  

HOUSEHOLDS

 
Total Households6,908
Average Household Size3.15
Family Households5,672
Average Family Size4
  

HOUSING

 
Total Housing Units7,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU5,787 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU1,121 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units393 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value$1,394,556
Average Home Value$1,448,004
  

INCOME

 
Median Household Income$200,001
Average Household Income$278,492
Per Capita Income$88,183

 

MARKET DATA

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES

CONDOS

 

RESOURCES

WEBSITES

Darien Town Hall

Darien Public Schools

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