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.
|All Listings||Nash Island||Pratt Island|
|Brush Island||Noroton||Ridge Acres|
|Butler’s Island||Noroton Bay||Salem Straits|
|Contentment Island||Noroton Heights||Scott’s Cove|
|Hay Island||Noroton Knoll||Tokeneke|
|Long Neck Point||Noroton Manor|
DATA & DEMOGRAPHICS
|Population in Households||21,771|
|Population in Families||20,161|
|Average Household Size||3.15|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||7,301 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,787 (79.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,121 (15.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||393 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$1,394,556|
|Average Home Value||$1,448,004|
|Median Household Income||$200,001|
|Average Household Income||$278,492|
|Per Capita Income||$88,183|
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES