Darien, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,792 housing units in Darien. This represents a 2.5% growth from 6,627 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,792 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Darien is about 88%. Darien's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.9%. Average household size is 2.95 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Darien were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom4.40%
Two Bedrooms9.10%
Three Bedrooms28.60%
Four Bedrooms38.30%
Five Bedrooms or more19.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.07
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$711,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$1,000,001

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.08
Median year structure was built1950
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$2,001

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage6.30%
Home Equity Loan12%
Simple Mortgage56.30%
Debt Free25.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.4%