Darien, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,866 housing units in Darien. This represents a 30.6% growth from 6,787 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,866 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 85.6%. Darien's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 2.63 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Darien were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.10%
One Bedroom6%
Two Bedrooms23.90%
Three Bedrooms41.10%
Four Bedrooms25.30%
Five Bedrooms or more3.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.74
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$214,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$261,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.97
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,125

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan12.10%
Simple Mortgage58.20%
Debt Free22.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.2%