Darien, CT

Census Place

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US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
40.1
2.04% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
4.02%
30.6% 1-year increase

About

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Darien, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.47%), White (Hispanic) (3.39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.85%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.786%).

None of the households in Darien, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

Most people in Darien, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Darien, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

In 2019, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.1k people) in Darien, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.19k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 738 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Darien, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.1k ± 459
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.19k ± 296
  3. White (Hispanic)
    738 ± 271
4.13%
Hispanic Population
897 people

In 2019, there were 16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.1k people) in Darien, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.19k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 738 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.13% of the people in Darien, CT are hispanic (897 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

11.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.57k people
11.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.46k people

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    213 ± 81
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    95 ± 57
  3. Korea
    91 ± 40

Darien, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Darien, CT employs N/A people. The largest industries in Darien, CT are , and the highest paying industries are .

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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Median Earnings by Industry

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.962% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (765k), Bachelors Degree (631k), and Some college (550k).

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Housing & Living

People in Darien, CT have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Darien, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Darien, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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6.9k
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Darien, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Darien, CT is from Connecticut.
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2022 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2022, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0861% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (52.2%)
  2. Public Transit (31.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.97%)

In 2019, 52.2% of workers in Darien, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (31.2%) and those who worked at home (8.97%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Darien, CT have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 11.7% of the workforce in Darien, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Darien, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Darien, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.02% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Darien, CT (873 out of 21.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 45 - 54.

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

98.8% of the population of Darien, CT has health coverage, with 75.7% on employee plans, 3.75% on Medicaid, 8.8% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.12% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fairfield County, CT see 1060 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.3% decrease from the previous year (1074 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1064 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 296 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,060 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfield County, CT

Primary care physicians in Fairfield County, CT see an average of 1,060 patients per year. This represents a 1.3% decrease from the previous year (1,074 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fairfield County, CT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

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Uninsured People

1.21%
Uninsured
75.7%
Employer Coverage
3.75%
Medicaid
8.8%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.12%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Darien, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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