Darien, IL

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Population

22,206

0.117% decline

Median Age

45.9


Median Household Income

$84,359

2.56% growth

Poverty Rate

6.08%


Number of Employees

11,356

1.03% decline

Median Property Value

$312,600

4.76% growth

About

In 2017, Darien, IL had a population of 22.2k people with a median age of 45.9 and a median household income of $84,359. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Darien, IL declined from 22,232 to 22,206, a -0.117% decrease and its median household income grew from $82,255 to $84,359, a 2.56% increase.

The population of Darien, IL is 74.8% White Alone, 12.3% Asian Alone, and 6.43% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Darien, IL speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Darien, IL is $312,600, and the homeownership rate is 81.7%. Most people in Darien, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Darien, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Darien, IL employs 11.4k people. The largest industries in Darien, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,591 people), Retail Trade (1,338 people), and Educational Services (1,300 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($75,968), Finance & Insurance ($73,750), and Public Administration ($67,857).

Median household income in Darien, IL is $84,359. Males in Darien, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Darien, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,359

2017 value

± $4,142

2.56%

1 Year Growth

± 7.41%

Households in Darien, IL have a median annual income of $84,359, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $82,255 in 2016, which represents a 2.56% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Darien, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8458.08

  2. Census Tract 8455.07

  3. Census Tract 8458.09

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Darien, IL was Census Tract 8458.08 with a value of $121,094, followed by Census Tract 8455.07 and Census Tract 8458.09, with respective values of $94,803 and $85,568.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.08% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Darien, IL (1.35k out of 22.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,101 ± 222

  2. Black

    117 ± 138

  3. Asian

    110 ± 115

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Darien, IL is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

11.4k

2017 Value

± 644

-1.03%

1 Year decline

± 7.92%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Darien, IL declined at a rate of -1.03%, from 11.5k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Darien, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,595 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,543 people), and Management Occupations (1,501 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Darien, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Darien, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,595 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,543 people), and Management Occupations (1,501 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Darien, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.92 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.67 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.39 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Darien, IL, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($94,653), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($91,250), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($91,069).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.4k

2017 Value

± 644

-1.03%

1 Year decline

± 7.92%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Darien, IL declined at a rate of -1.03%, from 11.5k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Darien, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,591 people), Retail Trade (1,338 people), and Educational Services (1,300 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Darien, IL, though some of these residents may live in Darien, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Darien, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,591 people), Retail Trade (1,338 people), and Educational Services (1,300 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Darien, IL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.9 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.56 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Darien, IL, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($75,968), Finance & Insurance ($73,750), and Public Administration ($67,857).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($66.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.3% of the population of Darien, IL has health coverage, with 60% on employee plans, 6.17% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.315% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Darien, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Darien, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.74%

Uninsured

60%

Employer Coverage

6.17%

Medicaid

16.4%

Medicare

12.4%

Non-Group

0.315%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Darien, IL declined by 11.7% from 5.37% to 4.74%.

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

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Health Risks

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Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Darien, IL is home to a population of 22.2k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 17.6% of Darien, IL residents were born outside of the country (3.92k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Darien, IL is composed of 16.6k White Alone residents (74.8%), 2.74k Asian Alone residents (12.3%), 1.43k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.43%), 743 Two or More Races residents (3.35%), 666 Black or African American Alone residents (3%), 8 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.036%), 4 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.018%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Darien, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.3

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Darien, IL was 45.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Darien, IL are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Darien, IL residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.92k people

17.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.98k people

As of 2017, 17.6% of Darien, IL residents (3.92k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Darien, IL was 17.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

96.1%

2017 Citizenship

95.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.1% of Darien, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Darien, IL was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    16.6k ± 598

  2. Asian Alone

    2.74k ± 407

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.43k ± 424

In 2017, there were 6.07 times more White Alone residents (16.6k people) in Darien, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.74k Asian Alone and 1.43k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Darien, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Darien, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Darien, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Darien, IL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    424 ± 105

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    154 ± 96

  3. Korea

    129 ± 59

Darien, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Darien, IL was $312,600 in 2017, which is 1.44 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $298,400 to $312,600, a 4.76% increase. The homeownership rate in Darien, IL is 81.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Darien, IL have an average commute time of 29.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Darien, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$84,359

Median Household Income

± $4,142

9.02k

Number of Households

± 547

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.02k households in Darien, IL grew to $84,359 from the previous year's value of $82,255.

The following chart displays the households in Darien, IL 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$312,600

2017 Median

± $8,476

$298,400

2016 Median

± $8,337

In 2017, the median property value in Darien, IL grew to to $312,600 from the previous year's value of $298,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Darien, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Darien, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Darien, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Darien, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

81.7%

2017 Homeownership

81.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.7% of the housing units in Darien, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Darien, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Darien, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Darien, IL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Darien, IL have a longer commute time (29.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Darien, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.7%

  2. Public Transit

    5.97%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.39%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Darien, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Worked At Home.

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