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Darien is a city in DuPage County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Darien is 41.751N. The longitude is -87.973W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 758 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,871.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Darien demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DuPage County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60561 ZIP code.
16% of Darien residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Darien ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Darien was $34,795, compared with $21,587 nationally.
44% of Darien residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Darien, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $730. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,590.
Libraries in Darien include Indian-Prairie Public Library ... View libraries
DuPage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Darien political report.
The average commute time for Darien workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Darien between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Darien include Extended Stay America Darien.
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