Darien, WI Real Estate

Darien is a small village of 1,641 residents located near the Illinois/Wisconsin border in Walworth County. It is conveniently situated 50 miles from the cities of Milwaukee and Madison. Darien is largely an agricultural community but also has many modern conveniences.

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Darien is a great place to live, work and play. It has a large industrial park with 14 businesses, a school district and three churches. Its elementary school is located within the village and Delavan/Darien High School and summer school are shared with the nearby Delavan. Darien also has a public library and senior center.

Darien has four great parks for locals to enjoy. Bruce Park is Darien’s oldest park and was at one time the epicenter from which the village grew. Wildwood Park is located off Highway 14 and features trail hiking, and in winter, sledding, ice-skating and cross-country skiing. It also has two small pavilions for hosting picnics. Salas Park is a neighborhood park located off of Bella Vista Drive and features a great playground for children. West Park offers athletic facilities and is also home to the annual Darien Cornfest.

The Darien Cornfest features music in the genres of rock, country, blues and bluegrass, to name a few. It also has a parade, horses, tractor showings and more!

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In 1837, John Bruce Jr. of New York purchased the area known today as Darien. It was originally called “Bruceville” and was renamed Darien in 1840 after Darien, New York, the hometown of several influential families of the village.

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Schools
Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 2,610 103,613 5,852,878
Total Households 920 40,209 2,349,819
Total Families 700 26,491 1,516,725
Percent Male 51% 50% 50%
Percent Female 49% 50% 50%
White Collar Jobs 39% 50% 58%
Blue Collar Jobs 61% 50% 42%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 448
Transportation 317
Professional Services 305
Sales 125
Maintenance 123
Management 87
Healthcare 65
Information, Scientific and Technical 54
Food 48
Construction 46

Male Female Breakdown

Population Age

White vs Blue Collar Jobs

Top Professions

Work Transportation Method

Household Income

Housing Demographics

  City County State
Total Housing Units
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Owner Occupied Housing Units 666 27,667 1,601,729
Renter Occupied Housing Units 254 12,542 748,090
Vacant Housing Units 76 10,569 311,518
Occupancy Rate 92% 73% 84%

Commute Time To Work

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  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 73 2,910 135,725
5 - 15 minutes 382 15,264 877,463
15 - 30 minutes 526 14,665 975,154
30 - 45 minutes 131 6,418 370,565
45-60 minutes 33 3,204 120,537
Over 60 minutes 83 3,860 113,603

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 134 4,085 224,571
High School Graduate 683 21,934 1,256,597
Some College 389 15,690 833,955
Associates Degree 157 6,032 410,260
Bachelors Degree 148 12,073 747,113
Graduate Degree 117 7,054 384,121

Education Attainment


Market Conditions
Market Conditions for Darien - December 2019 | Shorewest Realtors®
December 2019

Market Conditions for Darien

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in December was $215,000. The median sales price for homes in December rose by $2,000 compared to last month. This represents a 0.93% increase from November. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes fell by ($69,000) representing a -24.29% year-over-year change.

The median sales price is the middle value of all sales occurring in the market during the past thirty days when you arrange these sales prices from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average as the median does not change as much as a result of a few unusually low or high sales prices.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale remained level in December to 10. Compared to the same month last year when there were 10 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has did not change 0 representing a 0% year-over-year change.

Homes for sale represents the number of active listings on the market during the specified month as reported in the MLS system operating within the market area.

Homes Sold Graph

Homes Sold

The 2 homes sold in December was 1 more than in November. This represents a 100% increase in sales from November. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold did not change 0, a 0% year-over-year .

Homes sold is the total count of properties in the market area that have had a closed sale during the specified month as reported in the MLS systems operating within the market area.

Average Days on Market Graph

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in December (84) increased by 74 days compared to November. This represents a 740% increase in days on market for homes in the market from the previous month. Compared to the same month last year, the days on market for homes sold decreased by 49, a -36.84% year-over-year change.

Average Days on Market is the time period between the date when a home is listed for sale in an MLS system and the date it is sold.

Sale/List Price Ratio

Sale/List Price Ratio

The Sale/List Price Ratio of 76.77% in December fell by 24.66% compared to November and decreased 19% compared to the same period last year.

Sale/List Price Ratio is the sale price of a listing divided by the original list price expressed as a percentage. The Sale/List Price Ratio for the market is determined by adding the Sale/List Price Ratio for each listing sold in the market during the month and dividing by the number of listings sold during the month.

New Homes Graph

New Homes

The number of homes listed in December (1) remained level Compared to December 2018, the number of new listings remained level

Newly Listed Homes are the total count of homes that have been listed within the market area during the most recent month, as reported in the MLS system(s) operating in the market area.

Median List Price Graph

Median List Price

The median list price in December was $144,500. The median list price for homes in December fell by ($55,400) compared to last month. This represents a 27.71% decrease from November. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($180,400) representing a -55.52% year-over-year decrease.

The median list price is the middle value of all currently active listings as reported in the MLS systems in the market area when you arrange these list prices from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average as the median does not change as much as a result of the existence of a few unusually low or high list prices.




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