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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Darien properties for sale

Schools
  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Darien Elementary School (Darien) Delavan-Darien School District public 234 Not Provided Darien Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Turtle Creek Elementary School (Delavan) Delavan-Darien School District public 612 Not Provided Turtle Creek Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
Wileman Elementary School (Delavan) Delavan-Darien School District public 329 Not Provided Wileman Elementary School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Phoenix Middle School (Delavan) Delavan-Darien School District public 474 Not Provided Phoenix Middle School GreatSchools Rating
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  District Type Enrollment # Student Teacher Ratio GreatSchool Rank
Delavan-Darien High School (Delavan) Delavan-Darien School District public 800 Not Provided Delavan-Darien High School GreatSchools Rating
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Demographics

Population Demographics

  City County State
Total Population 2,922 103,982 5,742,119
Total Households 951 39,310 2,299,100
Total Families 720 25,602 1,469,281
Population Density 95 4,861 446,124
Percent Male 50% 50% 50%
Percent Female 50% 50% 50%
White Collar Jobs 49% 58% 56%
Blue Collar Jobs 51% 42% 44%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 400
Transportation 307
Healthcare 225
Retail 213
Sales 181
Education 148
Management 133
Natural Resources 129
Arts and Media 128
Waste 93

Male Female Breakdown

Population Age

White vs Blue Collar Jobs

Top Professions

Work Transportation Method

Household Income with Head of House hold under age of 25

Household Income with Head of House Hold between the ages of 25 and 44

Household Income with Head of House Hold between the ages of 45 and 64

Household Income with Head of Household over the age of 65

Housing Demographics

  City County State
Total Housing Units 1,020 51,444 2,641,602
Owner Occupied Housing Units 622 26,450 1,547,197
Renter Occupied Housing Units 320 12,921 751,903
Vacant Housing Units 78 12,073 342,513
Occupancy Rate 92% 77% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 25 1,563

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 71 2,421 124,926
5 - 14 minutes 509 8,563 372,266
15 - 29 minutes 483 7,530 448,206
30 - 44 minutes 160 4,300 290,514
45-59 minutes 44 4,027 152,657
Over 60 minutes 70 3,179 85,610

Total Housing Units

Housing By Occupant

Commute Time To Work

Monthly Rental Rates

Monthly Mortgage Costs

Age of Homeowners

Education Attainment

  City County State
Some High School 301 6,650 347,427
High School Graduate 795 20,901 1,239,522
Some College 357 14,858 817,979
Associates Degree 178 6,019 390,482
Bachelors Degree 171 11,278 713,854
Graduate Degree 111 4,757 261,571

Education Attainment


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

Market Conditions for Darien

Median Sale Price Graph

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in June was $209,000. The median sales price for homes in June fell by ($3,500) compared to last month. This represents a 1.64% decrease from May. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $68,000 representing a 48.22% year-over-year change.

Homes for Sale Graph

Homes for Sale

The inventory of homes for sale fell by 2 in June to 8. This represents 20% decrease from May when 10 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 10 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 2 representing a -20% 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 5 homes sold in June was 4 more than in May. This represents a 400% increase in sales from May. Compared to the same month last year, the number of homes sold increased by 3, a 150% year-over-year increase.

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 June (15) decreased by 149 days compared to May. This represents a 90.85% decrease 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 8, a -34.78% 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 99.73% in June rose by 7.94% compared to May and decreased 1.2% 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 June (3) fell by 3 compared to May, a 50% change. Compared to June 2018, the number of new listings decreased by 5, a -62.5% year-over-year change.

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 June was $244,900. The median list price for homes in June rose by $54,950 compared to last month. This represents a 28.92% increase from May. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes increased $63,150 representing a 34.74% year-over-year increase.


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