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 2,521 102,952 5,687,217
Total Households 851 39,261 2,286,339
Total Families 670 25,953 1,476,860
Population Density 89 3,317 437,888
Percent Male 54% 50% 50%
Percent Female 46% 50% 50%
White Collar Jobs 49% 59% 55%
Blue Collar Jobs 51% 41% 45%

Top Occupations

Professions Population Employed
Manufacturing 350
Transportation 309
Retail 188
Arts and Media 171
Sales 171
Healthcare 159
Natural Resources 151
Management 139
Education 102
Construction 100

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 927 51,453 2,620,437
Owner Occupied Housing Units 599 26,920 1,568,389
Renter Occupied Housing Units 252 12,342 717,965
Vacant Housing Units 83 12,133 334,086
Occupancy Rate 91% 76% 87%
Vehicles Per Housing Unit 2 26 1,560

Commute Time To Work

  City County State
Less than 5 minutes 102 2,437 128,186
5 - 14 minutes 423 7,922 374,877
15 - 29 minutes 473 7,087 444,201
30 - 44 minutes 108 4,428 288,145
45-59 minutes 57 3,384 143,851
Over 60 minutes 87 2,963 80,654

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 251 6,901 374,133
High School Graduate 634 21,720 1,258,952
Some College 328 14,338 808,107
Associates Degree 143 5,904 355,880
Bachelors Degree 152 11,061 663,912
Graduate Degree 98 4,114 242,722

Education Attainment


Market Conditions

Market Conditions for Darien

August 2017

Median Sale Price
$385,000

 UP 172.08%
vs. Month Ago
Homes for Sale
10

 UP 11.11%
vs. Month Ago
Homes Sold
4

 UP 33.33%
vs. Month Ago
Avg Days on Market
52

 DOWN -57.02%
vs. Month Ago

Median Sale Price

The median sale price for homes in August was $385,000. The median sales price for homes in August rose by $243,500 compared to last month. This represents a 172.08% increase from July. Compared to the same month last year, the median price of homes rose by $214,675 representing a 126.03% 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

The inventory of homes for sale rose by 1 in August to 10. This represents 11.11% increase from July when 9 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 31 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 21 representing a -67.74% 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

The inventory of homes for sale rose by 1 in August to 10. This represents 11.11% increase from July when 9 homes were on the market. Compared to the same month last year when there were 31 homes for sale, the inventory of homes for sale has fallen by 21 representing a -67.74% 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.

Avg Days on Market

The average days on market for a home sold in August (52) decreased by 69 days compared to July. This represents a 57.02% 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 58, a -52.72% 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

The Sale/List Price Ratio of 95.21% in August fell by 3.06% compared to July and decreased 2.11% 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

The number of homes listed in August (4) rose by 1 compared to July, a 33.33% change. Compared to August 2016, the number of new listings decreased by 6, a -60% 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 Homes

The median list price in August was $156,400. The median list price for homes in August fell by ($16,500) compared to last month. This represents a 9.54% decrease from July. Compared to the same month last year, the median list price of homes decreased ($25,550) representing a -14.04% 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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