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Darien, Connecticut 06820

Darien, CT

Darien, CTDarien is a coastal town in Fairfield County, CT, in between Stamford and Norwalk. Darien is one of the wealthiest communities in the US. It was listed at #8 on Time’s list of “The 10 Richest Towns” in the United States in 2014. According to Time, “59.7% of households make more than $150k.”

Situated just off of I-95 between the cities of Norwalk and Stamford, the town is a bedroom community with relatively few office buildings. Most workers commute to Manhattan, and many also work in adjacent cities. Two Metro-North Railroad stations – Noroton Heights and Darien – link the town to Grand Central Terminal and the rest of the New Haven Line.

In 2016, 2016-beest-placesDarien was ranked #2 in Niche’s Report on the Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Connecticut

In 2015, Connecticut Magazine named Darien as #3 in their Rating the Towns Report in towns with a median home value $325,000 and up. The rating considers education, economy, crime, civic engagement and leisure.

According to Money Magazine’s 2016 Best Places to Live Report, Darien, CT has the following stats:

DARIEN, CT
POPULATION 21,191
PERCENT OF RESIDENTS WITH AT LEAST A BACHELOR’S DEGREE 79.4%
AVERAGE COMMUTE TIME IN MINUTES 33
MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME $185,330
PROJECTED 5-YEAR JOB GROWTH 8%
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 5.5%
MEDIAN HOME PRICE $1,350,000
AVERAGE PROPERTY TAX $16,010

Click here to view the CERC Town Profile.

Darien Train Station

Train Stations

Schools

Darien is served by Darien Public Schools, and Darien High School was ranked No. 1 in the “U.S. News Best High Schools in Connecticut” in 2013. In June 2012, 24/7 Wall St. ranked Darien as the 10th wealthiest school district in the United States.

Best High SchoolDarien has five elementary schools, one middle school, one high school and one private school:

Weed Beach

Beaches

Parks & Fields

Private Membership Clubs

Other Recreational Facilities

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