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Darien, CT Area Scholarships

Darien (/dɛəriˈæn/) is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, 37 miles northeast of New York City. With a population of 20,732 for the 2010 census and a land area of just under 13 square miles, it is the smallest town on Connecticut's "Gold Coast". Darien is one of the wealthiest communities in the U.S.; it was listed at #2 on CNN Money's list of "top-earning towns" in the United States as of 2010[update]. In 2018, data from the American Community Survey revealed that Darien was the wealthiest municipality in the United States, with a median household income of $208,125. Bloomberg's 2018 "America's 100 Richest Places" ranking placed Darien in the top 10, with an average household income of $327,901.

Situated on Long Island Sound between the cities of Stamford and Norwalk, the town is a bedroom community with relatively few office buildings. Many residents commute to Manhattan with two Metro-North railroad stations – Noroton Heights and Darien – linking the town to Grand Central Terminal. For recreation, the town boasts eleven parks, two public beaches, three country clubs including the first organized golf club in Connecticut, a hunt club, and Noroton Yacht Club.

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Darien, CT Area Scholarships

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Bertram and Sally MacMannis Athletic Scholarship

Fairfield County Community Foundation

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Bertram and Sally MacMannis Athletic Scholarship

Fairfield County Community Foundation

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Aspblom-Graham Nursing Scholarship

Fairfield County Community Foundation

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Aspblom-Graham Nursing Scholarship

Fairfield County Community Foundation

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Amanda Martin Meloy Career Choices Scholarship

Fairfield County Community Foundation

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Amanda Martin Meloy Career Choices Scholarship

Fairfield County Community Foundation

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