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Deerfield Beach

City of Deerfield Beach

  •   State: 
    Broward County
    Deerfield Beach
      County FIPS: 
    26°19′05″N 80°05′59″W
      Area total: 
    16.22 sq mi (42.01 km²)
      Area land: 
    14.95 sq mi (38.71 km²)
      Area water: 
    1.27 sq mi (3.30 km²)
    13 ft (4 m)
    Incorporated as Deerfield (town) June 11, 1925; Incorporated as Deerfield Beach (town) May 12, 1939; Incorporated as Deerfield Beach (city) June 13, 1945
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    5,804.15 residents per square mile of area (2,241.59/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 

Deerfield Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States, just south of the Palm Beach County line. The city is named for the numerous deer that once roamed the area. As of the 2020 census, the population was 86,859. It is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which is home to 6,166,488 inhabitants as of 2020. It also has the highest percentage of Brazilian and Brazilian American population (as a percentage of total population) in the United States at 11.06%. As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language accounted for 75.36%, while speakers of Spanish made up 8.70%. Portuguese was spoken by 4.89%, French Creole 3.42%, French 2.16%, Italian 1.51%, and Yiddish comprised 1.17%. In 1952, the original Deerfield Beach Pier was built of wood. Deerfield is located at 26°1819N 80°0711W. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.3 square miles (42.1 km²), of which 15.1 square miles of land is land and 1.0 km² of water (7.12 square miles) Deerfield has a borderline tropical rainforest climate (Köppen: Afro), bordering on a tropical monsoon climate. The average temperature in the year is 92 °F (33 °C), while the coldest month is the December. During the summer months, average temperatures tend to be in the 80s, while the hottest month is July.


Deerfield Beach is the primary city name, but also Deerfield Bch are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is City of Deerfield Beach. Deerfield Beach was founded in 1890 as Hillsborough. The town was named for the deer that grazed along the Hillsboro River. In 1939, the name was changed to Deerfield Beach to let tourists know it has a beach. In 1952, the original Deerfield beach Pier was built of wood on the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway. It is now part of the Miami Beach, Florida, suburb of Miami-Dade County. The city's population has grown to more than 100,000. It was founded as a settlement of farmers who grew pineapples, tomatoes, green beans, squash and fished along the waterway. The name Deerfield was adopted in 1939 to refer to the town's beach. It has since become a popular tourist destination in Miami- Dade County, Florida. It also has its own post office, which was built in the early 20th century to serve the growing population. The Florida East Coast Railroad runs through the town, bisecting Deerfield. The train tracks were built to connect the town to the Miami East Coast Railway in the 1930s and 1940s. It's now a part of Miami Beach and the Miami-Fort Lauderdale International Airport, which is on the other side of the river. The village has a population of more than 50,000, making it one of the largest tourist destinations in Florida. The population of Deerfield is expected to grow to 100,00 by the end of the year.


As of the 2020 United States census, there were 86,859 people, 33,439 households, and 18,962 families residing in the city. As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language accounted for 75.36%, while speakers of Spanish made up 8.70%. Portuguese was spoken by 4.89%, French Creole 3.42%, French 2.16%, Italian 1.51%, and Yiddish comprised 1.17% of the population. Deerfield Beach also had the highest percentage of Brazilian and Brazilian American population (as a percentage of total population) in the United States at 11.06%. It also has the percentage of Haitian and Haitian American residents in the U.S., at 12.1%. As of 2010, there was a population of 42,671 households, of which 21.8% were vacant. In 2000, the median income for a household in theCity was $34,041, and the median Income for a family was $44,853. About 9.2% of families and 12.5% of residents were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under age 18 and 10.2%. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was2.72. The median age was 45 years, with 15.6% under the age of 18, and 28.4% from 25 to 44. For every 100 females aged 18 and over,there were 84.3 males.


Deerfield Beach is located at 26°1819N 80°0711W. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.3 square miles (42.1 km²) Of Deerfield Beach's land mass 0.3 sq miles is located on deerfield Beach Island (DBI), which is part of the city. The city is located in the San Diego County, California, area. It is the largest city in the state, with a population of 1,856,000 (2011 Census). The city has an area of 15.1 sq miles (39.1km²), of which 1.2sq miles (3.0km²) is water (7.12%). The city's population is 1,715,000. It has a population density of 1.7 per cent (2001 Census). It is located near the junction of the San Francisco Bay and the San Francisco River. The town's name comes from the Deerfield River, which runs through the city's eastern side. It was once known as Deerfield Bay. The name Deerfield Island is also used as a reference to the town's island, which was once part of Deerfield, California. Its population was 1,074,000 at the time of the 1900 Census. It now has a size of 2,072,000 people (2001 census). The town has a land mass of 15,741 square miles, of which 15,841 is land and 1,085,000 is water.


Deerfield Beach has a borderline tropical rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification: Af) The year-round average temperature is 77 °F (25.0 °C) The annual average precipitation at Deerfield Beach is 57.27 inches (1,455 mm) The wettest month of the year is June with an average rainfall of 7.3 inches (190 mm) It falls under the USDA 10b Plant Hardiness zone. The all-time record high is 101°F (38.3°C) recorded in 1981, while the all- time record low is 21 °F [6.1 °C] which was recorded in 1995. It has an average annual temperature of 77 °f (25 °C), with the warmest month being July. The coldest month is February with a minimum temperature of 58 °F  (14.4 °C). The average annual rainfall at the beach is 57 inches (1.455 mm), with June having the highest average rainfall. The average yearly temperature at the beaches is 77  degrees (25 °F), with July having the hottest average temperature of 92 °F (33.3 °C). It has a yearly average annual precipitation of 57 inspections (1,454 mm) The summer months tend to be wetter than winter months, and the winter months are drier than the summer months. The beach has frequent thunderstorms in the summer, and less frequent rain in the fall.

Points of interest

Deerfield Beach Arboretum, Deerfield Island Park, Quiet Waters Park, and Deerfield Beach Island (DBI) are among the park's points of interest. The park is located in the central part of the city. It is located on the shore of Deerfield Bay, which is known as the "Beach of the Bay" to locals. The beach is also known as "The Beach" to visitors to the area. It has a population of about 2,000. The area is home to a number of nature reserves, including the Deerfield Arboreum and the quiet waters of Quiet Waters. It also has a beach, which has been known to attract tourists. The town is also home to Deerfield Park, which was established in the early 20th century. It was named after Deerfield, a popular spot for picnics and other outdoor activities. The island's name means "beach" or "bay" in the local dialect. The name Deerfield is also used to refer to the nearby island of DBI, where the beach is known to be a popular tourist destination.


There are five public schools in Deerfield Beach, as well as numerous private institutions. Public schools are administered by Broward County Public Schools. Private schools include Highlands Christian Academy and St. Ambrose Catholic School. There are two locations of theBroward County Library system in Deerfied Beach: Century Plaza, and Percy White Library, in Coconut Creek and Pompano Beach, respectively. The town is located on the Florida Turnpike, which runs from Miami to Fort Lauderdale. It is located in the Miami-Dade County Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes the cities of Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood. It has a population of 1.2 million. The city's population was 1.3 million in the year 2000, and it is expected to reach 1.4 million by the end of the year. The population is currently 1.5 million, according to the Florida Department of Education. The area's population is estimated to be 1.6 million. It had a population in 2000 of 2.1 million, and is projected to grow to 2.7 million by 2015. The majority of the town's residents live in the Coconut Creek area, and the majority of its residents are from the Miami area. It also has a large percentage of residents living in the Pompanano Beach area, which is the county's largest city. The community has a high school population, and has a number of middle schools and high schools. The school district has a total of five elementary and middle schools.


Deerfield Beach station served by Amtrak and Tri-Rail.Broward County Transit provides bus service to and from the station. The station is on the Florida Turnpike, which runs from Miami to Fort Lauderdale. It is also on Florida's Biscayne Bay, which is served by the Doral-Fort Lauderdale and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood lines. It also serves the Miami-Doral-Stuart line, which was built in the 1960s and 1970s. It was closed in the 1980s and has since reopened as part of a bus rapid transit system. The train station is also used by the Florida Department of Transportation, which operates a bus service from Fort Lauderdale to Miami. It has a station on the Biscay Boardwalk, which has been closed since the 1990s and is now part of the Dade County Transit system. There is also a bus stop on the island of Jupiter, which serves the city of Pembroke Pines, which also has a rail station. It's on the Atlantic Coast Line, which provides service to the city from New Jersey to New York. There are no rail stations on the Treasure Coast, but there is a bus terminal on the east side of the island. There's also a train station on Jupiter Island, on the west coast, on which the city runs a bus line. It opened in the 1970s and was known as the Jupiter Island station. There was a bus station in the early 1900s, but it has since closed.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida = 78.5. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 50. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 20. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Deerfield Beach = 6.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 86,859 individuals with a median age of 46.5 age the population grows by 5.50% in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 5,804.15 residents per square mile of area (2,241.59/km²). There are average 2.07 people per household in the 32,239 households with an average household income of $43,089 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.10% of the available work force and has dropped -4.68% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 21.54%. The number of physicians in Deerfield Beach per 100,000 population = 232.


The annual rainfall in Deerfield Beach = 59.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 120. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 251. 91 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 57.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 28, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida which are owned by the occupant = 57.82%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 30 years with median home cost = $90,880 and home appreciation of -3.43%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $14.38 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,702 per student. There are 16.9 students for each teacher in the school, 566 students for each Librarian and 456 students for each Counselor. 6.60% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 14.72% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.56% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Deerfield Beach's population in Broward County, Florida of 2,188 residents in 1900 has increased 39,7-fold to 86,859 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.81% female residents and 47.19% male residents live in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida.

    As of 2020 in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida are married and the remaining 48.80% are single population.

  • 25.6 minutes is the average time that residents in Deerfield Beach require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    80.22% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 12.54% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.18% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.38% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida, 57.82% are owner-occupied homes, another 24.53% are rented apartments, and the remaining 17.65% are vacant.

  • The 44.35% of the population in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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