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Deerfield is a township in Mecosta County, in the Big Rapids metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Deerfield. For links to other places called Deerfield, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Deerfield is 43.510N. The longitude is -85.385W.It is in the Ludington time zone. Elevation is 902 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,630.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Deerfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mecosta County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49336 ZIP code.
27% of Deerfield residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deerfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deerfield was $13,693, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Deerfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Deerfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $395. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $722.
Mecosta County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deerfield political report.
The average commute time for Deerfield workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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