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Deerfield Beach is a city in Broward County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The community was named for the deer which were once plentiful here

The latitude of Deerfield Beach is 26.318N. The longitude is -80.1W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 65,694.


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Median household income
Local
$34,041
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Deerfield Beach demographic reports
Deerfield Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 359. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 5.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2005 movie, "In Her Shoes"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Deerfield Island Park
Deerfield Beach attractions: Deerfield Beach Arboretum
Historic sites and museums: Butler House Museum, Old Deerfield School Museum, Pioneer House (Kester Cottage), South Florida Railway Museum
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 137

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9% of Deerfield Beach residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deerfield Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deerfield Beach was $23,296, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Deerfield Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Deerfield Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $718.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,124.


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Libraries in Deerfield Beach include Century Plaza Branch, Deerfield Beach Percy White Branch ... View libraries

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Broward County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deerfield Beach political report.

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The average commute time for Deerfield Beach workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 24 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Deerfield Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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