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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Deerfield Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broward County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Lauderdale area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33442 ZIP code.
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.
21% of Deerfield Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Deerfield Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $718. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,124.
Libraries in Deerfield Beach include Century Plaza Branch, Deerfield Beach Percy White Branch ... View libraries
Broward County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deerfield Beach political report.
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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