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Deerfield Beach, FL
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Deerfield Beach profile


Living in Deerfield Beach



Deerfield Beach is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 86,772 people and 18 associated neighborhoods, Deerfield Beach is the 32nd largest community in Florida.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.55% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Deerfield Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In terms of college education, Deerfield Beach is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.83% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Deerfield Beach in 2018 was $31,878, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,512 for a family of four. However, Deerfield Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Deerfield Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Deerfield Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Deerfield Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Deerfield Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Deerfield Beach include Haitian, Brazilian, Italian, Irish, and German.

Deerfield Beach also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 37.35%.

The most common language spoken in Deerfield Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.