Deerfield is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 19,079 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Deerfield is the 129th largest community in Illinois.
Deerfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Deerfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Deerfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Deerfield is also a village of artists. Deerfield has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Deerfield’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.84% 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.
Because of many things, Deerfield is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Deerfield a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Deerfield has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Deerfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Despite being a small village, Deerfield has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Deerfield, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Deerfield is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 81.48% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Deerfield in 2018 was $86,234, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $344,936 for a family of four.
The people who call Deerfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Deerfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Deerfield include Russian, German, Polish, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Deerfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.