Most Expensive Deerfield Neighborhoods
Deerfield is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 18,385 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Deerfield is the 141st 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.
Deerfield is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Deerfield is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Deerfield who work in management occupations (16.31%), sales jobs (15.97%) and business and financial occupations (10.38%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Deerfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.85% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
In addition, Deerfield is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Deerfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Deerfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Deerfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Even though Deerfield is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Deerfield. 75.22% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Deerfield in 2010 was $63,190, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $252,760 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 German, Russian, Polish, Irish, English and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Deerfield is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,601|
|DEERFIELD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||87.72%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||12.28%|
|TYPE OF DEERFIELD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||80.25%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.56%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.46%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||10.74%|
|SIZE OF DEERFIELD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||13.86%|
|AGE OF DEERFIELD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.25%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||29.88%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||53.18%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.69%|
|DEERFIELD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$522,666|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,876|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.96%|
|$53,001 - $106,000||0.24%|
|$106,001 - $212,000||2.86%|
|$212,001 - $317,000||8.53%|
|$317,001 - $423,000||19.87%|
|$423,001 - $529,000||18.55%|
|$529,001 - $794,000||30.51%|
|$794,001 - $1,058,000||12.42%|
|PEOPLE OF DEERFIELD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.50%|
|5 TO 17||23.88%|
|18 TO 24||5.51%|
|25 TO 34||4.54%|
|35 TO 54||30.70%|
|55 TO 64||15.48%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.39%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.92%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$135,754|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$63,190|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.54%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (18.84%)
Real estate (3.37%)
Information Technology (2.72%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.50%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.40%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.79%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.47%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (16.16%)
Eastern European (4.45%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.84%)
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