Deerfield, MA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Deerfield, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Deerfield Census Designated Place had a population of 683 as of July 1, 2017. Deerfield ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Deerfield is located at latitude 42.5479 and longitude -72.6024 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Deerfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 164 feet.

The Deerfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630527) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Deerfield Census Designated Place is located within Town of Deerfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Deerfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Deerfield: Deerfield Centre, Old Deerfield, Pocumtuck, Pokomtakuke.

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Deerfield, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 683
Daytime Population: Workers 882
Daytime Population: Residents 243
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,125
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.65
Population in Households 546
Population in Familes 449
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 372
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $108,669
Average Household Income $132,807
Per Capita Income $43,081


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $329,167
Average Home Value $337,871


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 3.59
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.84% -0.12%
Households 0.18% -0.13%
Families 0.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Deerfield, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deerfield to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 234 5th
Population Density # 235 5th
Diversity Index # 149 40th
Median Household Income # 26 90th
Per Capita Income # 86 65th

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