Deerfield, MA Profile: Facts & Data

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Deerfield, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Deerfield Census Designated Place had a population of 669 as of July 1, 2019. 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 42.5445 and longitude -72.6056 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Deerfield Census Designated Place 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.

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

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Deerfield, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Deerfield, MA Housing Affordability Index is 138
State of Massachusetts Housing Affordability Index is 87
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Deerfield, MA Wealth Index is 147
State of Massachusetts Wealth Index is 139
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 669
Population in Households 543
Population in Familes 447
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density 364
Diversity Index1 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,771
Average Household Income $108,552
Per Capita Income $36,472
Wealth Index3 147

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $329,167
Housing Affordability Index2 138
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 155
Average Household Size 3.5
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.43% 0.0%
Households 0.36% 0.0%
Families 0.41% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.48%
Per Capita Income   0.27%

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, 2019 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 # 235 5th
Population Density # 236 4th
Diversity Index # 151 39th
Median Household Income # 99 60th
Per Capita Income # 160 35th

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