Deerfield Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Deerfield Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Deerfield Beach had a population of 78,647 as of July 1, 2017. Deerfield Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Deerfield Beach is located at latitude 26.3117 and longitude -80.1254 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Deerfield Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.09 sq. miles and a water area of 1.15 sq. miles. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Deerfield Beach (GNIS ID: 2404210) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Deerfield Beach is located within Deerfield Beach CCD of Broward County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Deerfield Beach 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 Beach: Deerfield.

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


Total Population 78,647
Daytime Population: Workers 59,493
Daytime Population: Residents 42,590
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 102,083
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 77,600
Population in Familes 54,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,047
Population Density2 5,211
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $42,443
Average Household Income $59,304
Per Capita Income $26,497


Total Housing Units 43,977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,449 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,136 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,392 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $145,587
Average Home Value $194,618


Total Households 34,585
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 18,448
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.65% 0.82%
Households 0.49% 0.72%
Families 0.4% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Deerfield Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deerfield Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida 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 # 38 96th
Population Density # 104 89th
Diversity Index # 177 81st
Median Household Income # 584 37th
Per Capita Income # 442 52nd

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