Deerfield, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Deerfield, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Deerfield had a population of 18,479 as of July 1, 2017. Deerfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Deerfield is located at latitude 42.1661 and longitude -87.8525 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Deerfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 686 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Deerfield are located in Lake County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Cook County.

The Village of Deerfield (GNIS ID: 2398705) 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.

The Village of Deerfield is located within Township of West Deerfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake 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.

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


Total Population 18,479
Daytime Population: Workers 23,547
Daytime Population: Residents 9,030
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,577
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.76
Population in Households 18,402
Population in Familes 16,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 3,343
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $144,160
Average Household Income $196,973
Per Capita Income $72,325


Total Housing Units 7,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,916 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 882 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $574,868
Average Home Value $625,418


Total Households 6,798
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 5,243
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 0.19% 0.18%
Households 0.33% 0.26%
Families 0.37% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

Deerfield, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deerfield to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 139 90th
Population Density # 123 91st
Diversity Index # 461 66th
Median Household Income # 18 99th
Per Capita Income # 17 99th

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