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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Deerfield is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 5,046. Deerfield is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Deerfield offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Deerfield there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Deerfield and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Deerfield are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$287,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$951
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Deerfield Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    99.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    20
    40.7
  • Robbery
    20
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    239.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    818
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    119.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Deerfield

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$76,250
National
$55,322
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Deerfield Reviews

3 reviews
Horrible in the winter, beautiful in summer.
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Great people who are friendly and helpful.
Thai Blue Ginger & Taylor's Tavern are probably the best places to grab a casual bite to eat.