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Deerfield
  • Town in Massachusetts

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Deerfield is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 5,029. 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 highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$310,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$978
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    80.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    20.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    60.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    401.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Deerfield

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$87,015
National
$64,994

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