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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
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Deerfield is a town in Massachusetts with a population of 5,049. Deerfield is in Franklin County and is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. Living in Deerfield offers residents a rural 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
$281,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$950
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Deerfield Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    221.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    221.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    824.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Deerfield

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$78,949
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.