Deerfield Beach

Incorporated in 1925, the city of Deerfield Beach is named after the large population of deer that once occupied the area around Hillsboro River. Located south of Boca Raton and north of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, this city offers scenic beauty and serenity many dream of when considering a new place to live.

This charming city has one of the best and most accessible beaches in South Florida with a great variety of restaurants close to the beach. Deerfield Beach has all the amenities you would expect to find in a coastal community, including fishing, golfing, tennis, beautiful beaches and various recreational activities.

Deerfield Beach’s year round warm sunny weather, white sandy beaches and crystal blue Intracoastal waterways make it a mecca for boaters, surfers, sunbathers, beachcombers and seafood lovers.

This relaxed and refreshing community also offers many recreational amenities for its residents. Annual events and festivals in Deerfield Beach are plenty and occur all year round. The Deerfield Beach Founder’s Days and the Deerfield Art Festival draw more than 100,000 people annually with live entertainment, arts and crafts, and international foods and beverages. Another local attraction is The Deerfield Beach Arboretum, also known as The Tree Zoo, a wonderful natural escape that is both educational and family friendly that is home to more than 2oo different species of trees from all over the world.

This suburban city, encompassing about 15 square miles, offers a wide variety of family residential neighborhoods, condominiums and upscale waterfront communities. Deerfield Beach homes offer an attractive balance between excitement and relaxation by offering its residents a multitude of social amenities. The warm weather and friendly atmosphere makes Deerfield Beach an ideal place to live, raise a family, work or retire.

Helpful Information:
– Whale’s Rib is a local favorite restaurant famous for its fresh local catch and rock shrimp and was showcased on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri.
– A recipient of the South Florida Parenting Magazine’s 2010 Kids Crown Award for “Best Camping.”
– Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield is a 431 acre park that offers an innovative campground for fishing, picnicking, skating, and water skiing.

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Population in July 2007: 69,144.

Males: 32,205   (46.6%)
Females: 36,939   (53.4%)
Median resident age:   44.6 years
Florida median age:   38.7 years

Zip codes: 33441, 33442, 33443.
County: Broward County

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,313 (it was $34,041 in 2000)

Deerfield Beach: $34,313
Florida: $44,736

Estimated per capita income in 2009: $20,876

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $151,600 (it was $76,300 in 2000)

Deerfield Beach: $151,600
Florida: $182,400

Hospitals/medical centers near Deerfield Beach:

  • North Broward Medical Center (about 2 miles; Pompano Beach Fl)
  • Boca Raton Community Hospital (about 4 miles; Boca Raton, Fl)
  • Northwest Medical Center (about 7 miles; Margate, Fl)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deerfield Beach:

  • Keiser College (about 10 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (about 14 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 6 miles; Boca Raton, Fl)
  • Broward Community College (about 16 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 18 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 22 miles; Lake Worth, Fl)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University- West Palm Beach (about 25 miles; West Palm Beach, Fl)

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Local Schools

Americana School
2745 W Hillsboro Blvd #6
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
PrivateDeerfield Beach Elementary School
650 NE First St
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
PublicDeerfield Beach High School
910 SW 15th St
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Deerfield Beach Middle School
701 SE 6th Ave
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
PublicDeerfield Christian Academy
747 S Federal Hwy
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
PrivateDeerfield Park Elementary School
650 SW 3rd Ave
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Quiet Waters Elementary School
4150 W Hillsboro Blvd
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
PublicSt. Ambrose Elementary School
363 SE 12th Ave
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
PrivateZion Lutheran Christian School
959 SE 6th Ave
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441