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Deerfield is a township in Fulton County, in the Canton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Deerfield. For links to other places called Deerfield, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Deerfield is 40.577N. The longitude is -90.258W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 313.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Deerfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fulton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61432 ZIP code.
40% of Deerfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deerfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deerfield was $17,243, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Deerfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Deerfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $125. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $660.
Fulton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deerfield political report.
The average commute time for Deerfield workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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