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Deerfield is a village in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.

The village was named for Deerfield, MA.
[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 42.171N. The longitude is -87.844W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,232.


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Median household income
Local
$107,194
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Deerfield demographic reports
Deerfield is on the North Branch of the Chicago River.
Former and merged names include:
· Le Clair
Farmers first settled the area, beginning in the mid-1830s.

The community was incorporated in 1903, however, substantial growth would not occur for almost 50 more years, following WWII and the construction of various highways.

Well-known residents have included:
· Cory Everson, bodybuilder
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Briarwood Nature Area
Historic sites and museums: Historic Village
Colleges and universities: Trinity International University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Deerfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60035 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Deerfield residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $50,664, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

69% of Deerfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Deerfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $963.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,208.


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Libraries in Deerfield include Deerfield Public Library ... View libraries

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Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deerfield political report.

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The average commute time for Deerfield workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Deerfield include Courtyard Deerfield, Embassy Suites Chicago N Shore, Hyatt Deerfield, Marriott Suites Deerfield, Residence Inn.

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