Deerfield, Illinois Population 2021

18,456
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Deerfield is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 18,456, it is the 133rd largest city in Illinois and the 1978th largest city in the United States . Deerfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually but its population has increased by 1.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,225 in 2010. Deerfield reached it's highest population of 18,971 in 2015. Spanning over 6 miles, Deerfield has a population density of 3,337 people per square mile.

The average household income in Deerfield is $207,720 with a poverty rate of 2.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,875 per month, and the median house value is $518,500. The median age in Deerfield is 43.9 years, 43 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Deerfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Deerfield was:

  • White: 92.55%
  • Asian: 5.25%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Deerfield, Illinois is 18,456 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,741.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,225.

Deerfield, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,59192.55%
Asian9975.25%
Two or More Races1941.02%
Black or African American1430.75%
Some Other Race750.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.03%
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Deerfield Population by Race

Deerfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Deerfield Median Age

43.9


Total

43


Male

44.7


Female

Deerfield Adults

There are 13,870 adults, (2,958 of whom are seniors) in Deerfield.

Deerfield Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Deerfield Sex Ratio

Female

9,780

51.46%

Male

9,226

48.54%

Deerfield Population by Age

Deerfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Deerfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.1%7.9%
All82.9%17.1%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female61.3%38.7%

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Deerfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0582.6882.9
Married4,7893.2192.1
Non Family1,6641.1662.1
Female5072.661.3
Male982.81100

3.13

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Deerfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade490.39%
9th to 12th Grade490.39%
High School Graduate7856.22%
Some College1,43511.37%
Associates Degree2151.70%
Bachelors Degree5,01139.72%
Graduate Degree5,07240.20%
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Deerfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Deerfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,34111,3159,153
Asian696686553
Hispanic441379288
Black979748
Other Race707070
2+ Races242424
Native American666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Deerfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$88,523$126,324$52,490
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$44,583$64,355$
Some College$33,971$61,875$21,761
Bachelors Degree$92,770$125,500$54,555
Graduate Degree$109,788$156,782$70,625

$88,523

Average Earnings

$126,324

Average Male

$52,490

Average Female

Deerfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Deerfield Language by Age

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Deerfield Language

87.25% of Deerfield residents speak only English, while 12.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.82% of the population.

Deerfield Language

Deerfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,8653772.24%
Asian989899.00%
Hispanic707476.65%
Multiple1942110.82%

2.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.63%

Male Poverty Rate

3.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Deerfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Deerfield is Multiple, with 10.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Deerfield is White, with 2.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.26%.

Deerfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.24%
Some College7.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%
High School0.00%

Deerfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed49.70%
Female Employed2.19%
Male Employed2.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Deerfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Deerfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$153,431$207,720
Families$179,550$243,696
Married Families$196,208-
Non Families$63,476$88,935
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Income by Household Type

Deerfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Deerfield Married by Age and Sex

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Deerfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Deerfield Marital Status by Race

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Deerfield Marital Status

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568

Number of Veterans

545

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam141
Second Gulf War125
First Gulf War108
Korea87
World War II72

Deerfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+269
35 to 54134
65 to 74108
55 to 6446
18 to 3411

Deerfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5554.30%
Hispanic428.70%
Black1312.26%

Deerfield Veterans by Race

Deerfield Veterans by Education

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2.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Deerfield Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Deerfield Employment by Age

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Deerfield Employment by Race

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Deerfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.90%

Born in Deerfield

89.96%

Native Born

10.04%

Foreign Born

3.04%

Non Citizen

7.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.96% of Deerfield residents were born in the United States, with 68.90% having been born in Illinois. 3.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Deerfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,456-95-0.51%
202018,551-95-0.51%
201918,646-95-0.51%
201818,741-167-0.88%
201718,908-57-0.30%
201618,965-6-0.03%
201518,9716183.37%
201418,353530.29%
201318,300400.22%
201218,260-9-0.05%
201118,269240.13%
201018,245-175-0.10%
200018,4201,0930.61%
199017,327-105-0.06%
198017,432-1,444-0.79%
197018,8767,0904.82%
196011,7868,49813.62%
19503,2880.00%

Deerfield Population by Year