Deerfield, Illinois Population 2024

18,690

Deerfield is a city located in Cook County and Lake County Illinois. Deerfield has a 2024 population of 18,690. Deerfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,156 in 2020.

The average household income in Deerfield is $240,571 with a poverty rate of 2.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Deerfield is 44.6 years, 42.9 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Deerfield Demographics

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

  • White: 91.69%
  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Two or more races: 2.94%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.4%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,379.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.43% (-466)
The current population of Deerfield, Illinois is 18,690 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,156.

Deerfield, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,58091.69%
Asian8634.5%
Two or more races5642.94%
Other race850.44%
Black or African American760.4%
Native American50.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Deerfield Population by Race

Deerfield Population Pyramid 2024

Deerfield Median Age

44.6

Total

42.9

Male

46.6

Female

Deerfield Adults

There are 14,589 adults, (3,395 of whom are seniors) in Deerfield.

Deerfield Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Deerfield Sex Ratio

Female9,49649.53%
Male9,67750.47%

Deerfield Population by Age

Deerfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,3582.680.819.2
Married5,0003.118812
Non Family1,8141.1763.836.2
Female4052.7172.327.7
Male1392.2869.130.9
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Deerfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Deerfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Deerfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 89.46%.

Deerfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$100,563

Average Earnings

$127,419

Average Male

$67,431

Average Female

Deerfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Deerfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Deerfield Language

87.93% of Deerfield residents speak only English, while 12.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.66% of the population.

Deerfield Language

Deerfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,8384532.69%
Asian863323.71%
Black76911.84%
Hispanic91290.99%
Multiple56440.71%
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2.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.31%

Male Poverty Rate

3.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Deerfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Deerfield is Black, with 11.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Deerfield is Multiple, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.09%.

Deerfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College5%
High School4.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Deerfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.42%
Male Unemployed17.65%
Male Employed1.93%
Female Employed0.41%
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Deerfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Deerfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Deerfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

64.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Deerfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Deerfield Marriage

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

Deerfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Deerfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

691

Number of Veterans

598

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

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Deerfield Veterans by War

count

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Deerfield Veterans by Age

count

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Deerfield Veterans by Race

Deerfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Deerfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Deerfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Deerfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Deerfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.61%

Born in Deerfield

90.81%

Native Born

9.19%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

6.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.81% of Deerfield residents were born in the United States, with 66.61% having been born in Illinois. 2.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Deerfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,040-130-0.72%
202818,170-130-0.71%
202718,300-130-0.71%
202618,430-130-0.7%
202518,560-130-0.7%
202418,690-130-0.69%
202318,820-130-0.69%
202218,950-130-0.68%
202119,080-76-0.4%
202019,1565002.68%
201918,656-105-0.56%
201818,761-155-0.82%
201718,916-58-0.31%
201618,97410.01%
201518,9736203.38%
201418,353510.28%
201318,302410.22%
201218,261-8-0.04%
201118,269240.13%
201018,245-175-0.95%
200018,4201,0936.31%
199017,327-105-0.6%
198017,432-1,444-7.65%
197018,8767,09060.16%
196011,7868,498258.45%
19503,288
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Deerfield Population by Year