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Deerfield Beach, Florida is a upbeat ocean side community of just over 79,000 lying along the Atlantic Ocean, just South of Boca Raton and 20 miles north of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Deerfield Beach began humbly as a pineapple farming area in the early 1900s, and continued as a small farming community until the late 1940s. As the popularity of the South Florida’s Gold Coast grew, so did the city of Deerfield Beach, and today it is a dynamic coastal town with an exciting beach front buzzing with activity.


The beaches here are near pristine and completely open to the public. But for a break from the waves, residents can easily take a quick drive to Fort Lauderdale or Miami for major league sports and world-class entertainment.

Just the Facts:

As of 2016, Deerfield Beach's estimated population is 79,768 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.30 percent. The median home cost in Deerfield Beach is $111,000 which is 20% lower than the national average. Residents in Deerfield Beach, FL enjoy a cost of living index of 95. This index is 5% lower than the Florida average, and 5% lower than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Deerfield Beach, FL, the average cost of goods and services is 2% lower than it is in Florida, and it is 1% lower than the national average.

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