Deerfield, New Jersey

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Deerfield, New Jersey

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High Points

Deerfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Deerfield Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Deerfield Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Deerfield Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 16% Deerfield Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Deerfield Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Deerfield, New Jersey

Comparing Deerfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Age of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 1
Well-Paid Single Men 5 1
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 2
People Above Poverty 6 2
People in Middle Class or Better 6 1
College Educated Adults 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 6 1
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Affordability of Rents 2 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 10
People Living Alone 2 3

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Deerfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles W of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Cumberland
P.O. Box Zip Codes 08313
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.523
Longitude -75.236

Deerfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
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Deerfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,927 100%
Male 1,425 48.7%
Female 1,502 51.3%
Under 18 773 26.4%
18+ 2,154 73.6%
65+ 412 14.1%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 3.22
White 2,289 78.2%
African-American 382 13.1%
Asian 30 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 45 1.5%
Other 89 3%
Mixed Race 92 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 174 5.9%

Estimated Deerfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,198
Growth 271
Growth % 9.3%

Deerfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.8%
Italian 21.9%
German 12.1%
Irish 12%
Polish 6.5%
US/American 5.4%
English 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Scottish 1.3%
Russian 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
African 1.2%
Swedish 1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Hungarian 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Slavic 0.4%
Jamaican 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Macedonian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Deerfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Deerfield Street (08313)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Deerfield 2,927 $47,225
Alloway 2,774 $65,132
Bridgeton 22,771 $30,502
Elmer 1,384 $58,438
Pittsgrove 8,893 $63,266
Quinton 2,786 $48,272
Shiloh 534 $54,219
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