Deerfield, Wisconsin

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Deerfield, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Deerfield Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Deerfield Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 15% Deerfield Racial Diversity
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Deerfield People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Deerfield Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Deerfield, Wisconsin

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Racial Diversity 7 9
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Working at Home 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3

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Deerfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles E of Madison, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dane
Metro Area Madison
Standard Zip Codes 53531
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.051
Longitude -89.075

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 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
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Deerfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,971 100%
Male 992 50.3%
Female 979 49.7%
Under 18 608 30.8%
18+ 1,363 69.2%
65+ 179 9.1%
Median Age 32.5
Average Family Size 3.17
White 1,859 94.3%
African-American 32 1.6%
Asian 22 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.7%
Other 25 1.3%
Mixed Race 20 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 43 2.2%

Estimated Deerfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,202
Growth 231
Growth % 11.7%

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
German 36%
Norwegian 23.5%
Irish 8.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
Polish 4.3%
Italian 4%
English 3.1%
US/American 2.2%
Dutch 1.7%
Swiss 1.3%
Swedish 1.1%
French Canadian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
European 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
African 0.5%
Croatian 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Russian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Deerfield 1,971 $55,278
Cambridge 1,101 $57,895
Cottage Grove 4,059 $68,667
Lake Mills 4,843 $54,131
Marshall 3,432 $51,691
McFarland 6,416 $71,218
Waterloo 3,259 $56,027

Deerfield Public Libraries

Deerfield Public Library
Deerfield, Wisconsin
(608) 764-8102
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Deerfield High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 228 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
Serves 3 students.

Deerfield Colleges

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