For population 25 years and over in Deerfield:
For population 15 years and over in Deerfield town:
251 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 1.0% North America, 0.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (24.0 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (79.0 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (132.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: South Deerfield, MA (1.7 miles ), Sunderland, MA (2.2 miles ), Conway, MA (2.2 miles ), Whately, MA (2.3 miles ), Greenfield, MA (2.3 miles ), Montague, MA (2.3 miles ), Greenfield, MA (2.5 miles ), Turners Falls, MA (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 72.61 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 413
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Deerfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Work and jobs in Deerfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Deerfield, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Deerfield-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Deerfield town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 32.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Deerfield-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.8 miles away from Deerfield center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 22.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from Deerfield center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Mark Chmura - Player of football, Ralph Hosmer - Botanist, William W. Rice - Politician.
Amtrak station near Deerfield:
Operable nuclear power plant near Deerfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deerfield:
Private high school in Deerfield:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 8.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Deerfield and their reported violations in the past:DEERFIELD FIRE DISTRICT (Population served: 1300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:EAGLEBROOK SCHOOL (Population served: 400, Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:B & M RAILROAD (Population served: 140, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WOOLMAN HILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
People in group quarters in Deerfield in 2010:
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Deerfield compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Deerfield (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.03%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 26
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,741 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($126 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,013 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Deerfield:
Strongest FM radio stations in Deerfield:
TV broadcast stations around Deerfield:
See more detailed statistics of Deerfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Deerfield, MA
Total length: 137 meters (449ft)
Total costs: $82,983,000
Total average daily traffic: 149,834
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,176
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 236,634
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Deerfield, MA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Deerfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.