Deerfield, Tennessee

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Population in July 2007: 2,429.
Males: 1,223  (50.4%)
Females: 1,206  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Tennessee median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 38464

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,986 (it was $32,574 in 2000)
Deerfield:

$48,986
TN:

$56,071

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,046 (it was $13,987 in 2000)

Deerfield CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,576 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Deerfield:

$114,576
TN:

$191,900
March 2019 cost of living index in Deerfield: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Deerfield, TN (2000)
    • 2,32097.7%White alone
    • 150.6%Black alone
    • 140.6%Two or more races
    • 140.6%Hispanic
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone

Races in Deerfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 103.0 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

Deerfield, Tennessee map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Deerfield CCD:

0.5% ($343)
Tennessee:

0.8% ($715)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (58.4 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (72.0 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lawrenceburg, TN (3.3 miles ),
Ethridge, TN (3.4 miles ),
Summertown, TN (3.6 miles ),
East Lewis, TN (3.7 miles ),
Waynesboro, TN (3.8 miles ),
Leoma, TN (4.0 miles ),
Loretto, TN (4.0 miles ),
Collinwood, TN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 87.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 931

Distribution of median household income in Deerfield, TN in 2019
Deerfield satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Tennessee:

5.0%
Most common industries in Deerfield, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (16.0%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Apparel (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (17.7%)
  • Machinery (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.6%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (14.2%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Apparel (9.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Deerfield, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Deerfield, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Deerfield, Tennessee average temperatures Deerfield, Tennessee average precipitation Deerfield, Tennessee humidity Deerfield, Tennessee wind speed Deerfield, Tennessee snowfall Deerfield, Tennessee sunshine Deerfield, Tennessee clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.03
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Deerfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Deerfield place center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Deerfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 227% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 218.5 miles away from Deerfield center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.1 miles away from Deerfield center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from Deerfield center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 132.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Deerfield:

  • COUNTRYSIDE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAWRENCEBURG, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SCOTT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LAWRENCEBURG, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, LAWRENCEBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAWRENCEBURG, TN)
  • FMC LAWRENCEBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LAWRENCEBURG, TN)
  • WAYNE CARE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WAYNESBORO, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deerfield:

  • Columbia State Community College (about 32 miles; Columbia, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,383)
  • University of North Alabama (about 37 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 41 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Athens State University (about 47 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 56 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 64 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 65 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Deerfield: Laurel Hill (A), Ovilla Volunteer Fire Department (B), West End Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Deerfield include: Rochelle Church (A), Beech Grove Church (B), Knob Creek Church (C), Unity Church of God (D), Pea Ridge Church of Christ (E), Mount Lebanon Church (F), Deerfield Baptist Church (G), Canaan Freewill Baptist Church (H), Greenwood Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kilburn Cemetery (1), Laurel Hill Cemetery (2), Luna Cemetery (3), Gravel Hill Cemetery (4), Unity Cemetery (5), Rochelle Cemetery (6), Pea Ridge Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lourdes Lake (A), VFW Lake (B), Veterans of Foreign Wars Lake (C), Laurel Hill Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lutts Branch (A), Kidd Branch (B), Kelly Spring Branch (C), Ham Branch (D), Turkeypen Branch (E), Grews Branch (F), Granddaddy Creek (G), Goss Branch (H), Gildridge Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Deerfield: Laurel Hill Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.9%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.7%
Whole state:

4.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.4%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Deerfield:

Marital status in Deerfield, TN
  • Never married: 10.9%
  • Now married: 74.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Deerfield:

  • High school or higher: 59.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Tennessee average:

13.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Deerfield, TN (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,055106
Mainline Protestant3,00521
Catholic1,2003
Other5632
None16,046-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Lawrence County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

7.58 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.0%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

30.3%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
Tennessee:

13.5%

4.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maury County, TN  0.71% ($39,030 average AGI)
from Giles County, TN  0.44% ($35,726)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.37% ($27,846)


3.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maury County, TN  0.64% ($30,753 average AGI)
to Giles County, TN  0.42% ($29,224)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.35% ($43,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deerfield:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WWLX (590 AM; 1 kW; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXE (1370 AM; 1 kW; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: LAKEWOOD COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deerfield:

  • W287AA (105.3 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDXE-FM (106.7 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: LAKEWOOD COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WLLX (97.5 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ROGER WRIGHT DBA PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WEUZ (92.1 FM; MINOR HILL, TN; Owner: BROADCAST ONE, INC.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJOR-FM (101.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAWI (89.7 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFGZ (94.5 FM; LOBELVILLE, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WAUO (90.7 FM; HOHENWALD, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W209AT (89.7 FM; HOHENWALD, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W226AF (93.1 FM; LORETTO, TN; Owner: PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W263AR (100.5 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: PROSPECT COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Deerfield:

  • W10BV (Channel 10; LAWRENCEBURG, TN; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Deerfield, TN
  • 43.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 41.2%Electricity
  • 13.5%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Deerfield, TN
  • 46.4%Electricity
  • 34.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.8%Wood
  • 6.4%Other fuel


Deerfield compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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