If you value a vibrant community on a pristine beach, then you just might want to live in Deerfield Beach in Broward County, Florida. Deerfield Beach’s shining centerpiece is a “Blue Wave” beach, a designation from the Clean Beach Council. A mile stretch of beach is lifeguarded by a certified ocean rescue team.
There are plenty of other recreational opportunities here, too – Deerfield Beach (named after deer that used to roam the location) has multiple parks and recreation centers, as well as sand volleyball courts on the beach. Parks include such amenities as paved trails, picnic shelters, and playgrounds. If you’re looking for a nice walk and want to learn something, too, the arboretum is a nine-acre collection of over 200 trees from five continents.
The 2010 census data places the population of Deerfield Beach at 75,018. Average household size is 2.02, with average family size being 2.72. The city’s total area is 14.9 square miles, and within its city limits, it has some fascinating points of interest. These include the arboretum and pier, Quiet Waters Park, Deerfield Island Park, and the Deerfield Beach Historical Society.
The public school system in Deerfield Beach is comprised of four elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. Three private schools operate in Deerfield Beach. In addition, two branches of the Broward County Library operate within city limits.
Transportation for residents includes Broward County Transit and the Deerfield Beach Tri-Rail station, making it easy to get around to the various parts of the city.
Living in Deerfield Beach means living alongside beautiful neo-Mediterranean architecture and the reassuring roll of the ocean tide. Whether you want to raise a family in a beautiful setting, retire somewhere with a great mix of scenery and culture, or are a young single adult start a new career, you’ll find something special in Deerfield Beach.