Deerfield, Wisconsin facts for kids
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Location of Deerfield in Dane County, Wisconsin.
|• Total||2.17 sq mi (5.61 km2)|
|• Land||2.17 sq mi (5.61 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||945 ft (288 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,168.98/sq mi (451.38/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1583060|
Deerfield is a village in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,319 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Deerfield. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. Towns and Villages near Deerfield include Marshall, Dane County, Wisconsin, Medina, Wisconsin, London, Wisconsin, Cambridge, Wisconsin, and Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.
A post office called Deerfield has been in operation since 1846. The village took its name from the Town of Deerfield.
Deerfield is located at(43.052305, -89.075679).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.22 square miles (5.75 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,319 people, 884 households, and 628 families living in the village. The population density was 1,044.6 inhabitants per square mile (403.3/km2). There were 911 housing units at an average density of 410.4 per square mile (158.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.6% White, 1.0% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.
There were 884 households, of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.0% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.06.
The median age in the village was 34.4 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33.1% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 7.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.
- Eleanor Fitzgerald, editor and theater professional, was born in Deerfield.
- Christopher Legreid, Wisconsin State Representative, blacksmith and barber, was born in Deerfield.
- Earl Mullen, Wisconsin State Representative and barber, was born in Deerfield.
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