Government

Deerfield Township was formally established on May 10, 1803, although early settlements of the area date back to the 1790s. The area got its name from the large deer population that was supported by numerous springs that scattered the landscape.

Today, Deerfield Township is a vibrant community of 38,000 plus residents in the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area who enjoy a diverse housing stock, excellent schools, a top notch park system, and a bustling retail and entertainment scene. It is the most populous jurisdiction in Warren County comprising over 16 square miles in southwest corner of Warren County and borders both Hamilton and Butler Counties.

 

Strategic Location

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Deerfield Township is strategically located in the southwest corner Warren County sharing borders with both Hamilton and Butler Counties.  

 

Conveniently situated between Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton, Deerfield Township is located directly on Interstate 71 with three major interchanges feeding our business, retail, and entertainment community. The township is also just one mile from Interstate 75 and three miles from Interstate 275. This strategic location puts the township within 600 miles of over 50% of the United States purchasing power, population, and manufacturing firms.

 

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Quality of Life

Deerfield Township is a great place to live, work, shop, learn, and play.  Our community provides a variety of housing options and a strong education base with public schools that are among the top ranked in the State of Ohio. Deerfield has lively daytime population and plenty of amenities in our retail and entertainment areas. Our parks are among the best in the region whether you are looking to walk your dog, play a pick up game of tennis or basketball, participate in organized sports, or just enjoy the outdoors.

Community Demographics

Population

Total Population 38,217
YOY Population Growth 1.4%
% Male Population 49.2%
% Female Population 50.8%
Median Age 36
   

Income

Average Household Income $113,360
Median Household Income $83,023
Average Earnings $86,767
Per Capita Income $42,277
   

Labor Force

Total Labor Force 20,547
Labor Force Participation Rate 72.2%
Unemployment Rate 2.8%
   

Employment by Industry

Accomodation and Food Service 6.0%
Administration and Support 1.9%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Etc. 0.3%
Arts and Entertainment 1.6%
Construction 2.8%
Educational Services 10.2%
Finance and Insurance 7.5%
Health Care and Social Assistance 11.8%
Information 2.1%
Management of Companies 0.3%
Manufacturing 16.6%
Other Services, Except Public Admin 4.1%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical 13.4%
Public Administration 1.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1.5%
Retail Trade 11.9%
Transportation and Warehousing 3.3%
Utilities 0.5%
Wholesale Trade 2.9%

Source: US Census Bureau, American Acommunity Survey 2017 - 5yr Estimates

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Largest Employers

Deerfield Township is the primary economic driver for Warren County with over 1,000 companies employing over 23,000 employees. These companies span across many business sectors and range in sizes from small firms to large, multinational corporations.

 

The largest employers in the township include:

  • Anthem
  • Macy's Credit and Customer Service
  • Cengage Learning Inc.
  • Atos IT Solutions
  • General Revenue Corporation
  • MedPlus Inc. (A Quest Diagonistics Company)
  • Down Lite International
  • Mercy Health Partners
  • Clopay Corporation
  • Apex
  • Neo Tech

 

Below is a breakdown of the types of businesses in Deerfield Township:

Mercy Health Ground Breaking

Education

Educational Attainment

Graduate Professional Degree 21.9%
Bachelor's Degree 35.9%
Associate's Degree 8.1%
Some College 15.2%
High School Graduate 15.5%
9th - 12th Grade (No Diploma) 2.3%
Less than 9th Grade 1.0%

Source: US Census Bureau, American Acommunity Survey 2017 - 5yr Estimates

Higher Education

Deerfield Township offers a well educated workforce with nearly 66% of its population over 25 years old holding at least an Associates Degree. Furthermore, there is access within 50 miles of a robust network of colleges and universities including the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati State, University of Dayton, Miami University, Mount St. Joseph University, Northern Kentucky University, Ohio State University Butler County Extenstion, Sinclair College (Mason and Main Campuses), Wright State University and Xavier University. Collectively, these schools have a total enrollment of over 158,000 which produces a deep talent pool for companies to get the next generation of well educated and talented employees.

Total Enrollement by Institutions Within 50 Miles

University of Cincinnati 45,300
Sinclair College 32,000
Miami University 19,700
Wright State University 16,600
Northern Kentucky University 14,500
Cincinnati State 11,200
University of Dayton 10,800
Xavier University 6,500
Mount St. Joseph University 2,000

Source: US Census Bureau, American Acommunity Survey 2017 - 5yr Estimates

K-12 Education

Most of Deerfield Township is located in the Kings Local School District and Mason City School District.  In a recent study from US News and World Report, both districts were ranked in the top 40 High Schools Rankings in the state of Ohio.

Deerfield residents also have the option to attend the following schools:

  • Montessori Academy of Cincinnati
  • Princeton City School District
  • Saint Margaret of York
  • Saint Susanna
  • Liberty Bible Academy