Retirees who live in Deerfield Beach find it is possible to live near the water – either the beach or the intercoastal. There are many apartment buildings that offer carefree living and varying degrees of amenities. Or you can choose to live in one of the many gated communities in the town or surrounding area. This diverse city is warm in the winter. Deerfield Beach is home to one of America's oldest and largest active adult communities, Century Village (see link to Deerfield Active Communities at top right).
Real estate prices in the area are much lower than in nearby coastal communities. According to City-data.com the median sale price of a home was about $118,000 in mid-2014. Zillow reports the median home value to be $166,100, in late 2017.