Defiance County OH Information


Defiance County Subdivisions

Defiance County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,015
Population in Households 38,259
Population in Familes 31,716
Population in Group Qrtrs 756
Population Density1 95
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 15,407
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 10,749
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,861 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,464 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,943 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,454 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $113,020
Average Home Value $140,014


Median Household Income $47,543
Average Household Income $59,421
Per Capita Income $23,683
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.11%
Households 0.15% 0.0%
Families -0.06% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Defiance County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Defiance County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 27th
Population Density1 # 59 34th
Diversity Index2 # 12 88th
Median Household Income # 37 59th
Per Capita Income # 37 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.