The City of Defiance had a population of 16,523 as of July 1, 2016. Defiance ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Defiance is located at latitude 41.281 and longitude -84.3658 in Defiance County. The formal boundaries for the City of Defiance (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.5 sq. miles. Defiance County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.
The City of Defiance (GNIS ID: 2394492) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Defiance population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Defiance: Au Glaize, Ensawacosa, Fort Defiance, Fort Miamis, Fort Winchester, Grand Glaize, Miami Fort, Miamis Fort, Tuendawie, Twendiawie, Winchester.
|Population in Households||15,849|
|Population in Familes||12,421|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||674|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||7,494 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,310 (57.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,436 (32.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||747 ( 10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$105,659|
|Average Home Value||$131,421|
|Median Household Income||$43,494|
|Average Household Income||$55,738|
|Per Capita Income||$23,222|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.76%|
|Per Capita Income||1.93%|
The table below compares Defiance to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 115||91st|
|Population Density1||# 550||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 67||95th|
|Median Household Income||# 796||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 633||48th|
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