Defiance, OH 43512 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Defiance, OH 43512

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,019
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,698
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 191
  • County: Defiance County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.298, Longitude -84.358
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 43512 has segments in 5 Counties (Defiance, Henry, Paulding, Putnam, Williams).

Defiance, OH 43512 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 43512 to the other 1,118 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 108 90th
Population Density1 # 643 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 183 84th
Median Household Income # 526 53rd
Per Capita Income # 480 57th

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Defiance, OH 43512 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 28,698
Population in Households 28,003
Population in Familes 22,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 695
Population Density1 130
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 11,495
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 7,882
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,505 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,990 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,345 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $98,694
Average Home Value $122,160


Median Household Income $50,059
Average Household Income $59,336
Per Capita Income $23,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.22% -0.29%
Households 0.0% -0.22%
Families -0.32% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

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