Defiance County OH Information


Defiance County Subdivisions

Defiance County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 38,476
Population in Households 37,756
Population in Familes 31,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 720
Population Density2 94
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $52,692
Average Household Income $66,349
Per Capita Income $26,383


Total Housing Units 16,729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,177 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,001 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,551 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $122,649
Average Home Value $150,174


Total Households 15,178
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 10,562
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.32%
Households -0.07% -0.25%
Families -0.26% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   3.39%


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, 2018 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 Density # 59 34th
Diversity Index # 13 86th
Median Household Income # 36 60th
Per Capita Income # 35 61st

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