|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Defiance is 248. Defiance, Iowa is the 15,797th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Defiance was in 2000, when its population was 346. In 2000, Defiance was the 14,937th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,797th largest city in the US. Defiance is currently 28.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Defiance has shrunk 28.3% since the year 2000. Defiance, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15792||Rowesville, South Carolina||249||-37.5%|
|15793||Salt Lick, Kentucky||249||-27.8%|
|15796||Deep River, Iowa||248||-13.8%|
|15801||Hundred, West Virginia||248||-27.6%|
The total voting age population of Defiance, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 156. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 27.0% of the residents of Defiance are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Defiance are 100.0% White. Additionally, 6.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Defiance, 17.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.2%. On a per-household basis, 13.8% of families are below the poverty line in Defiance.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.9% of Defiance residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.0% of Defiance residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.7% have a bachelor's degree and 2.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Defiance residents aged 5 and older, 1.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Defiance is 2.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Defiance, 14.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Defiance is $47,083.
In Defiance, 85.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 14.4% of housing units in Defiance.
Of all the housing units in Defiance, 61.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Defiance, 3.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Defiance is $550.
In Defiance, 71.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.