|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Defiance is 16,971. Defiance, Ohio is the 2,150th largest city in the US.
Defiance is located entirely in Defiance County.
The peak population of Defiance was in 2020, when its population was 17,019. In 2020, Defiance was the 2,132nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,150th largest city in the US. Defiance is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Defiance has grown 2.0% since the 2000. Defiance, Ohio's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Defiance has a population density of 1,419.8 people per square mile.
|2146||Manassas Park, Virginia||17,002||64.4%|
|2147||Safety Harbor, Florida||16,987||-2.1%|
|2152||New Port Richey, Florida||16,966||5.8%|
|2153||West Richland, Washington||16,951||99.7%|
|2154||Madison, New Jersey||16,948||9.6%|
The total voting age population of Defiance, Ohio, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,807. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.6% of the residents of Defiance are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Defiance are 85.1% White, 5.3% Two or more races, 4.5% Other, 3.7% Black, 0.9% American Indian and 0.6% Asian. Additionally, 15.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Defiance, 15.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.2%. On a per-household basis, 13.7% of families are below the poverty line in Defiance.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.0% of Defiance residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.4% of Defiance residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.0% have a bachelor's degree and 5.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Defiance residents aged 5 and older, 6.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Defiance is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Defiance, 10.3% 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 $49,628.
In Defiance, 62.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.8% of housing units in Defiance.
Of all the housing units in Defiance, 25.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Defiance, 11.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 940 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Defiance is $724.
In Defiance, 77.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.