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Defiance is 7th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Defiance Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 16,838 109th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.6 77th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,419.8 215th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Defiance Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 82nd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.1% 116th 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.3% 144th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Defiance Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.9% 206th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.6% 175th 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Defiance Rank Ohio US
Race - White 88.1% 189th 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.6% 128th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 46th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 248th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 58th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.8% 50th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 14.4% 7th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 80.5% 218th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Defiance Rank Ohio US
Female residents 51.7% 183rd 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.9% 189th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Defiance Rank Ohio US
Housing units 7,435 111th 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.1% 190th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 6,833 110th 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 67.8% 142nd 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $101,700 210th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.4 172nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Defiance Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $22,171 176th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $42,940 171st $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.8% 80th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Defiance Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,226 129th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $356,533 79th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $22,229 59th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $32,448 107th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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