The City of Defiance had a population of 291 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Defiance is located at latitude 41.8254 and longitude -95.3404 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the City of Defiance (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,273 feet.
The City of Defiance (GNIS ID: 2394493) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Defiance population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||291|
|Population in Familes||251|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||137 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||103 (75.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||23 (16.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||10 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$108,750|
|Average Home Value||$130,583|
|Median Household Income||$49,104|
|Average Household Income||$60,207|
|Per Capita Income||$25,181|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.2%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
The table below compares Defiance to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 606||40th|
|Population Density1||# 459||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 388||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 641||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 657||35th|
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