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The City of Defiance had a population of 263 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Defiance is located at latitude 41.8242 and longitude -95.3428 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the City of Defiance 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 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.
|Total Population||263 (100%)|
|Population in Households||263 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||225 (85.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$50,951|
|Average Household Income||$63,326|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,282|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||126 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||95 (75.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||20 (15.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||11 ( 8.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,484|
|Average Home Value||$207,368|
|Housing Affordability Index3||277|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.27%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.64%|
The table below compares Defiance to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 633||37th|
|Population Density||# 506||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 828||18th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 765||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 847||16th|
|Diversity Index||# 415||59th|
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