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Defiance, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Defiance had a population of 289 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

The City of Defiance is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shelby County.

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, 2018.


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Defiance, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 289
Population in Households 289
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 734
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,144
Average Household Income $62,994
Per Capita Income $26,319

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $123,214
Average Home Value $137,850
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.21% -0.14%
Households 0.39% 0.0%
Families 1.27% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Defiance, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Defiance to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 607 40th
Population Density # 467 54th
Diversity Index # 318 68th
Median Household Income # 652 35th
Per Capita Income # 729 28th

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