Defiance, Ohio

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Population in 2014: 16,776 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 8,298  (49.5%)
Females: 8,478  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 43512.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,196 (it was $41,670 in 2000)
Defiance:

$42,196
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,222 (it was $19,790 in 2000)

Defiance city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,541 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Defiance:

$95,541
OH:

$127,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $651.

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  • Races in Defiance, OH (2013)

    Defiance races chart
    • 13,15979.1%White alone
    • 2,49815.0%Hispanic
    • 6143.7%Black alone
    • 3021.8%Two or more races
    • 690.4%American Indian alone
    • 150.09%Other race alone
    • 110.07%Asian alone

Races in Defiance detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Defiance: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (10.9%), English (8.1%), United States (6.9%), Italian (2.1%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1983

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,592 people per square mile   (low).

Defiance,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Defiance:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Defiance city:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

227 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Ohio:

4.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Defiance, Ohio as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Defiance to the number of sex offenders is 4,210 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,331 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,094 (1.3%)

Defiance satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (42.2 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (175.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Florida, OH (3.0 miles ), Ney, OH (3.3 miles ), New Bavaria, OH (3.4 miles) , Ridgeville Corners, OH (3.5 miles ), Holgate, OH (3.5 miles ), Cecil, OH (3.6 miles ), Melrose, OH (3.7 miles ), Continental, OH (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $271,200
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $239,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 84.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,986 (+18.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,441 (60.3%)

Area code: 419

Defiance household income distribution Defiance home values distribution

Crime rates in Defiance by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100000012
per 100,000 0.06.20.00.00.00.00.00.06.011.9
Rapes 82116111184121111
per 100,000 49.7129.999.069.168.750.324.272.265.565.6
Robberies 3384463438
per 100,000 18.718.649.525.125.037.718.224.117.947.7
Assaults 2081122466101610
per 100,000 124.449.568.1138.125.037.736.460.295.359.6
Burglaries 1028682746076851028676
per 100,000 634.2531.8507.5464.6374.9477.6515.0613.7512.2453.1
Thefts 524565692576563575602508385392
per 100,000 3,258.13,494.14,282.43,616.73,517.43,613.63,647.23,056.42,293.02,337.2
Auto thefts 91244752624
per 100,000 56.074.224.825.143.731.412.136.111.923.8
Arson 2742332330
per 100,000 12.443.324.812.618.718.912.118.017.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.2) 250.3315.8317.6270.6238.8240.4215.8246.0218.0230.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Defiance detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Ohio average:

2.17
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -350 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Defiance: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Defiance, Ohio

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Tornado activity:

Defiance-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Defiance city center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 24.4 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Defiance-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 206.3 miles away from Defiance center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 167.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 270.7 miles away from Defiance center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 252.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Defiance County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Defiance topographic map

Birthplace of: Alene Duerk - Navy admiral, Chad Billingsley - Baseball player, Chad Reineke - Baseball player, Greg Kampe - Basketball player-coach, Katherine Squire - Stage actor, Doug Bair - Baseball player, Michael Hitchcock - Comedian, Chet Grant - Football player and coach, Don Miller (American football) - Football player and coach, Michelle Burke - Actor.

Main business address for: RURBAN FINANCIAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), FIRST DEFIANCE FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Defiance:

  • DEFIANCE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1200 RALSTON AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE-THE CARING WAY OF DEFIANCE CO (197-C ISLAND PARK AVE)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL OF DEFIANCE (Proprietary, 1404 EAST SECOND STREET)
  • BROOKVIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (214 HARDING STREET)
  • GLENWOOD NURSING CENTER, INC (301 GLENWOOD DRIVE)
  • LAURELS OF DEFIANCE THE (1701 S JEFFERSON AVE)
  • TWIN RIVERS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (395 HARDING STREET)
  • DEFIANCE DIALYSIS CENTER (220 STADIUM DRIVE)
  • FMC - DEFIANCE (1850 EAST SECOND STREET, SUITES 1850 & 1846)
  • ALLCARING HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (322 CLINTON, SUITE 201)

Airports and heliports located in Defiance:

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Amtrak station near Defiance:

  • 17 miles: BRYAN (PAIGE & LYNN STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Defiance:

  • Defiance College (Full-time enrollment: 974; Location: 701 N Clinton; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.defiance.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Defiance:

  • Northwest State Community College (about 13 miles; Archbold, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 38 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • The University of Findlay (about 41 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 41 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 42 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 42 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

Public high schools in Defiance:

Private high school in Defiance:

  • GRACE BIBLE CHURCH (Students: 5, Location: 2060 JEFFERSON AVE, Grades: 6-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Defiance:

  • TINORA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 389, Location: 5751 DOMERSVILLE RD, Grades: 2-6)
  • AYERSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 295, Location: 28046 WATSON RD, Grades: KG-6)
  • DEFIANCE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 172, Location: 629 ARABELLA ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • DEFIANCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 400 CARTER RD, Grades: KG-7)
  • NOBLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 10553 HALLER ST, Grades: KG-1)

Private elementary/middle schools in Defiance:

  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 180, Location: 655 WAYNE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 139, Location: 1745 S CLINTON ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Defiance

Library in Defiance:

  • DEFIANCE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,095,351; Location: 320 FORT ST.; 121,976 books; 6,978 audio materials; 8,041 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 36 other licensed databases; 239 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Mercy Hospital of Defiance 1400 East Second St. Defiance, Ohio 43512 please add this to your hospital list. thank you

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Notable locations in Defiance: Justin F Coressel Stadium (A), Fred Brown Stadium (B), Defiance Fire and Rescue Department (C), Whitney Hall (D), Tenzer Hall (E), Schauffler Hall (F), McReynolds Hall (G), Defiance Hall (H), Defiance County Courthouse (I), Mercy Hospital of Defiance (J), Defiance Public Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Papaik Shopping Center (1), Northtowne Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Defiance include: RURBAN FINANCIAL CORP (A), FIRST DEFIANCE FINANCIAL CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Defiance include: Agape Lighthouse Church (A), Apostolic United Pentecostal Church (B), Bethel Christian Assembly Church (C), Bethel Spanish Church (D), Church of Christ (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Defiance Church of the Brethren (G), Defiance Church of the Nazarene (H), Defiance Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Frazee Cemetery (1), Kahol Cemetery (2), Riverside Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Kettenring Hills Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Auglaize River (A), Preston Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Defiance include: Latty Grove Park (1), Pontiac Park (2), Oldfort Defiance Park (3), Holgate Avenue Historic District (4), Bronson Park (5), Compo Park (6), Diehl Park (7), Riverside Park (8), Second Ward Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Defiance Area Tourism & Visitors Bureau (415 West 2nd Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (1835 North Clinton Street) (1), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1148 Hotel Drive) (2), Comfort Inn Defiance (1068 Hotel Drive) (3), Defiance Inn (2002 Baltimore Street) (4), Equity Corporate Housing (700 Ralston Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Defiance County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.2% for American Indian residents, 36.9% for other race residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
389 people in college/university student housing in 2010
269 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Defiance in 2000:

  • 270 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Defiance, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Defiance (2011 data):

  • The State Bank and Trust Company: Motor Branch, The State Bank And Trust Company, Northtowne Branch, Chief Branch. Info updated 2009/01/05: Bank assets: $624.9 mil, Deposits: $521.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Rurban Financial Corp.
  • First Federal Bank of the Midwest: Defiance North at 1177 N. Clinton St., branch established on 2005/04/25; First Federal Bank Of The Midwest at 601 Clinton Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,053.2 mil, Deposits: $1,610.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Defiance Branch at 702 North Clinton Street, branch established on 2004/10/18. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • KeyBank National Association: Defiance Main Branch at 414 Second Street, branch established on 1863/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Defiance Wal-Mart Branch at 1804 North Clinton Street, branch established on 2007/04/02. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • The Farmers & Merchants State Bank: Defiance Branch at 1175 Hotel Drive, branch established on 2001/07/30. Info updated 2010/07/16: Bank assets: $923.0 mil, Deposits: $740.4 mil, headquarters in Archbold, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank of Bluffton: Defiance Branch at 607 West Third Street, branch established on 2012/02/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $589.4 mil, Deposits: $423.2 mil, headquarters in Bluffton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Sherwood State Bank: Defiance Branch at 400 Third Street, branch established on 2000/08/22. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $50.8 mil, Deposits: $43.0 mil, headquarters in Sherwood, OH, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Sherwood Banc Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Defiance Branch at 405 Third Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Ohio average:

10.9

Defiance travel time to work - commute Defiance mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Defiance city (based on Defiance County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,10446
Catholic7,9845
Mainline Protestant6,39423
Other3-
None14,552-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Defiance County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Defiance County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Defiance County:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Defiance County:

28.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Defiance:

28.8
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Defiance:

23.2%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Defiance:

11.2%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Defiance:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Defiance:

33.6%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Defiance:

53.5%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Defiance:

77.6%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Defiance, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$19,951$47,8820$0
Other Government Administration 15$13,173$10,5381$7,656
Judicial and Legal 18$53,285$35,5230$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$129,914$59,9600$0
Police - Other 3$9,130$36,5200$0
Firefighters 26$97,499$45,0000$0
Fire - Other 1$1,326$15,9120$0
Correction 1$3,266$39,1920$0
Streets and Highways 16$57,242$42,9320$0
Sewerage 18$60,164$40,1090$0
Parks and Recreation 11$22,805$24,8780$0
Water Supply 25$90,117$43,2560$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,394$44,3640$0
Totals for Government 167$565,266$40,6181$7,656

Defiance government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,691,000 ($100.80)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,622,000 ($156.29)
    Water Utilities: $2,170,000 ($129.35)
    Sewerage: $2,149,000 ($128.10)
    Fire Protection: $1,748,000 ($104.20)
    General Public Buildings: $1,094,000 ($65.21)
    Financial Administration: $958,000 ($57.11)
    Central Staff Services: $787,000 ($46.91)
    Regular Highways: $697,000 ($41.55)
    Housing & Community Development: $691,000 ($41.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $587,000 ($34.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $581,000 ($34.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $485,000 ($28.91)
    General - Other: $221,000 ($13.17)
    Health Services - Other: $172,000 ($10.25)
    Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($1.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($4.23)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $612,000 ($36.48)
    General: $65,000 ($3.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,253,000 ($134.30)
    Water Utilities: $1,691,000 ($100.80)
    General - Other: $801,000 ($47.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,695,000 ($220.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $806,000 ($48.04)

Defiance government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,656,000 ($217.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $520,000 ($31.00)
    All Other: $303,000 ($18.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $549,000 ($32.73)
    Highways: $49,000 ($2.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,161,000 ($69.21)
    Interest Earnings: $553,000 ($32.96)
    Special Assessments: $137,000 ($8.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,767,000 ($224.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $731,000 ($43.57)
    Highways: $536,000 ($31.95)
    All Other: $317,000 ($18.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($1.49)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $5,340,000 ($318.31)
    Property: $795,000 ($47.39)
    NEC: $239,000 ($14.25)

Defiance government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $13,440,000 ($801.14)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,189,000 ($70.88)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $145,000 ($8.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,240,000 ($73.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $12,975,000 ($773.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $465,000 ($27.72)
    Other, NEC: $94,000 ($5.60)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,196,000 ($190.51)
    Beginning: $3,173,000 ($189.14)

Defiance government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $581,000 ($34.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,772,000 ($582.50)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $529,000 ($31.53)

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Williams County, OH  0.71% ($25,446 average AGI)
from Paulding County, OH  0.56% ($29,636)
from Henry County, OH  0.47% ($31,068)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Williams County, OH  0.73% ($26,200 average AGI)
to Paulding County, OH  0.52% ($23,890)
to Henry County, OH  0.32% ($28,020)

Strongest AM radio stations in Defiance:

  • WONW (1280 AM; 1 kW; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Defiance:

  • WGDE (91.9 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: PUB. BR/CAST. FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WZOM (105.7 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOOO-LP (95.5 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: FORT DEFIANCE YOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCF-LP (104.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF DEFIANCE)
  • WNDH (103.1 FM; NAPOLEON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFJZ (106.7 FM; HICKSVILLE, OH; Owner: FALLEN TIMBER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBCY (89.5 FM; ARCHBOLD, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKSD (99.7 FM; PAULDING, OH; Owner: FIRST FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBE (90.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/G FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WMTR-FM (96.1 FM; ARCHBOLD, OH; Owner: NOBCO, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBNO-FM (100.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)
  • WLWD (93.9 FM; COLUMBUS GROVE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W205AT (88.9 FM; HAMLER, OH; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLZZ (104.5 FM; MONTPELIER, OH; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXQQ (96.9 FM; WAUSEON, OH; Owner: CORNERSTONE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WYSA (88.5 FM; WAUSEON, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WBIE (91.5 FM; DELPHOS, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Defiance:

  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WINM (Channel 63; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Defiance fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 177m581ftTotal length
  • $545,000Total costs
  • 164,132Total average daily traffic
  • 17,978Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Defiance, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Defiance)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Defiance, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Defiance)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Defiance)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Defiance and their reported violations in the past:

DEFIANCE CITY (Population served: 16,494, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2007. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2008)
  • MCL, Average - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-22-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from MAY-30-2006 to MAY-30-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (2 times from MAY-30-2006 to MAY-30-2006)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2014)
AYERSVILLE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,610, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2014)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (FEB-12-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (FEB-12-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2008 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (FEB-12-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2010)
BRUNERSBURG WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,527, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-18-2013 to SEP-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-23-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2014)
  • 12 other older health violations
CHRISTI WATER SYSTEM INC (Population served: 483, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2009)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2010)
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
BRUNERSBURG - EVANSPORT (Population served: 268, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2009)
ST ISIDORE CATHOLIC PARISH (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ST MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2011)
POWER DAM EXPRESS (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Defiance that have no violations reported:

  • SHEPHERD PASTURE CAMPGROUND PWS (Address: 14721 WILLIAMS RD , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JEWELL CAFE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HAPPY HOLLOW RV RESORT (Serves MI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 134
  • Hazardous Condition: 91
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Defiance

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Defiance, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Defiance, Ohio:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 1148 Hotel Dr, Defiance, Ohio 43512 , Phone: (419) 784-0782, Fax: (419) 784-0871
  • Comfort Inn, 1068 Hotel Dr, Defiance, Ohio 43512 , Phone: (419) 784-4900, Fax: (419) 784-5555
  • Hampton Inn, 1037 Hotel Dr, Defiance, Ohio 43512 , Phone: (419) 784-1515, Fax: (419) 784-1516
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Defiance, Ohio
Most common first names in Defiance, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20373.5 years
Mary17580.2 years
Robert15172.3 years
Charles11774.6 years
James11569.1 years
Richard11272.3 years
William11273.0 years
Helen10781.1 years
Dorothy8778.7 years
Donald8472.7 years
Most common last names in Defiance, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9773.0 years
Miller6378.2 years
Brown5376.4 years
Wagner3877.2 years
Mansfield3179.3 years
Schultz2877.6 years
Bauer2777.8 years
Shock2777.3 years
Clemens2780.2 years
Moore2777.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Defiance, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Meijer1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Menards1
Burger King1Nike3
Carson Pirie Scott1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1Sears2
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3Super 81
GNC2Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Tim Hortons1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS6
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture2

Defiance compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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