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Defiance County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2019: 38,270 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 39,500 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,583
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,226
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,054
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,459 (it was 3,084 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

32%

Land area: 411 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Defiance County: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.9%), Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Defiance County, OH (2019)
    • 32,82785.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,01110.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5691.5%Two or more races
    • 5481.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1370.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1280.3%Asian alone
    • 210.05%Some other race alone
    • 170.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years
Males: 19,095  (49.9%)
Females: 19,175  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Defiance County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,090 ($44,938 in 1999)
This county:

$62,090
Ohio:

$58,642

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $561 (lower quartile is $469, upper quartile is $697)
This county:

$561
State:

$662


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,364 (it was $85,400 in 2000)
Defiance:

$129,364
Ohio:

$157,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,192 - $189,801

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $156,557
Here:

$156,557
State:

$198,781

Townhouses or other attached units: $162,000
Here:

$162,000
State:

$188,193

In 2-unit structures: $173,466
Here:

$173,466
State:

$118,841

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,208
Here:

$155,208
State:

$143,144

Mobile homes: $25,721
Here:

$25,721
State:

$56,406

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,060
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $454

Institutionalized population: 316

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 75
  • Thefts: 193
  • Auto thefts: 10

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 135
  • Thefts: 437
  • Auto thefts: 17
Defiance County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 128 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1998: 149 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 1999: 126 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2000: 134 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2001: 114 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2002: 128 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2004: 127 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2005: 116 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2006: 114 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2010: 51 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2015: 16 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2017: 31 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2018: 35 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2019: 43 buildings, average cost: $188,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Defiance, OH residents
Average permit cost in Defiance, OH
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,626 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,473 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Defiance, OH in 2019
Distribution of house value in Defiance, OH in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Defiance, OH in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
Defiance County:

9.5%
Ohio:

13.1%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 13.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for other race residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 40.6 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 41.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 33.1 years old, American Indian residents: 39.8 years old, Asian residents: 41.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.4 years old, Other race residents: 37.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Defiance County is $441 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $675 a month.

Cities in this county include: Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Ney.

Defiance County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
43512Defiance13521.20.13.532.433.290.882.601.584.43
43526Hicksville115.60.13.452.591.6447.53.302.284.70
43549Ney24.61.22.92.352.482.92.902.252.90
43556Sherwood68.90.43.52.223.2191.592.650.654.30

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

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Neighboring counties: Bergen County, New Jersey , New Haven County, Connecticut , Washington County, Rhode Island , Pershing County, Nevada , Centre County, Pennsylvania , Lycoming County, Pennsylvania , Putnam County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Ohio:

5.2%

Unemployment by year in Defiance, OH
County total employment by year in Defiance, OH
County average yearly wages by year in Defiance, OH

Current college students: 1,478
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 893 (49.5% naturalized citizens)

Defiance County:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3912010 or later
  • 1982000 to 2009
  • 831990 to 1999
  • 351980 to 1989
  • 641970 to 1979
  • 262Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.6%

Defiance County marital status for males Defiance County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,028
  • One, attached: 420
  • Two: 853
  • 3 or 4: 406
  • 5 to 9: 449
  • 10 to 19: 296
  • 20 to 49: 191
  • 50 or more: 179
  • Mobile homes: 1,012
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Housing units in Defiance County with a mortgage: 6,916 (157 second mortgage, 905 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,897

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Defiance County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,10446
Catholic7,9845
Mainline Protestant6,39423
Other3-
None14,552-
Defiance County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Defiance County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This 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.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Defiance County:

10.4%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Defiance County:

28.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Defiance County:

Average size of farms: 213 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $43,995
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $199.26
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,356
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.15%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $54,088
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 20.68%
Corn for grain: 43437 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12045 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 100968 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Defiance County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 14% 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 53.3 miles away from Defiance County 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 211.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 172.4 miles away from the county 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 216.1 miles away from the county 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) earthquake occurred 268.2 miles away from Defiance County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 268.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Ohio Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4507, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 12, 1982 to March 23, 1982, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-653: March 26, 1982, FEMA Id: 653, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 02, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3029: February 02, 1977, FEMA Id: 3029, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm

The number of natural disasters in Defiance County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Defiance

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,007 (86.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,040 (6.4%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 167 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 435 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 555 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (31%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • India (8%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (3%)
  • Germany (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Defiance County


  • German (35%)
  • American (15%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Defiance County, Ohio in 2000:

  • 308 people in nursing homes
  • 270 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Defiance County, Ohio in 2010:

  • 389 people in college/university student housing
  • 311 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,525.

4.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,115 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.32% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($28,021 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($10,093 average AGI)
Defiance County:

1.45%
Ohio average:

1.73%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Williams County, OH  0.80% ($41,164 average AGI)
from Paulding County, OH  0.65% ($36,769)
from Henry County, OH  0.55% ($41,205)
from Allen County, IN  0.26% ($37,333)
from Lucas County, OH  0.22% ($38,200)
from Fulton County, OH  0.20% ($32,344)
from Putnam County, OH  0.14% ($34,522)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.60% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($24,346 average AGI)
2.06% relocated to other states ($16,170 average AGI)
Defiance County:

2.06%
Ohio average:

2.01%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Williams County, OH  0.81% ($32,723 average AGI)
to Paulding County, OH  0.64% ($25,670)
to Henry County, OH  0.53% ($39,779)
to Allen County, IN  0.36% ($33,466)
to Lucas County, OH  0.36% ($42,052)
to Fulton County, OH  0.27% ($49,558)
to Putnam County, OH  0.17% ($37,481)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Defiance County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Defiance County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Defiance County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Defiance County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Defiance County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Defiance County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Defiance County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Defiance County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Defiance County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,580 (5,517 aged, 1,063 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 725 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Defiance County, Ohio in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (544)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (538)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (393)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (387)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (238)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (154)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (94)
  • Unspecified dementia (71)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (54)
  • Congestive heart failure (36)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,456
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 220
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 55,456

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,337
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 900
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 50
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,270
  • Male householders: 8,224 (1,863 living alone), Female householders: 7,248 (1,945 living alone)
  • 8,026 spouses (7,992 opposite-sex spouses), 1,165 unmarried partners, (1,156 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,492 children (9,602 natural, 189 adopted, 718 stepchildren), 836 grandchildren, 239 brothers or sisters, 186 parents, 53 foster children, 391 other relatives, 813 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 582

Size of family households: 5,319 2-persons, 2,073 3-persons, 1,897 4-persons, 899 5-persons, 311 6-persons, 135 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,809 1-person, 870 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 61 5-persons, 10 6-persons.

5,221 married couples with children.
2,466 single-parent households (841 men, 1,625 women).

95.2% of residents of Defiance speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $176,003,000 ($4,509 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,161,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $88,229,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,931,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,945,000
Federal grants: $29,568,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,021,000 ($1,766,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,309,000 ($52,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $615,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,910,000
Federal Government insurance: $34,160,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,703
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,679
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +82
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,450
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Defiance County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.17 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Defiance County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Defiance County, Ohio
  • 1482014 or later
  • 2302010 to 2013
  • 1,5312000 to 2009
  • 1,9051990 to 1999
  • 1,3151980 to 1989
  • 2,7761970 to 1979
  • 1,7551960 to 1969
  • 1,7281950 to 1959
  • 7251940 to 1949
  • 4,6541939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Defiance County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Defiance County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Defiance County, Ohio
  • 181 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1523 rooms
  • 6064 rooms
  • 1,8365 rooms
  • 2,9756 rooms
  • 2,2577 rooms
  • 1,7748 rooms
  • 2,1619+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Defiance County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Defiance County, Ohio
  • 2151 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 3513 rooms
  • 1,0844 rooms
  • 6035 rooms
  • 6116 rooms
  • 3487 rooms
  • 2168 rooms
  • 1839+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Defiance County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Defiance County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Defiance County, Ohio
  • 19no bedroom
  • 1111 bedroom
  • 1,7542 bedrooms
  • 6,8283 bedrooms
  • 2,5754 bedrooms
  • 4995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Defiance County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Defiance County, Ohio
  • 212no bedroom
  • 5601 bedroom
  • 1,5862 bedrooms
  • 9573 bedrooms
  • 3014 bedrooms
  • 585+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Defiance County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Defiance County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Defiance County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 228no vehicle
  • 2,5501 vehicle
  • 5,1692 vehicles
  • 2,4813 vehicles
  • 9184 vehicles
  • 4605+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Defiance County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Defiance County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 574no vehicle
  • 1,5451 vehicle
  • 1,1032 vehicles
  • 3513 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles

86.6% of Defiance County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Ohio.

Defiance County:

86.6%
State average:

85.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 28,891
  • Other state: 8,186
  • Northeast: 825
  • Midwest: 4,758
  • South: 2,184
  • West: 486
Year householders moved into unit in Defiance County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Defiance County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 22.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.6%Utility gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 461
Here:

11.4%
Ohio:

13.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 96
Here:

4.8%
Ohio:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 530
Here:

33.3%
Ohio:

23.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Defiance County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,517,000
    Other: $2,554,000
    Sewerage: $704,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,269,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $6,364,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,626,000
    Police Protection: $4,375,000
    Regular Highways: $4,135,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,230,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,790,000
    General - Other: $2,570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,016,000
    Sewerage: $569,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $151,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,326,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,326,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,213,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $228,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,252,000
    Interest Earnings: $498,000
    Special Assessments: $451,000
    Rents: $440,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $412,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,249,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,317,000
    Highways: $4,398,000
    Health and Hospitals: $435,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,839,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,896,000
    Other License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $809,000

Defiance County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,517,000
    Other: $2,554,000
    Sewerage: $704,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,269,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $6,364,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,626,000
    Police Protection: $4,375,000
    Regular Highways: $4,135,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,230,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,790,000
    General - Other: $2,570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,016,000
    Sewerage: $569,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $151,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,326,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,326,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,213,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $228,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,252,000
    Interest Earnings: $498,000
    Special Assessments: $451,000
    Rents: $440,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $412,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,249,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,317,000
    Highways: $4,398,000
    Health and Hospitals: $435,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,839,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,896,000
    Other License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $809,000

Defiance County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,517,000
    Other: $2,554,000
    Sewerage: $704,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,269,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $6,364,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,626,000
    Police Protection: $4,375,000
    Regular Highways: $4,135,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,230,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,790,000
    General - Other: $2,570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,016,000
    Sewerage: $569,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $151,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,326,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,326,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,213,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $228,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,252,000
    Interest Earnings: $498,000
    Special Assessments: $451,000
    Rents: $440,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $412,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,249,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,317,000
    Highways: $4,398,000
    Health and Hospitals: $435,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,839,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,896,000
    Other License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $809,000

Defiance County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,517,000
    Other: $2,554,000
    Sewerage: $704,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,269,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $6,364,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,626,000
    Police Protection: $4,375,000
    Regular Highways: $4,135,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,230,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,790,000
    General - Other: $2,570,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,016,000
    Sewerage: $569,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $242,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $151,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,326,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,326,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,213,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,005,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $228,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,252,000
    Interest Earnings: $498,000
    Special Assessments: $451,000
    Rents: $440,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $412,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,249,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,317,000
    Highways: $4,398,000
    Health and Hospitals: $435,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,839,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,896,000
    Other License: $9,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $809,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 598
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 583
  • Number of recipients under 18: 125
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 426
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 47
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 193
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 269
Most common first names in Defiance County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26174.0 years
Mary23080.4 years
Robert20872.5 years
James15569.4 years
Charles15375.4 years
William15374.1 years
Helen14181.1 years
Richard13371.7 years
George11875.8 years
Paul11675.1 years
Most common last names in Defiance County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller13578.0 years
Smith13174.9 years
Brown7077.3 years
Moore3977.3 years
Wagner3877.2 years
Mack3780.2 years
Mansfield3278.9 years
Bauer3278.2 years
Myers3081.6 years
Meyer2973.6 years
Businesses in Defiance County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Buffalo Wild Wings1Meijer1
Burger King1Menards1
Carson Pirie Scott1Nike4
Chevrolet2OfficeMax1
Circle K1Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Sears2
FedEx3Subway5
GNC2Super 81
H&R Block3Taco Bell1
Hilton1Tim Hortons1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS6
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1