Defiance, Pennsylvania Population 2024

382

Defiance is a city located in Bedford County Pennsylvania. Defiance has a 2024 population of 382. Defiance is currently declining at a rate of -1.8% annually and its population has decreased by -20.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 481 in 2020.

The average household income in Defiance is $83,663 with a poverty rate of 2.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Defiance is 32.1 years, 29.1 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Defiance Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Defiance was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,260.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-20.58% (-99)
The current population of Defiance, Pennsylvania is 382 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 481.

Defiance, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White396100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Defiance Population by Race

Defiance Population Pyramid 2024

Defiance Median Age

32.1

Total

29.1

Male

33.5

Female

Defiance Adults

There are 267 adults, (23 of whom are seniors) in Defiance.

Defiance Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Defiance Sex Ratio

Female21955.3%
Male17744.7%

Defiance Population by Age

Defiance Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All984.0484.715.3
Married664.3990.99.1
Female153.453.346.7
Non Family91.3377.822.2
Male85.381000

3.92

Average Family Size

4.04

Average Household Size

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Defiance Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.9%
9th to 12th Grade72.9%
High School Graduate13756.85%
Some College5522.82%
Associates Degree177.05%
Bachelors Degree124.98%
Graduate Degree62.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Defiance Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Defiance Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White24122718

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.47%.

Defiance Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,386$52,981$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$60,625$57,500$64,375
Some College$45,250$52,750$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$47,386

Average Earnings

$52,981

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Defiance Earnings by Educational Attainment

Defiance Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Defiance Language

100% of Defiance residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Defiance Language

Defiance Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White38582.08%

2.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

3.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Defiance

The race most likely to be in poverty in Defiance is White, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Defiance is White, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.52%.

Defiance Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School5.84%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Defiance Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Defiance Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Defiance Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$85,417$83,663
Families$85,208$76,785
Married Families$85,833$-999,999,999
Non Families-$31,933

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Defiance Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Defiance Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Defiance Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Defiance Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Defiance Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War24
Vietnam8
First Gulf War6
Korea0
World War II0

Defiance Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3418
35 to 5410
65 to 748
55 to 640
75+0

Defiance Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3613.48%

Defiance Veterans by Race

Defiance Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Defiance Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.2%

Labor Force Participation

38.8%

Employment Rate

15.9%

Unemployment Rate

Defiance Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Defiance Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Defiance Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.38%

Born in Defiance

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Defiance residents were born in the United States, with 63.38% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Defiance Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024382-7-1.8%
2023389-7-1.77%
2022396-7-1.74%
2021403-78-16.22%
202048113539.02%
2019346-43-11.05%
201838982.1%
20173816922.12%
20163128336.24%
2015229-45-16.42%
20142745927.44%
2013215-7-3.15%
2012222-27-10.84%
2011249104.18%
201023900%

Defiance Population by Year