Defiance County, Ohio Population 2021

Defiance County, Ohio's estimated population is 38,083 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Defiance County, Ohio is the 66th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 39,082 and has seen a growth of -2.56% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,083-2-0.01%
202038,085-2-0.01%
201938,087-2-0.01%
201838,089-67-0.18%
201738,156160.04%
201638,140-186-0.49%
201538,326-199-0.52%
201438,525-39-0.10%
201338,564-263-0.68%
201238,827-178-0.46%
201139,005-77-0.20%
201039,082-268-0.68%
199039,350-637-1.59%
198039,9873,0388.22%
197036,9495,44117.27%
196031,5085,58321.54%
195025,9251,5586.39%
194024,3671,6537.28%
193022,714-1,835-7.47%
192024,549510.21%
191024,498-1,889-7.16%
190026,3876182.40%
189025,7693,25414.45%
188022,5156,79643.23%
187015,7193,83332.25%
186011,8864,92070.63%
18506,9660.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.01%
County Website
State
Founded
April 7, 1845
County Seat
2010 Population
39,082
Growth Since 2010
-2.56%
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Defiance County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,60890.69%
Two or More Races1,2643.31%
Some Other Race1,2473.27%
Black or African American6701.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1900.50%
Asian1680.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.03%
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Defiance County, Ohio Population by Race

Defiance County, Ohio Population Pyramid $2021

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Defiance County, Ohio Median Age

40.4


Total

38.9


Male

41.6


Female

Defiance County, Ohio Adults

There are 29,366 adults, (6,945 of whom are seniors) in Defiance County, Ohio.

Defiance County, Ohio Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Defiance County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

19,132

50.14%

Male

19,028

49.86%

Defiance County, Ohio Population by Age

Defiance County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Defiance County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All76.3%23.7%
Male65.9%34.1%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Female55.8%44.2%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Defiance County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2972.4676.3
Married8,1112.9691.2
Non Family4,6151.2559.8
Female1,7642.9755.8
Male8073.1965.9

2.9

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Defiance County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6592.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,6326.30%
High School Graduate10,91842.15%
Some College5,58121.54%
Associates Degree2,4649.51%
Bachelors Degree3,04711.76%
Graduate Degree1,6036.19%
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Defiance County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Defiance County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,21321,3784,261
Hispanic2,0471,692263
Other Race85664264
2+ Races43239652
Black37531044
Native American10510513
Asian989844
Islander999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Defiance County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,335$48,171$30,507
Less Than 9th Grade$30,135$38,232$20,341
High School Graduate$34,410$43,409$24,444
Some College$38,281$48,968$30,378
Bachelors Degree$45,781$61,418$38,463
Graduate Degree$70,442$84,886$62,467

$39,335

Average Earnings

$48,171

Average Male

$30,507

Average Female

Defiance County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Defiance County, Ohio Language by Age

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Defiance County, Ohio Language

95.50% of Defiance County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Defiance County, Ohio Language

Defiance County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,4143,0219.32%
Hispanic3,73755014.72%
Multiple1,24428422.83%
Black56111821.03%
Other1,2311098.85%
Asian1682615.48%

10.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.02%

Male Poverty Rate

11.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Defiance County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Defiance County, Ohio is Multiple, with 22.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Defiance County, Ohio is Other, with 8.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.35%.

Defiance County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.60%
Some College7.41%
High School7.01%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%

Defiance County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.52%
Female Unemployed11.15%
Female Employed7.74%
Male Employed4.13%

Defiance County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Defiance County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,931$73,694
Families$70,613$84,163
Married Families$79,159-
Non Families$35,321$44,960
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Income by Household Type

Defiance County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Defiance County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Defiance County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Defiance County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Defiance County, Ohio Marital Status

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2,449

Number of Veterans

2,266

Male Veterans

183

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam856
Second Gulf War440
First Gulf War404
Korea200
World War II91

Defiance County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74683
75+605
55 to 64442
35 to 54440
18 to 34279

Defiance County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3238.60%
Hispanic1546.25%
Other Race545.82%
Black448.56%
2+ Races284.76%

Defiance County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Defiance County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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6.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Defiance County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Defiance County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Defiance County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Defiance County, Ohio Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.67%

Born in Defiance County, Ohio

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.76% of Defiance County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 75.67% having been born in Ohio. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Defiance County, Ohio Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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