Defiance County, Ohio Population 2020

Defiance County, Ohio's estimated population is 38,224 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Defiance County, Ohio is the 65th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201838,165-59-0.15%
201738,224680.18%
201638,156-172-0.45%
201538,328-196-0.51%
201438,524-41-0.11%
201338,565-261-0.67%
201238,826-177-0.45%
201139,003-83-0.21%
201039,086-264-0.67%
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%

How Many People Live in Defiance County, Ohio?

38,224

Defiance County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,82190.97%
Two or More Races1,2283.21%
Some Other Race1,1913.11%
Black or African American7281.90%
Asian1520.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1440.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.04%

Defiance County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Defiance County, Ohio Median Age

40.6


Total

39.1


Male

41.8


Female

Defiance County, Ohio Adults

There are 29,379 adults, (6,728 of whom are seniors) in Defiance County, Ohio.

Defiance County, Ohio Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Defiance County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

19,260

50.31%

Male

19,019

49.69%

Defiance County, Ohio Households and Families

Defiance County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Defiance County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All77.1%22.9%
Male62.3%37.7%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Female59.1%40.9%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2132.4877.1
Married8,1452.9791.1
Non Family4,6691.2861.3
Female1,5833.1559.1
Male8163.1562.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Defiance County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6222.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,4505.60%
High School Graduate11,38843.97%
Some College5,49821.23%
Associates Degree2,62110.12%
Bachelors Degree2,85411.02%
Graduate Degree1,4665.66%

Defiance County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,24121,5793,968
Hispanic2,0241,690241
Other Race82662968
Black43536749
Multiple Races35932831
Asian929230
Native American858511
Islander111111

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,883$44,744$30,509
Less Than High School$28,808$36,350$17,411
High School Grad$32,841$40,250$25,539
Some College$36,475$47,601$30,556
Bachelors Degree$43,833$52,388$37,870
Graduate Degree$63,229$74,359$60,792

$36,883

Average Earnings

$44,744

Average Male

$30,509

Average Female

Defiance County, Ohio Language

Defiance County, Ohio Language by Age

Defiance County, Ohio Language

95.59% of Defiance County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.21% of the population.

Defiance County, Ohio Poverty

Defiance County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,5623,2099.86%
Hispanic3,69055615.07%
Multiple1,16621818.70%
Black63721834.22%
Other1,1711159.82%
Asian152138.55%
Native14432.08%

10.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.50%

Male Poverty Rate

11.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Defiance County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Defiance County, Ohio is Black, with 34.22% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.17%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.68%
High School7.48%
Some College7.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.62%
Female Employed7.69%
Female Unemployed6.71%
Male Employed4.69%

Defiance County, Ohio Income

Defiance County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,665$70,762
Families$68,473$81,758
Married Families$75,120$90,269
Non Families$34,476$42,921

Defiance County, Ohio Marital Status

Defiance County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Defiance County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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

Defiance County, Ohio Veterans

2,567

Number of Veterans

2,386

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam880
First Gulf War454
Second Gulf War450
Korea238
World War II124
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3928.83%
Hispanic1897.83%
Black7914.66%
Other586.31%
2 or More387.00%

$Defiance County, Ohio Veterans by Education

6.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Defiance County, Ohio Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Defiance County, Ohio Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.85%

Born in Ohio

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.01% of Defiance County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 75.85% having been born in Ohio. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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