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Living In Defiance, OH

Defiance, Ohio is a town with approximately 17,000 residents. At an average age of just over 39, the city's population is fairly typical compared to other cities in Ohio, which has an average age of 39. Most residents own their homes in Defiance, and 36% of residents rent. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $700 per month, which is $111 per month less than the state average.

There are four primary industries in Defiance: manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 31% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 10% of the city's population works in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of around $61,000, Defiance workers take home about the same as the average Ohio resident. Defiance, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Defiance has a large percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or equivalent (28%) compared to the national average. Further, 9% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.

Averaging about 20 minutes, Defiance's commute time is shorter than the Ohio average of about 24 minutes. Many residents (43%) drive their car to work, while public transportation isn't widely used. Relatively few residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number exceeds the national average.



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