Defiance employment information

Income per capita$19,937$27,621$28,555
Median household income$34,688$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$37,083$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,750$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$31,111$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$15,313$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level17.1%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Defiance is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Defiance is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Defiance is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Defiance is 10% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Defiance median earnings by income bracket

Defiance employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector19.4%10.0%
Financial & insurance services6.0%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services20.9%20.0%
Public administration0.0%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.0%30.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Buck Grove, IA31$56,2505%
Panama, IA196$54,0631%
Westphalia, IA122$48,12510%
Denison, IA8,370$45,36615%
Portsmouth, IA183$44,68816%
Defiance, IA254$34,68835%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Yorkana, PA254$55,4174%
Fredonia, IA254$49,4648%
Petrolia, PA254$48,00010%
Page, WV254$38,47228%
Eden, WY254$57,7508%
Defiance, IA254$34,68835%
Source: The Defiance, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.