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Defiance is a city in Shelby County.
The latitude of Defiance is 41.824N. The longitude is -95.342W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,276 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 346.
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62% of Defiance residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Defiance ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Defiance was $12,492, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Defiance residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Defiance, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Shelby County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Defiance political report.
The average commute time for Defiance workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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