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Defiance, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Defiance Census Designated Place had a population of 171 as of July 1, 2018. Defiance ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Defiance is located at latitude 38.6327 and longitude -90.7846 in St. Charles County. The formal boundaries for the Defiance Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Charles County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.

The Defiance Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585490) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Defiance Census Designated Place is located within Township of Boone, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Charles County.

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Defiance, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 171
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 168
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $77,139
Average Household Income $108,603
Per Capita Income $45,987


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $385,000
Average Home Value $427,206


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.2% 1.59%
Households 1.3% 1.47%
Families 3.77% 1.37%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Defiance, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Defiance to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 778 25th
Population Density # 946 8th
Diversity Index # 828 20th
Median Household Income # 71 93rd
Per Capita Income # 34 97th

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