Defiance, Iowa

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NE of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 51527
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.824
Longitude -95.342

Defiance Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HARLAN
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Defiance Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 346 100%
Male 178 51.4%
Female 168 48.6%
Under 18 107 30.9%
18+ 239 69.1%
65+ 48 13.9%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.16
White 332 96%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 1.2%
Other 10 2.9%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 2.9%

Estimated Defiance Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 336
Growth -10
Growth % -2.9%

Defiance Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 69.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
Irish 6.7%
Dutch 4.9%
US/American 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Italian 0.7%
Luxemburger 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
English 0.7%
Swedish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Defiance 346 $40,125
Dow City 503 $37,813
Earling 471 $40,417
Irwin 372 $40,000
Manilla 839 $37,625
Panama 212 $55,000
Westphalia 160 $47,500
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