Defiance, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 129 housing units in Defiance. This represents a 0% decline from 129 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 129 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Defiance is about 85%. Defiance's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.6%. Average household size is 2.82 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Defiance were built after 1943.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom2.30%
Two Bedrooms23.30%
Three Bedrooms37.20%
Four Bedrooms27.10%
Five Bedrooms or more10.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.78
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$57,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$47,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.05
Median year structure was built1951

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.30%
Home Equity Loan0%
Simple Mortgage24.20%
Debt Free70.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13.2%