Defiance is a tiny town located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 156 people and just one neighborhood, Defiance is the 494th largest community in Missouri.
Real Estate Prices
Defiance home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Defiance real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Defiance isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Defiance are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Defiance is a town of professionals, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Defiance who work in maintenance occupations (20.69%), teaching (14.94%) and healthcare suport services (12.64%).
Also of interest is that Defiance has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Defiance is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Defiance has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Defiance has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Defiance than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Defiance may be for you.
One downside of living in Defiance is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Defiance, the average commute to work is 42.28 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Defiance does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.