Independence SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
7
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
9

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Independence, Iowa Info Snack

Independence is a city in and the county seat of Buchanan County, Iowa, United States. The population was 5,966 in the 2010 census, a decline from 6,014 in the 2000 census.
Population
6,013
Unemployment
2.7%
Poverty
8.2%
Median Home
$120,100
Median Income
$49,104
Median Rent
$711

Rankings for Independence in Iowa

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Map Of Independence, IA

Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2017 6,013 0.1%
2016 6,005 0.3%
2015 5,986 0.5%
2014 5,955 -0.1%
2013 5,961 -0.5%
2012 5,988 0.1%
2011 5,981 -0.1%
2010 5,987 -

Crime in Independence Per 100k

Crime Independence IA USA
Violent Crime 199.1 293.4 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.3 5.3
Robbery 33.2 39.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 132.7 211.0 248.9
Property Crime 1941.3 2125.3 2362.0
Burglary 630.5 479.3 430.4
Larceny 1211.2 1468.6 1694.0
Car Theft 99.6 177.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
94.7% (5,693)
African American
0.7% (41)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.6% (96)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
3.0% (183)
Race Independence IA USA
White 94.7% 86.5% 61.5%
African American 0.7% 3.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 2.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.0% 5.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Independence, Iowa

Less than $10,000
4.0% (24,052)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (24,052)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.9% (101,619)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (58,927)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (96,809)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (113,645)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (88,391)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.8% (52,914)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.0% (30,065)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (10,222)
Income Independence IA USA
Less than $10,000 4.0% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.9% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 9.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.8% 13.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.0% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Independence

Female
53.2% (3,199)
Male
46.8% (2,813)
Gender Independence IA USA
Female 53.2% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.2% (315)
9-12th Grade
2.6% (157)
High School / GED
41.9% (2,516)
Some College
20.1% (1,211)
Associate's Degree
11.7% (702)
Bachelor's Degree
13.8% (829)
Master's Degree
3.0% (178)
Professional Degree
1.7% (101)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Independence IA USA
< 9th Grade 5.2% 3.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 2.6% 5.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 41.9% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 20.1% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.7% 11.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.8% 18.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.2% 1.4%

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