Living in Independence, IA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Independence SnackAbility

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

Independence, IA Crime Report

129
Total Crimes
2,140.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-16.66%
Below National Average

Independence, IA Cost Of Living

83
Independence's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

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
6,027
Unemployment
2.2%
Poverty
10.5%
Median Home
$130,300
Median Income
$52,800
Median Rent
$738

Independence, IA Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Independence in Iowa

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Map Of Independence, IA

Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2017 6,027 0.2%
2016 6,013 0.1%
2015 6,005 0.3%
2014 5,986 0.5%
2013 5,955 -0.1%
2012 5,961 -0.5%
2011 5,988 0.1%
2010 5,981 -0.1%
2009 5,987 -
Crime/100k Independence IA USA
Violent Crime 199.1 250.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 1.7 5.0
Robbery 33.2 29.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 132.7 187.9 246.8
Property Crime 1941.3 1691.5 2199.5
Burglary 630.5 352.6 376.0
Larceny 1211.2 1190.4 1594.6
Car Theft 99.6 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
94.2% (5,677)
African American
0.1% (7)
American Indian
0.5% (30)
Asian
1.6% (96)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (11)
Hispanic
3.4% (206)
Race Independence IA USA
White 94.2% 86.1% 61.1%
African American 0.1% 3.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 2.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.4% 5.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Independence, Iowa

Less than $10,000
3.0% (17,894)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (34,358)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (79,691)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (68,477)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (88,281)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (112,379)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (80,646)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.1% (73,011)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.0% (36,266)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (11,691)
Income Independence IA USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 5.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 19.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.1% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.0% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 4.2% 7.0%

Gender in Independence

Female
53.1% (3,198)
Male
46.9% (2,829)
Gender Independence IA USA
Female 53.1% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (180)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (120)
High School / GED
39.0% (2,350)
Some College
20.0% (1,205)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (783)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (964)
Master's Degree
4.0% (241)
Professional Degree
2.0% (120)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (60)
Education Independence IA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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