Independence, KS Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
74
Independence's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Independence is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Independence, KS?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Independence has an overall cost of living index of 74 which is 0.7x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kansas, Independence has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Kansas's index of 89.

The standard of living in Independence ranks as #37 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kansas. By definition, that implies Independence ranks as the #6369 most expensive place in the Sunflower State.

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Independence Cost Of Living Vs. Kansas

Living Expense Independence Kansas National Average
Overall 74 89 100
Services 79 93 100
Groceries 93 93 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 46 76 100
Transportation 85 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
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Independence Cost of Living Vs. KS

Independence, KS Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kansas, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$80,300
Median Home Value
$668
Median Rent
$40,523
Median Income
Statistic Independence Kansas United States
Median Home Value $80,300 $145,400 $204,900
Median Rent $668 $831 $1,023
Median Income $40,523 $57,422 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.17x 0.2x

Independence SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Independence

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Independence
Bartlesville, OK 36,448 85 1.1x
Parsons, KS 9,876 73 1.0x
Coffeyville, KS 9,578 76 1.0x
Chanute, KS 9,119 73 1.0x

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