Independence SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
9.5

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Independence, Kansas Info Snack

Independence is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 9,483. It was named in commemoration of the Declaration of Independence.
Population
8,983
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
20.6%
Median Home
$70,200
Median Income
$38,577
Median Rent
$661

Rankings for Independence in Kansas

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Map Of Independence, KS

Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2017 8,983 -1.1%
2016 9,084 -1.0%
2015 9,179 -1.1%
2014 9,282 -0.7%
2013 9,347 -0.9%
2012 9,428 -0.4%
2011 9,469 -0.4%
2010 9,505 -

Crime in Independence Per 100k

Crime Independence KS USA
Violent Crime 690.3 413.0 382.9
Murder 11.5 5.5 5.3
Robbery 80.5 61.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 540.7 290.3 248.9
Property Crime 6638.3 2800.9 2362.0
Burglary 1277.0 478.2 430.4
Larceny 5062.1 2053.3 1694.0
Car Theft 299.1 269.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
79.2% (7,111)
African American
6.5% (584)
American Indian
1.1% (100)
Asian
2.1% (191)
Hawaiian
0.6% (54)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.5% (318)
Hispanic
7.0% (625)
Race Independence KS USA
White 79.2% 76.5% 61.5%
African American 6.5% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 2.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 7.0% 11.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Independence, Kansas

Less than $10,000
11.3% (101,507)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.4% (75,457)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (98,813)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.5% (148,219)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (124,863)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (169,778)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.1% (99,711)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.6% (68,270)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (7,186)
$200,000 or more
0.4% (3,593)
Income Independence KS USA
Less than $10,000 11.3% 6.1% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.4% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 9.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.5% 10.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 14.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 19.2% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.1% 12.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.6% 13.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 4.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.4% 4.4% 6.3%

Gender in Independence

Female
48.2% (4,328)
Male
51.8% (4,654)
Gender Independence KS USA
Female 48.2% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 51.8% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.3% (293)
9-12th Grade
6.4% (574)
High School / GED
28.0% (2,514)
Some College
30.0% (2,694)
Associate's Degree
12.5% (1,119)
Bachelor's Degree
13.4% (1,200)
Master's Degree
5.1% (453)
Professional Degree
1.1% (100)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (30)
Education Independence KS USA
< 9th Grade 3.3% 3.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.4% 5.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 28.0% 26.2% 27.3%
Some College 30.0% 23.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 12.5% 8.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.4% 20.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.1% 8.6% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.2% 1.4%

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