Independence SnackAbility

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

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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
8,847
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
22.2%
Median Home
$80,300
Median Income
$40,523
Median Rent
$668

Rankings for Independence in Kansas

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Map Of Independence, KS

Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2017 8,847 -1.5%
2016 8,983 -1.1%
2015 9,084 -1.0%
2014 9,179 -1.1%
2013 9,282 -0.7%
2012 9,347 -0.9%
2011 9,428 -0.4%
2010 9,469 -0.4%
2009 9,505 -

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
79.5% (7,033)
African American
6.2% (550)
American Indian
1.0% (91)
Asian
2.4% (216)
Hawaiian
0.5% (41)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (274)
Hispanic
7.3% (642)
Race Independence KS USA
White 79.5% 76.1% 61.1%
African American 6.2% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.3% 11.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Independence, Kansas

Less than $10,000
8.1% (71,587)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.8% (78,116)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.8% (104,466)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.7% (148,071)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.0% (123,587)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.6% (191,210)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (92,340)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.2% (63,659)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (10,260)
$200,000 or more
0.2% (1,399)
Income Independence KS USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 581.3% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.8% 440.0% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.8% 937.3% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.7% 1016.8% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.0% 1400.5% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.6% 1891.3% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 1309.3% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.2% 1415.0% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 522.7% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.2% 485.8% 697.9%

Gender in Independence

Female
49.6% (4,391)
Male
50.4% (4,456)
Gender Independence KS USA
Female 49.6% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (353)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (619)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,654)
Some College
29.0% (2,565)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (973)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (1,061)
Master's Degree
6.0% (530)
Professional Degree
1.0% (88)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Independence KS USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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