Independence SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

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Independence, Oregon Info Snack

Independence is a city in Polk County, Oregon, United States, on the west bank of the Willamette River along Oregon Route 51, and east of nearby Monmouth. It is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area. Thirty square blocks of the oldest part of Independence form the National Register of Historic Places-listed Independence Historic District.
Population
8,982
Unemployment
11.8%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$150,300
Median Income
$42,746
Median Rent
$869

Rankings for Independence in Oregon

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Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2016 8,982 2.4%
2015 8,772 1.4%
2014 8,654 0.5%
2013 8,608 0.9%
2012 8,535 1.5%
2011 8,405 2.3%
2010 8,215 -

Crime in Independence Per 100k

Crime Independence OR USA
Violent Crime 284.1 281.8 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.5 5.3
Robbery 50.7 58.7 98.0
Aggravated Assault 192.8 172.3 248.9
Property Crime 1471.5 2986.5 2362.0
Burglary 233.4 427.4 430.4
Larceny 1197.5 2145.3 1694.0
Car Theft 40.6 413.7 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
64.7% (5,814)
African American
0.2% (17)
American Indian
0.3% (25)
Asian
0.8% (68)
Hawaiian
0.1% (7)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.3% (383)
Hispanic
29.7% (2,668)
Race Independence OR USA
White 64.7% 77.0% 60.6%
African American 0.2% 1.8% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 4.0% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 4.3% 3.5% 2.5%
Hispanic 29.7% 12.4% 17.3%

Household Income For Independence, Oregon

Less than $10,000
11.4% (1,023)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (233)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.4% (1,473)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (781)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (1,464)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.9% (2,056)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (952)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (709)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (206)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (89)
Income Independence OR USA
Less than $10,000 11.4% 6.9% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 5.1% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.4% 10.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 10.5% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 13.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.9% 18.6% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 13.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.5% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 4.3% 5.7%

Gender in Independence

Female
55.0% (4,944)
Male
45.0% (4,037)
Gender Independence OR USA
Female 55.0% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 45.0% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.5% (676)
9-12th Grade
7.9% (707)
High School / GED
23.9% (2,147)
Some College
27.8% (2,500)
Associate's Degree
12.3% (1,108)
Bachelor's Degree
13.3% (1,196)
Master's Degree
6.0% (534)
Professional Degree
0.3% (29)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (81)
Education Independence OR USA
< 9th Grade 7.5% 3.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 7.9% 6.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 23.9% 23.9% 27.5%
Some College 27.8% 26.2% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.3% 8.5% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 13.3% 19.6% 18.8%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.3% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.3% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.5% 1.3%

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