Independence SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
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
9,556
Unemployment
8.5%
Poverty
10.0%
Median Home
$174,000
Median Income
$48,886
Median Rent
$980

Rankings for Independence in Oregon

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Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2017 9,556 3.4%
2016 9,246 2.9%
2015 8,982 2.4%
2014 8,772 1.4%
2013 8,654 0.5%
2012 8,608 0.9%
2011 8,535 1.5%
2010 8,405 2.3%
2009 8,215 -
Crime/100k Independence OR USA
Violent Crime 126.5 285.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.0 5.0
Robbery 9.7 60.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 97.3 175.6 246.8
Property Crime 1702.3 2894.0 2199.5
Burglary 223.7 389.1 376.0
Larceny 1342.4 2109.9 1594.6
Car Theft 136.2 395.1 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
62.3% (5,950)
African American
0.2% (19)
American Indian
0.2% (23)
Asian
0.3% (33)
Hawaiian
0.3% (28)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.4% (134)
Hispanic
35.3% (3,369)
Race Independence OR USA
White 62.3% 76.0% 61.1%
African American 0.2% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.9% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 4.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 3.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 35.3% 12.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Independence, Oregon

Less than $10,000
5.9% (56,472)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.7% (7,096)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.2% (145,173)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (102,596)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.7% (178,583)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.9% (237,717)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (106,736)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.6% (81,900)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (30,749)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (8,574)
Income Independence OR USA
Less than $10,000 5.9% 596.8% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.7% 442.9% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.2% 932.5% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 971.6% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.7% 1303.6% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.9% 1838.4% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 1319.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.6% 1451.4% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 571.0% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 572.8% 697.9%

Gender in Independence

Female
52.3% (4,995)
Male
47.7% (4,561)
Gender Independence OR USA
Female 52.3% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (668)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (955)
High School / GED
22.0% (2,102)
Some College
33.0% (3,153)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (668)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,433)
Master's Degree
5.0% (477)
Professional Degree
1.0% (95)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Independence OR USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 23.0% 27.0%
Some College 33.0% 26.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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