Independence Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Independence Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
28,521

Age

Under 5 Years:
8.8%
5 - 17:
19.8%
18 - 24:
7.2%
25 - 34:
15.5%
35 - 54:
28.6%
55 - 64:
11.0%
Over 65 Years:
9.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
3.4%
3.4%
High School Graduates
89.8%
89.8%
College Graduated
28.7%
28.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Independence
$29,185
$29,185
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Independence
$79,224
$79,224
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
6.2%

Employment Industries in Independence

 
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Healthcare
15.6%
15.6%
Manufacturing
14.5%
14.5%
Retail
10.9%
10.9%
Finance
8.4%
8.4%
Transportation
7.6%
7.6%
Education
6.6%
6.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.4%
5.4%
Construction
5.3%
5.3%
Accommodation
5.0%
5.0%
Wholesale
4.7%
4.7%
Administration
4.0%
4.0%
Public Service
3.9%
3.9%
Other
2.8%
2.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
93.2%
93.2%
Black Or African American
1.7%
1.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
2.3%
2.3%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.6%
1.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
1.0%
1.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
34.9%
34.9%
Irish
16.4%
16.4%
English
9.0%
9.0%
Italian
4.6%
4.6%
European
3.1%
3.1%
French
2.2%
2.2%
Polish
1.8%
1.8%
Scottish
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.5%
1.5%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Greek
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
Hungarian
0.5%
0.5%
Swedish
0.4%
0.4%
Other Subsaharan African
0.4%
0.4%
Ghanian
0.3%
0.3%
Swiss
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
96.4%
96.4%
Spanish
1.2%
1.2%
Tagalog
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Other Indo-European
0.0%
0.0%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Independence Residents:
2.9%