Independence, KY
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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 May 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

Independence Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
28,109

Age

PEOPLE OF Kentucky DETAILS
Under 5 Years 8.81
5 To 17 19.79
18 To 24 7.22
25 To 34 15.46
35 To 54 28.56
55 To 64 11.04
65 Years And Over 9.13

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.4
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 89.8
COLLEGE GRADUATES 28.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Independence 29185 24962.222471693876 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Independence 79224 36643.77964337751 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
6.2%

Employment Industries in Independence

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 15.6
Manufacturing 14.5
Retail 10.9
Finance 8.4
Transportation 7.6
Education 6.6
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.4
Construction 5.3
Accommodation 5.0
Wholesale 4.7
Administration 4.0
Public Service 3.9
Other 2.8

Race & Ethnic Diversity

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

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

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

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

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

Foreign Born Independence Residents:
2.9%