Independence is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 8,768 people and just one neighborhood, Independence is the 58th largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Independence is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Independence is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Independence who work in office and administrative support (10.43%), sales jobs (9.15%) and teaching (8.07%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Independence is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Independence enrolled in college, Independence has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.