Living in Independence, KS

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Independence, Kansas Info Snack

Population
8,698
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
17.6%
Median Home
$80,700
Median Income
$41,778
Median Rent
$680

Independence SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
10

Independence, KS Cost Of Living

74
Independence's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Independence Kansas National Average
Overall 74 89 100
Services 79 93 100
Groceries 93 93 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 46 76 100
Transportation 85 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100

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Map Of Independence, KS

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Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2019 8,698 -1.7%
2018 8,847 -1.5%
2017 8,983 -1.1%
2016 9,084 -1.0%
2015 9,179 -1.1%
2014 9,282 -0.7%
2013 9,347 -0.9%
2012 9,428 -0.4%
2011 9,469 -0.4%
2010 9,505 -

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
76.9% (6,686)
African American
6.2% (537)
American Indian
1.3% (117)
Asian
1.9% (166)
Hawaiian
0.5% (46)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.0% (352)
Hispanic
9.1% (794)
Race Independence KS USA
White 76.9% 75.9% 60.7%
African American 6.2% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 1.3% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 2.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.0% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.1% 11.9% 18.0%

Gender in Independence

Female
49.6% (4,310)
Male
50.4% (4,388)
Gender Independence KS USA
Female 49.6% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 50.4% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (173)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (608)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,609)
Some College
28.0% (2,435)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,130)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (956)
Master's Degree
7.0% (608)
Professional Degree
2.0% (173)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Independence KS USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Independence, Kansas

Less than $10,000
6.8% (59,011)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (52,906)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (116,214)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.8% (137,241)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (129,328)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.3% (211,401)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (78,456)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (59,916)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.8% (16,052)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (9,270)
Income Independence KS USA
Less than $10,000 6.8% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.8% 9.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.3% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 14.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.8% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 5.3% 7.7%

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