Independence, KS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Independence, Kansas Info Snack

Population
8,595
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
21.0%
Median Home
$72,800
Median Income
$38,963
Median Rent
$690

Independence SnackAbility

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

Independence, KS Cost Of Living

76
Independence's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Independence Kansas National Average
Overall 76 89 100
Services 84 89 100
Groceries 90 94 100
Health 97 100 100
Housing 44 75 100
Transportation 87 94 100
Utilities 96 100 100

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Rankings for Independence in Kansas

Map Of Independence, KS

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Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2020 8,595 -2.8%
2019 8,847 -1.5%
2018 8,983 -1.1%
2017 9,084 -1.0%
2016 9,179 -1.1%
2015 9,282 -0.7%
2014 9,347 -0.9%
2013 9,428 -0.4%
2012 9,469 -0.4%
2011 9,505 -

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
80.2% (6,889)
African American
6.0% (514)
American Indian
1.2% (104)
Asian
0.3% (26)
Hawaiian
0.2% (21)
Other
0.6% (49)
Two Or More
4.1% (356)
Hispanic
7.4% (636)
Race Independence KS USA
White 80.2% 75.3% 60.1%
African American 6.0% 5.5% 12.2%
American Indian 1.2% 0.6% 0.6%
Asian 0.3% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.1% 3.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.4% 12.1% 18.2%

Gender in Independence

Female
48.3% (4,153)
Male
51.7% (4,442)
Gender Independence KS USA
Female 48.3% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 51.7% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (171)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (515)
High School / GED
31.0% (2,664)
Some College
25.0% (2,148)
Associate's Degree
14.0% (1,203)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (1,031)
Master's Degree
9.0% (773)
Professional Degree
1.0% (85)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Independence KS USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 14.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Independence, Kansas

Less than $10,000
7.0% (60,079)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (57,300)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.2% (165,058)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.0% (112,034)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (118,876)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.5% (202,260)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.4% (55,375)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.0% (59,865)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (12,828)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (15,821)
Income Independence KS USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 5.3% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.2% 8.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.0% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.5% 18.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.4% 13.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.0% 15.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 5.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 5.7% 8.3%

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