Independence, KY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Independence, Kentucky Info Snack

Population
28,119
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
8.5%
Median Home
$179,700
Median Income
$79,929
Median Rent
$949

Independence SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
9
Diversity
4
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
6

Independence, KY Crime Report

151
Total Crimes
521.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-77.77%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Independence
/ 100k People
Kentucky
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 151 521.5 2,038.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 21 72.5 259.1 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 7.2 6.5
Robbery 3 10.4 52.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 9 31.1 168.3 279.7
Property Crime 130 448.9 1,779.5 1,958.2
Burglary 19 65.6 344.1 314.2
Larceny 94 324.6 1,178.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 17 58.7 256.8 246.0

Independence, KY Cost Of Living

97
Independence's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Independence Kentucky National Average
Overall 97 90 100
Services 101 103 100
Groceries 94 90 100
Health 101 88 100
Housing 91 70 100
Transportation 105 98 100
Utilities 89 102 100

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Rankings for Independence in Kentucky

Map Of Independence, KY

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Population over time in Independence

Year Population % Change
2020 28,119 3.4%
2019 27,183 1.5%
2018 26,772 1.7%
2017 26,317 1.0%
2016 26,062 1.7%
2015 25,638 1.9%
2014 25,170 2.4%
2013 24,586 3.5%
2012 23,764 3.4%
2011 22,975 -

Race / Ethnicity in Independence

White
94.1% (26,448)
African American
2.7% (751)
American Indian
0.1% (38)
Asian
0.9% (256)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (290)
Hispanic
1.2% (336)
Race Independence KY USA
White 94.1% 84.1% 60.1%
African American 2.7% 8.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.9% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.0% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.2% 3.8% 18.2%

Gender in Independence

Female
50.4% (14,180)
Male
49.6% (13,939)
Gender Independence KY USA
Female 50.4% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Independence for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (843)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,124)
High School / GED
29.0% (8,154)
Some College
23.0% (6,467)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (3,093)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (6,186)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,968)
Professional Degree
1.0% (281)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Independence KY USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Independence, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
2.6% (73,647)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (49,098)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.7% (103,520)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.5% (239,870)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.8% (217,983)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.9% (616,683)
$75,000 to $99,999
18.7% (525,881)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.8% (613,134)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.9% (277,433)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (94,646)
Income Independence KY USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 8.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 5.5% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.7% 10.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.5% 10.4% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.8% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.9% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 18.7% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.8% 13.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.9% 4.5% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 4.2% 8.3%

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