Who lives in Independence?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 206 5.5%
5-9 years 190 5.1%
10-14 years 354 9.4%
15-17 years 229 6.1%
18-24 years 272 7.3%
25-34 years 227 6.1%
35-44 years 371 9.9%
45-54 years 689 18.4%
55-64 years 617 16.4%
65-74 years 258 6.9%
75-84 years 248 6.6%
85 years and older 90 2.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 1,820 48.5%
Female 1,931 51.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 3,655 97.4%
Of Color suppressed
Black or African American suppressed
American Indian and Alaskan Native suppressed
Asian or Pacific Islander suppressed
Other suppressed
Two or more races suppressed
Hispanic or Latino suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 3,545 100.0%
English only 3,446 97.2%
Language other than English suppressed
Speaks English less than "very well" suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total population for whom disability status is determined 3,751 100.0%
Population with a disability 485 12.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Foreign-born residents suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 3,681 100.0%
Same residence 3,524 95.7%
Different residence in the U.S. 132 3.6%
Different residence outside the U.S. suppressed

What's Independence's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 1,192 100.0%
Less than $35,000 125 10.5%
$35,000-$49,999 71 6.0%
$50,000-$74,999 175 14.7%
$75,000-$99,999 99 8.3%
$100,000 or more 722 60.6%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $120,600 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 3,751 100.0%
Less than $35,000 125 10.5%
With income below poverty 164 4.4%
With income 100%-149% of poverty suppressed
With income 150%-199% of poverty suppressed
With income 200% of poverty or higher 3,386 90.3%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) suppressed
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 1,200 32.0%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) suppressed
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) suppressed
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) suppressed
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) suppressed
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 243 6.5%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 3,751 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 73 1.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 1,307 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 115 8.8%
Occupied housing units 1,192 91.2%
Average household size 3.1
Owner-occupied 1,154 88.3%
Average household size 3.1
Renter-occupied suppressed
Average household size 3.6
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 307 23.5%
1970-1999 557 42.6%
1940-1969 263 20.1%
1939 or earlier 180 13.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households (2014-2018)
Total households 1,192 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 963 80.8%
With children under 18 years 465 39.0%
Married-couple family households 884 74.2%
With children under 18 years 437 36.7%
Single-person family households 79 6.6%
With children under 18 years suppressed
Nonfamily households 229 19.2%
Householder living alone 187 15.7%
65 years and over 96 8.1%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 465 39.0%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 377 31.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 293 24.6%
Moved in 2000-2009 304 25.5%
Moved in 1990-1999 258 21.6%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 258 21.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 1,173 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 248 21.1%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 1,145 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 234 20.4%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated suppressed
Cost-burdened renter households suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 28
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $-666,666,666
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles suppressed
1 vehicle available 131 11.0%
2 vehicles available 494 41.4%
3 or more vehicles available 567 47.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 1,767 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 1,565 88.6%
Public transportation suppressed
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 202 11.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 1,619 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 85 5.3%
10-19 minutes 272 16.8%
20-29 minutes 481 29.7%
30 minutes or longer 781 48.2%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 2,500 100.0%
Less than high school 88 3.5%
High school diploma or GED 471 18.8%
Some college or associate’s degree 725 29.0%
Bachelor’s Degree 882 35.3%
Graduate or professional Degree 334 13.4%
High school graduate or higher 2,412 96.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,216 48.6%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 2,176 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 1,705 78.4%
Civilian labor force 1,723 100.0%
Unemployed suppressed
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 2,758 100.0%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 530 19.2%
Age 30 to 54 1,390 50.4%
Age 55 or older 838 30.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 551 20.0%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 620 22.5%
$40,000 or more per year 1,587 57.5%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 190 6.9%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation suppressed
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 124 4.5%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 58 2.1%
Construction 148 5.4%
Educational services 234 8.5%
Finance and insurance 179 6.5%
Health care and social assistance 317 11.5%
Information 37 1.3%
Management of companies and enterprises 96 3.5%
Manufacturing 368 13.3%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction suppressed
Other services (excluding public administration) 91 3.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 264 9.6%
Public administration 76 2.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing 48 1.7%
Retail trade 258 9.4%
Transportation and warehousing 63 2.3%
Utilities 20 0.7%
Wholesale trade 177 6.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 2,651 96.1%
Black or African American alone 39 1.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone suppressed
Asian alone 40 1.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone suppressed
Two or more race groups 22 0.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 128 4.6%
High school or equivalent, no college 574 20.8%
Some college or associate degree 755 27.4%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 771 28.0%