The City of Independence had a population of 6,068 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Independence is located at latitude 42.4622 and longitude -91.9032 in Buchanan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Independence (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Buchanan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.
The City of Independence (GNIS ID: 2395421) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Independence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||4,067|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,056|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||7,123|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.17|
|Population in Households||5,830|
|Population in Familes||4,576|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||238|
|Median Household Income||$54,679|
|Average Household Income||$73,802|
|Per Capita Income||$30,713|
|Total Housing Units||2,762 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,854 (67.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||717 (26.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||191 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$137,571|
|Average Home Value||$156,995|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.39%|
|Per Capita Income||2.25%|
The table below compares Independence to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 63||94th|
|Population Density||# 295||71st|
|Diversity Index||# 526||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 475||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 256||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.