The City of Independence had a population of 5,997 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Independence is located at latitude 42.4686 and longitude -91.8893 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.
|Population in Households||5,759|
|Population in Familes||4,477|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||238|
|Median Household Income||$52,377|
|Average Household Income||$73,415|
|Per Capita Income||$30,445|
|Total Housing Units||2,768 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,910 (69.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||625 (22.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||233 ( 8.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$145,101|
|Average Home Value||$162,297|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.53%|
|Per Capita Income||0.95%|
The table below compares Independence to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 65||94th|
|Population Density||# 307||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 539||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 641||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 372||63rd|
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