independence Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 201 4.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 1,718 36.0 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,719 36.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 753 15.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 378 7.9 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 4,268 89.5 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 925 19.4 % 19.4 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 9,179 - -
19 years old and under 2,738 29.8 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 2,818 30.7 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 2,122 23.1 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 1,501 16.4 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 7,967 95.5 % 84.6 %
Spanish 374 4.5 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 785 25.1 % 33.5 %
Married 1,589 50.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 131 4.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 617 19.8 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,576 - -
Occupied Housing Units 3,618 79.1 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 958 20.9 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 3,631 79.3 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 63 1.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 172 3.8 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 124 2.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 181 4.0 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 106 2.3 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 182 4.0 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 117 2.6 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 268 5.9 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 312 6.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 495 10.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 335 7.3 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 945 20.7 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 2,035 44.5 % 13.0 %
Electric 784 17.1 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 10 0.2 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 2,786 60.9 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 30 0.7 % 4.1 %
Wood 8 0.2 % 1.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 7,630 87.4 % 75.5 %
African-American 653 7.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 201 2.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 175 2.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 71 0.8 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 40,957 55,775
Median Family Income 47,710 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 20,213 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 54.84 %
  • Temperature 60.12 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.99 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 14.18
    [CDD] 0.74
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.01 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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