|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Independence is 6,166. Independence, Iowa is the 4,261st largest city in the US.
Independence is located entirely in Buchanan County.
The current population of Independence (6,166) is it's peak population.
Independence has grown 1.7% since the 2000. Independence, Iowa's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Independence has a population density of 982.1 people per square mile.
|4258||White Oak, Texas||6,169||9.1%|
|4259||Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina||6,168||103.5%|
|4263||Aztec, New Mexico||6,163||-5.1%|
|4265||Edgewood, New Mexico||6,154||210.0%|
|4267||Wesley Hills, New York||6,147||26.0%|
The total voting age population of Independence, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,552. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.9% of the residents of Independence are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Independence are 97.4% White, 1.9% Two or more races, 0.4% American Indian and 0.2% Black. Additionally, 4.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Independence, 9.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.0%. On a per-household basis, 7.8% of families are below the poverty line in Independence.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.0% of Independence residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.6% of Independence residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.6% have a bachelor's degree and 7.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Independence residents aged 5 and older, 3.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Independence is 1.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Independence, 16.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Independence is $54,097.
In Independence, 71.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.7% of housing units in Independence.
Of all the housing units in Independence, 31.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Independence, 11.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 340 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Independence is $746.
In Independence, 79.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.