Latest Data (2017)
Population 6,050
Nationwide Rank 4239

Quick Facts

Independence, Iowa is the 4,239th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Independence, Iowa is a city.

Independence, Iowa is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Independence, Iowa's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Independence, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4229 Kermit, Texas 6,072 7.7%
4230 Munford, Tennessee 6,069 22.2%
4231 Jamesburg, New Jersey 6,068 0.0%
4232 Lindale, Texas 6,066 92.5%
4233 Raton, New Mexico 6,066 -16.5%
4234 Alpine, Texas 6,065 1.4%
4235 Twin Lakes, Wisconsin 6,064 17.4%
4236 Mount Healthy, Ohio 6,063 -3.8%
4237 Bridgewater, Virginia 6,062 16.8%
4238 Delano, Minnesota 6,059 51.9%
4239 Independence, Iowa 6,050 -0.1%
4240 Milan, Michigan 6,049 26.0%
4241 Lakemoor, Illinois 6,048 106.3%
4242 Rushville, Indiana 6,047 -8.5%
4243 Willard, Ohio 6,047 -11.3%
4244 Elsmere, Delaware 6,045 4.2%
4245 Old Tappan, New Jersey 6,042 9.8%
4246 Willows, California 6,041 -2.7%
4247 Columbia, Mississippi 6,037 -8.6%
4248 Hillsboro, Illinois 6,037 -5.1%
4249 High Springs, Florida 6,033 45.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2767 Oskaloosa 11,546 5.0%
2853 Spencer 11,045 -2.5%
2877 Norwalk 10,896 54.4%
2929 Storm Lake 10,611 5.6%
2950 Fort Madison 10,520 -9.5%
2968 Fairfield 10,420 8.6%
2993 Keokuk 10,343 -9.0%
3022 Pella 10,225 2.7%
3038 Waverly 10,126 12.8%
3066 Le Mars 9,967 7.8%
3088 Carroll 9,874 -1.9%
3089 Pleasant Hill 9,873 88.0%
3256 Grinnell 9,027 -0.8%
3408 Mount Pleasant 8,497 -2.6%
3447 Denison 8,362 13.9%
3625 Creston 7,839 3.5%
3650 Webster City 7,787 -4.6%
3678 Decorah 7,701 -5.6%
3720 Sioux Center 7,579 24.7%
3725 Clear Lake 7,562 -7.5%
3738 Perry 7,517 -2.0%
3773 Washington 7,395 4.7%
3779 Charles City 7,373 -5.3%
3790 Hiawatha 7,353 12.7%
3849 Knoxville 7,181 -7.2%
3976 Nevada 6,777 1.3%
4012 Atlantic 6,689 -7.7%
4064 Eldridge 6,543 55.0%
4187 Bondurant 6,178 230.1%
4200 Orange City 6,141 9.0%
4239 Independence 6,050 -0.1%
4276 Oelwein 5,960 -10.7%
4296 Maquoketa 5,920 -3.5%
4351 Estherville 5,793 -12.4%
4427 Asbury 5,586 124.9%
4483 Algona 5,468 -4.6%
4492 Centerville 5,446 -7.8%
4506 Red Oak 5,415 -12.8%
4517 Anamosa 5,391 -2.0%
4545 Clarinda 5,334 -5.9%
4556 Glenwood 5,312 -1.5%
4579 Winterset 5,276 10.8%
4606 DeWitt 5,218
4655 Vinton 5,114 0.1%
4668 Spirit Lake 5,096 19.2%
4682 Osceola 5,076 6.4%
4686 Sheldon 5,067 0.9%
4699 Iowa Falls 5,048 -2.8%
4715 Manchester 5,016 -4.9%
4749 Windsor Heights 4,953 3.7%
4774 Shenandoah 4,909 -11.1%
4777 Cherokee 4,905 -8.3%
4800 Harlan 4,881 -7.6%
4854 Evansdale 4,763 5.3%
4893 Sergeant Bluff 4,706 40.8%
4928 Polk City 4,646 97.7%
4955 Humboldt 4,597 3.1%
5052 Mount Vernon 4,435 16.0%
5088 Adel 4,386 26.8%
5146 Camanche 4,305 2.2%
5199 Carlisle 4,238 18.0%
5200 Hampton 4,237 0.6%
5211 Dyersville 4,220 4.1%
5257 Jefferson 4,150 -10.0%
5278 Chariton 4,122 -10.0%
5300 Forest City 4,091 -6.9%
5394 Le Claire 3,969 35.5%
5465 Monticello 3,871 6.1%
5527 Carter Lake 3,787 16.4%
5533 Huxley 3,782 61.8%
5537 Cresco 3,776 -3.1%
5542 Emmetsburg 3,771 -3.3%
5548 Albia 3,762 0.0%
5554 West Liberty 3,755 12.0%
5558 Rock Valley 3,746 30.2%
5589 Waukon 3,697 -10.4%
5687 Osage 3,574 3.3%
5768 Robins 3,470 87.9%
5800 Eagle Grove 3,428 -7.5%
5816 New Hampton 3,413 -7.4%
5833 Story City 3,396 4.7%
5863 Tiffin 3,361 207.2%
6005 Tipton 3,218 1.6%
6075 Williamsburg 3,139 18.5%
6185 Garner 3,052 4.1%
6206 Milford 3,025 21.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 6,050 4,239
2016 6,018 4,243
2015 6,028 4,227
2014 5,986 4,235
2013 5,968 4,220
2012 5,967 4,204
2011 5,938 4,204
2010 5,966 4,176
2009 6,074 4,095
2008 6,104 4,066
2007 6,097 4,052
2006 6,061 4,053
2005 6,005 4,041
2004 5,989 4,025
2003 5,966 4,014
2002 5,961 3,997
2001 6,022 3,953
2000 6,061 3,924
1990 6,074 3,562