Latest Data (2018)
Population 6,073
Nationwide Rank 4247

Quick Facts

Independence, Iowa is the 4,247th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Independence, Iowa is a city.

Independence, Iowa is currently 0.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Independence, Iowa's growth is about average. 57% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Independence, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4237 Orange City, Iowa 6,107 8.4%
4238 Bridgewater, Virginia 6,106 17.6%
4239 South Williamsport, Pennsylvania 6,103 -4.6%
4240 Corcoran, Minnesota 6,101 8.1%
4241 Ontario, Ohio 6,085 14.6%
4242 Portland, Indiana 6,085 -4.9%
4243 Franklin, Pennsylvania 6,078 1281.3%
4244 Milan, Michigan 6,076 26.6%
4245 Pass Christian, Mississippi 6,075 -7.7%
4246 Chillicothe, Illinois 6,073 1.6%
4247 Independence, Iowa 6,073 0.1%
4248 Larchmont, New York 6,069 -6.5%
4249 Charles Town, West Virginia 6,064 96.6%
4250 Munford, Tennessee 6,060 22.0%
4251 Mount Healthy, Ohio 6,057 -3.9%
4252 Watchung, New Jersey 6,055 24.3%
4253 Metropolis, Illinois 6,047 -7.9%
4254 Rushville, Indiana 6,046 -8.5%
4255 Childress, Texas 6,045 -10.8%
4256 Pea Ridge, Arkansas 6,045 138.4%
4257 Willard, Ohio 6,044 -11.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2786 Norwalk 11,517 63.2%
2804 Oskaloosa 11,426 3.9%
2868 Spencer 11,031 -2.6%
2974 Fort Madison 10,468 -10.0%
2977 Storm Lake 10,458 4.0%
2989 Fairfield 10,414 8.5%
3009 Pella 10,335 3.9%
3024 Keokuk 10,274 -9.6%
3054 Waverly 10,153 13.1%
3069 Pleasant Hill 10,064 91.6%
3087 Le Mars 9,996 8.1%
3123 Carroll 9,812 -2.5%
3210 Grinnell 9,320 2.4%
3354 Mount Pleasant 8,737 0.1%
3448 Denison 8,406 14.5%
3672 Creston 7,788 2.8%
3687 Webster City 7,723 -5.4%
3725 Sioux Center 7,614 25.3%
3732 Decorah 7,594 -7.0%
3734 Clear Lake 7,578 -7.3%
3770 Perry 7,456 -2.8%
3790 Hiawatha 7,393 13.3%
3797 Charles City 7,369 -5.4%
3814 Washington 7,309 3.4%
3853 Knoxville 7,204 -6.9%
3971 Eldridge 6,813 61.4%
3997 Nevada 6,751 0.9%
4039 Bondurant 6,646 255.2%
4068 Atlantic 6,577 -9.3%
4237 Orange City 6,107 8.4%
4247 Independence 6,073 0.1%
4266 Maquoketa 5,998 -2.2%
4288 Oelwein 5,942 -11.0%
4404 Estherville 5,686 -14.1%
4413 Asbury 5,665 128.1%
4479 Anamosa 5,507 0.0%
4494 Centerville 5,478 -7.2%
4519 Algona 5,428 -5.3%
4546 Clarinda 5,376 -5.2%
4560 Red Oak 5,333 -14.2%
4568 Winterset 5,318 11.7%
4570 Glenwood 5,316 -1.4%
4630 Osceola 5,193 8.8%
4643 DeWitt 5,169
4665 Sheldon 5,110 1.8%
4676 Vinton 5,093 -0.2%
4692 Spirit Lake 5,070 18.6%
4712 Iowa Falls 5,036 -3.0%
4738 Manchester 4,982 -5.5%
4759 Adel 4,954 43.2%
4785 Sergeant Bluff 4,913 47.0%
4797 Cherokee 4,900 -8.4%
4800 Windsor Heights 4,898 2.6%
4806 Shenandoah 4,890 -11.4%
4848 Harlan 4,827 -8.6%
4857 Polk City 4,809 104.7%
4881 Evansdale 4,757 5.1%
4975 Humboldt 4,589 2.9%
5060 Mount Vernon 4,454 16.5%
5131 Camanche 4,353 3.3%
5182 Carlisle 4,282 19.3%
5219 Hampton 4,236 0.6%
5223 Dyersville 4,225 4.3%
5250 Chariton 4,172 -9.0%
5269 Jefferson 4,148 -10.0%
5342 Forest City 4,047 -7.9%
5399 Le Claire 3,970 35.5%
5467 Monticello 3,885 6.4%
5476 Huxley 3,867 65.4%
5538 West Liberty 3,794 13.2%
5546 Carter Lake 3,784 16.3%
5552 Rock Valley 3,775 31.3%
5564 Cresco 3,754 -3.7%
5580 Albia 3,731 -0.7%
5587 Emmetsburg 3,713 -4.8%
5613 Waukon 3,683 -10.7%
5621 Tiffin 3,670 235.4%
5721 Osage 3,547 2.6%
5765 Robins 3,492 89.1%
5830 Eagle Grove 3,417 -7.7%
5846 New Hampton 3,394 -7.9%
5865 Story City 3,370 3.9%
6009 Tipton 3,223 1.8%
6086 Williamsburg 3,149 18.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 6,073 4,247
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