Latest Data (2017)
Population 8,729
Nationwide Rank 3347

Quick Facts

Independence, Kansas is the 3,347th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Independence, Kansas is a city.

Independence, Kansas is currently 13.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Independence, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Independence, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3337 Thomaston, Georgia 8,755 -7.0%
3338 Oxford, North Carolina 8,752 3.9%
3339 Palm Beach, Florida 8,751 -9.5%
3340 Pineville, North Carolina 8,746 44.5%
3341 Swissvale, Pennsylvania 8,746 -9.0%
3342 Riverside, Illinois 8,742 -1.5%
3343 Harrisburg, Illinois 8,737 -11.3%
3344 Oak Grove, Minnesota 8,735 25.8%
3345 Audubon, New Jersey 8,733 -4.7%
3346 Southside, Alabama 8,731 23.6%
3347 Independence, Kansas 8,729 -11.1%
3348 Ivins, Utah 8,726 87.7%
3349 Montvale, New Jersey 8,724 23.6%
3350 Fitzgerald, Georgia 8,721 -3.5%
3351 Edgewood, Kentucky 8,720 -7.1%
3352 Heath, Texas 8,720 89.5%
3353 Lake Villa, Illinois 8,716 40.8%
3354 Clarendon Hills, Illinois 8,712 10.8%
3355 Lapeer, Michigan 8,712 -5.3%
3356 Cortez, Colorado 8,709 8.7%
3357 Kirby, Texas 8,705 0.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2244 Great Bend 15,344 0.0%
2493 McPherson 13,201 -4.2%
2505 Andover 13,111 84.6%
2521 El Dorado 12,993 1.1%
2631 Ottawa 12,342 2.9%
2669 Winfield 12,104 -0.8%
2693 Lansing 11,947 23.5%
2708 Arkansas City 11,866 -0.8%
2812 Haysville 11,278 28.8%
2825 Merriam 11,212 1.8%
2925 Atchison 10,636 -0.3%
3120 Parsons 9,761 -14.9%
3167 Coffeyville 9,481 -14.0%
3180 Mission 9,409 -6.0%
3187 Augusta 9,389 10.4%
3253 Chanute 9,054 -3.6%
3347 Independence 8,729 -11.1%
3604 Bel Aire 7,914 30.4%
3633 Wellington 7,822 -9.6%
3638 Fort Scott 7,813 -5.8%
3651 Bonner Springs 7,784 14.8%
3670 Park City 7,729 24.2%
3812 Valley Center 7,300 30.1%
3978 Roeland Park 6,772 -5.9%
3986 Pratt 6,748 2.9%
4035 Spring Hill 6,618 125.4%
4123 Abilene 6,380 -2.6%
4130 Mulvane 6,359 22.1%
4148 Eudora 6,329 45.2%
4212 De Soto 6,107 32.7%
4254 Basehor 6,015 156.9%
4303 Ulysses 5,912 -0.7%
4432 Paola 5,580 10.4%
4494 Tonganoxie 5,444 94.7%
4532 Colby 5,361 -1.5%
4535 Iola 5,354 -15.0%
4666 Concordia 5,099 -10.3%
4867 Goddard 4,746 123.9%
4897 Wamego 4,703 10.3%
4930 Baldwin City 4,644 31.8%
4976 Maize 4,557 85.4%
5012 Edwardsville 4,498 7.2%
5022 Louisburg 4,487 70.0%
5037 Russell 4,463 -4.7%
5074 Goodland 4,411 -10.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 8,729 3,347
2016 8,799 3,305
2015 8,958 3,258
2014 9,162 3,194
2013 9,230 3,175
2012 9,242 3,150
2011 9,323 3,122
2010 9,483 3,069
2009 9,198 3,092
2008 9,202 3,078
2007 9,236 3,055
2006 9,194 3,036
2005 9,180 3,020
2004 9,273 2,980
2003 9,331 2,948
2002 9,491 2,887
2001 9,675 2,831
2000 9,828 2,784
1990 10,096 2,425