Latest Data (2017)
Population 3,790
Nationwide Rank 5524

Quick Facts

Independence, Minnesota is the 5,524th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Independence, Minnesota is a city.

Independence, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Independence had its largest population ever.

Independence, Minnesota is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5514 Highland Beach, Florida 3,800 0.6%
5515 Ridgway, Pennsylvania 3,800 -16.9%
5516 Lansford, Pennsylvania 3,798 -10.1%
5517 North Hudson, Wisconsin 3,798 8.3%
5518 Harrisburg, Oregon 3,797 36.4%
5519 Roosevelt Park, Michigan 3,797 -2.2%
5520 Gentry, Arkansas 3,795 50.8%
5521 Kittanning, Pennsylvania 3,795 -20.5%
5522 North Muskegon, Michigan 3,795 -5.9%
5523 Shavano Park, Texas 3,793 57.7%
5524 Independence, Minnesota 3,790 15.9%
5525 Lake Park, North Carolina 3,790 77.1%
5526 Leo-Cedarville, Indiana 3,789 35.6%
5527 Carter Lake, Iowa 3,787 16.4%
5528 Indian Head Park, Illinois 3,787 2.8%
5529 South Russell, Ohio 3,786 -5.1%
5530 Irwin, Pennsylvania 3,784 -13.1%
5531 Carefree, Arizona 3,783 27.8%
5532 Hesston, Kansas 3,782 5.2%
5533 Huxley, Iowa 3,782 61.8%
5534 Franklinton, Louisiana 3,781 3.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3751 Waite Park 7,481 11.8%
3771 Albertville 7,403 100.0%
3868 St. Joseph 7,126 43.9%
3870 Belle Plaine 7,119 84.5%
4029 Litchfield 6,630 0.7%
4083 Spring Lake Park 6,502 -3.7%
4101 Medina 6,460 60.1%
4120 Kasson 6,387 41.6%
4167 Jordan 6,255 58.0%
4207 Stewartville 6,119 12.1%
4238 Delano 6,059 51.9%
4260 International Falls 5,992 -10.1%
4302 Corcoran 5,912 4.7%
4353 Dayton 5,791 22.6%
4379 Isanti 5,721 135.3%
4405 Zimmerman 5,654 93.7%
4425 Falcon Heights 5,592 -0.1%
4469 Glencoe 5,502 0.8%
4501 Byron 5,426 52.9%
4516 St. Paul Park 5,392 5.8%
4566 Morris 5,297 -0.7%
4611 North Oaks 5,207 32.8%
4641 Montevideo 5,133 -6.7%
4657 Chisago City 5,109 32.4%
4658 Lake City 5,109 0.7%
4710 La Crescent 5,028 1.7%
4725 Redwood Falls 4,990 -9.1%
4734 Circle Pines 4,978 6.6%
4770 Oak Park Heights 4,918 30.7%
4771 Chisholm 4,916 -0.8%
4812 Carver 4,861 267.1%
4823 Becker 4,840 77.4%
4881 Elko New Market 4,716 452.8%
4899 Nowthen 4,699 31.1%
4911 Princeton 4,676 17.0%
4945 Luverne 4,619 0.2%
4962 Wayzata 4,586 11.5%
4995 Lindstrom 4,532 44.7%
5020 Rockford 4,488 25.1%
5058 Windom 4,431 -1.6%
5071 Dilworth 4,415 45.3%
5084 St. James 4,402 -5.5%
5089 Watertown 4,386 40.2%
5091 Sauk Centre 4,379 10.8%
5258 Grant 4,149 2.6%
5264 Rice Lake 4,145
5283 Scandia 4,120 11.3%
5288 Goodview 4,109 11.2%
5290 Cold Spring 4,108 24.1%
5312 Wadena 4,075 -5.0%
5318 Columbus 4,065 2.4%
5320 Cannon Falls 4,063 3.3%
5340 Pipestone 4,034 -7.6%
5348 Park Rapids 4,021 16.9%
5353 Centerville 4,009 23.6%
5355 Le Sueur 4,009 1.1%
5371 Lonsdale 3,992 161.9%
5430 Deephaven 3,911 1.5%
5524 Independence 3,790 15.9%
5553 St. Charles 3,757 12.9%
5564 Bayport 3,735 17.9%
5574 Norwood Young America 3,723 19.0%
5595 St. Augusta 3,686 36.7%
5644 Eveleth 3,622 -6.1%
5647 Melrose 3,618 16.5%
5685 Newport 3,577 -3.7%
5732 Two Harbors 3,517 -2.8%
5767 Mora 3,470 3.5%
5781 Hanover 3,456 145.2%
5808 Perham 3,421 32.8%
5819 Zumbrota 3,409 20.6%
5825 Sleepy Eye 3,404 -6.6%
5839 Ely 3,387 -9.0%
5851 Annandale 3,370 25.2%
5855 Pine Island 3,366 36.7%
5894 Long Prairie 3,324 9.7%
5932 Plainview 3,291 3.0%
6000 Breckenridge 3,224 -9.1%
6001 Jackson 3,221 -7.8%
6047 Montrose 3,168 153.0%
6061 Rush City 3,156 48.0%
6080 Blue Earth 3,135 -13.2%
6134 Benson 3,091 -8.7%
6137 Pine City 3,090 0.1%
6177 Proctor 3,058 7.3%
6199 Eagle Lake 3,030 65.9%
6216 Afton 3,010 5.6%
6231 Greenfield 2,992 16.2%
6273 Staples 2,955 -5.8%
6276 Montgomery 2,950 5.3%
6333 Milaca 2,890 12.2%
6365 Mountain Iron 2,863 -5.0%
6423 Moose Lake 2,798 24.9%
6436 Chatfield 2,783 15.2%
6461 Osseo 2,768 13.8%
6484 Caledonia 2,752 -7.1%
6501 Cokato 2,739 0.2%
6509 Granite Falls 2,734 -12.6%
6525 Dodge Center 2,722 21.1%
6529 Cohasset 2,719 9.5%
6558 Albany 2,695 42.5%
6562 Roseau 2,693 -1.9%
6632 Foley 2,634 22.0%
6638 Sandstone 2,631 9.6%
6692 Barnesville 2,583 18.2%
6748 Rockville 2,539 5.2%
6760 Lauderdale 2,528 5.8%
6763 Glenwood 2,527 -2.5%
6798 Paynesville 2,494 8.7%
6803 Lake Crystal 2,493 2.9%
6824 Wabasha 2,481 -4.6%
6832 Le Center 2,473 8.9%
6843 Pelican Rapids 2,466 4.4%
6898 Spring Valley 2,421 -4.0%
6944 St. Bonifacius 2,388 24.8%
6954 Breezy Point 2,381 139.2%
6999 Olivia 2,350 -8.4%
7010 Crosby 2,344 2.0%
7065 Excelsior 2,307 -3.4%
7083 Pequot Lakes 2,300 27.7%
7103 Winsted 2,289 8.2%
7153 Janesville 2,259 5.9%
7161 Crosslake 2,251 18.2%
7176 Madelia 2,239 -4.0%
7197 Gaylord 2,223 -2.7%
7237 Wells 2,195 -16.0%
7245 Hawley 2,190 16.4%
7299 Arlington 2,153 5.0%
7348 Maple Lake 2,126 29.9%
7428 Mayer 2,089 251.6%
7482 Mountain Lake 2,061 -1.0%
7489 Tracy 2,056 -9.3%
7491 Howard Lake 2,054 10.4%
7526 Lexington 2,037 -5.0%
7533 Nisswa 2,034 3.9%
7555 Springfield 2,022 -8.6%
7557 Slayton 2,021 -2.6%
7566 Aitkin 2,016 -0.6%
7569 Eyota 2,015 22.4%
7635 Blooming Prairie 1,981 1.9%
7639 Hoyt Lakes 1,978 -4.9%
7655 Coleraine 1,970 78.1%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 3,790 5,524
2016 3,740 5,551
2015 3,741 5,531
2014 3,707 5,547
2013 3,645 5,581
2012 3,610 5,588
2011 3,561 5,627
2010 3,504 5,655
2009 3,632 5,475
2008 3,583 5,498
2007 3,554 5,506
2006 3,545 5,486
2005 3,514 5,475
2004 3,517 5,462
2003 3,501 5,464
2002 3,446 5,496
2001 3,400 5,521
2000 3,269 5,619
1990 2,785 5,742