Latest Data (2017)
Population 117,306
Nationwide Rank 238

Quick Facts

Independence, Missouri is the 238th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Independence, Missouri is a city.

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

Independence, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Independence, Missouri Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
228 Abilene, Texas 121,885 5.1%
229 Columbia, Missouri 121,717 41.5%
230 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,477 5.9%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 121,283 13.7%
232 Pearland, Texas 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 119,114 4.9%
234 Wilmington, North Carolina 119,045 32.6%
235 Evansville, Indiana 118,930 -1.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 118,807 16.1%
237 Provo, Utah 117,335 11.0%
238 Independence, Missouri 117,306 3.2%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,986 -1.9%
240 Odessa, Texas 116,861 29.0%
241 Richardson, Texas 116,783 26.5%
242 Fairfield, California 116,266 20.0%
243 El Monte, California 116,109 0.0%
244 Rochester, Minnesota 115,733 29.4%
245 Clearwater, Florida 115,513 5.4%
246 Carlsbad, California 115,330 45.2%
247 Springfield, Illinois 114,868 2.3%
248 Temecula, California 114,327 66.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
155 Springfield 167,376 9.9%
229 Columbia 121,717 41.5%
238 Independence 117,306 3.2%
318 Lee's Summit 97,290 37.0%
378 O'Fallon 87,597 72.0%
457 St. Joseph 76,442 3.1%
511 St. Charles 70,329 15.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 117,306 238
2016 117,030 237
2015 117,255 233
2014 117,494 231
2013 117,240 227
2012 117,270 226
2011 116,860 225
2010 116,830 219
2009 121,180 207
2008 121,212 200
2007 120,942 200
2006 119,828 199
2005 118,967 198
2004 117,921 198
2003 116,704 201
2002 115,423 200
2001 114,459 200
2000 113,581 199
1990 112,402 167