What is the current population of Independence?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Independence is 116,672. Independence, Missouri is the 246th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Independence?

The peak population of Independence was in 2010, when its population was 116,830. In 2010, Independence was the 219th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 246th largest city in the US. Independence is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Independence growing?

Independence has grown 2.7% since the 2000. Independence, Missouri's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Independence, Missouri in?

Parts of Independence are located within Clay County and Jackson County.

What is the population density of Independence, Missouri?

Independence has a population density of 1,506.2 people per square mile.

What is the size of Independence, Missouri in square miles?

Independence has an area of 77.6 square miles. Independence is the 4th largest city, by area, in Missouri.

What is the voting age population of Independence, Missouri?

The total voting age population of Independence, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 87,289. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

What percentage of Independence, Missouri residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 17.8% of the residents of Independence are 65 or older.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 116,672 246
2018 116,925 243
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
236 Ann Arbor, Michigan 119,980 4.6%
237 Rochester, Minnesota 118,935 33.0%
238 Cambridge, Massachusetts 118,927 16.9%
239 Sugar Land, Texas 118,488 82.5%
240 Lansing, Michigan 118,210 -0.9%
241 Evansville, Indiana 117,979 -2.7%
242 College Station, Texas 117,911 71.1%
243 Fairfield, California 117,133 20.9%
244 Clearwater, Florida 116,946 6.7%
245 Beaumont, Texas 116,825 2.9%
246 Independence, Missouri 116,672 2.7%
247 Provo, Utah 116,618 10.3%
248 West Jordan, Utah 116,480 46.5%
249 Murrieta, California 116,223 124.3%
250 Palm Bay, Florida 115,552 45.1%
251 El Monte, California 115,487 -0.6%
252 Carlsbad, California 115,382 45.2%
253 North Charleston, South Carolina 115,382 41.2%
254 Temecula, California 114,761 67.0%
255 Clovis, California 114,584 63.8%
256 Springfield, Illinois 114,230 1.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
157 Springfield 167,882 10.2%
227 Columbia 123,195 43.2%
246 Independence 116,672 2.7%
317 Lee's Summit 99,357 39.9%
379 O'Fallon 88,673 74.2%
479 St. Joseph 74,875 1.0%
510 St. Charles 71,028 17.0%

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