Latest Data (2016)
Population 117,030
Nationwide Rank 237

Quick Facts

Independence, Missouri is the 237th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Independence, Missouri is a city.

Independence, Missouri is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 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
2000-2016
227 Round Rock, Texas 120,892 99.2%
228 Ann Arbor, Michigan 120,782 5.3%
229 Fargo, North Dakota 120,762 32.7%
230 Columbia, Missouri 120,612 40.2%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 120,443 12.9%
232 Evansville, Indiana 119,477 -1.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 118,299 4.2%
234 Odessa, Texas 117,871 30.2%
235 Wilmington, North Carolina 117,525 30.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 117,453 14.8%
237 Independence, Missouri 117,030 3.0%
238 Provo, Utah 116,868 10.6%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,020 -2.7%
240 El Monte, California 115,807 -0.3%
241 Springfield, Illinois 115,715 3.0%
242 Fairfield, California 114,756 18.5%
243 Clearwater, Florida 114,361 4.4%
244 Peoria, Illinois 114,265 1.0%
245 Rochester, Minnesota 114,011 27.5%
246 Carlsbad, California 113,952 43.4%
247 Westminster, Colorado 113,875 12.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Missouri

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
152 Springfield 167,319 9.9%
230 Columbia 120,612 40.2%
237 Independence 117,030 3.0%
320 Lee's Summit 96,076 35.3%
383 O'Fallon 86,274 69.4%
449 St. Joseph 76,472 3.2%
507 St. Charles 69,293 14.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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