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Independence is 13th in Ohio out of 282 other cities in Home ownership rate

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Independence Rank Ohio US
Current population (2012) 7,136 207th 11,544,225 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.5 105th 40,860.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 747.7 265th 282.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Independence Rank Ohio US
Residents younger than 5 4.3% 264th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.9% 162nd 23.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.5% 35th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Independence Rank Ohio US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.4% 113th 87.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.0% 71st 24.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Independence Rank Ohio US
Race - White 96.6% 33rd 83.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.4% 268th 12.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 236th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.9% 79th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 99th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.8% 271st 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.1% 249th 3.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.8% 30th 80.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Independence Rank Ohio US
Female residents 51.5% 200th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.7% 137th 3.9% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Independence Rank Ohio US
Housing units 2,868 243rd 5,133,446 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 0.2% 280th 22.9% 25.9%
Households 2,725 232nd 4,554,007 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 92.1% 13th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $224,300 29th $135,600 $186,200
People per household 2.6 45th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Independence Rank Ohio US
Income per capita $33,172 58th $25,618 $27,915
Income per household $71,451 51st $48,071 $52,762
Income below poverty line 3.5% 257th 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Independence Rank Ohio US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,458 108th 897,939 27,092,908
Retail sales $127,362 185th $138,816,008 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,735 80th $12,049 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $88,486 24th $17,779,905 $613,795,732

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