Statewide Claims to Fame

Independence is 7th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in People per household

Independence is 8th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Foreign born residents

Independence is 8th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Independence is 8th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Independence is 8th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Independence is 15th in Oregon out of 97 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Independence, Oregon Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Independence Rank Oregon US
Current population (2012) 8,650 57th 3,899,353 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.7 76th 95,988.0 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,145.4 45th 39.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Independence Rank Oregon US
Residents younger than 5 9.1% 8th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.5% 8th 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.7% 86th 14.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Independence Rank Oregon US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.0% 88th 88.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.6% 60th 29.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Independence Rank Oregon US
Race - White 73.3% 83rd 88.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.4% 82nd 2.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.8% 15th 1.8% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.2% 62nd 4.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 51st 0.4% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.1% 24th 3.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 35.3% 8th 12.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 59.4% 88th 77.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Independence Rank Oregon US
Female residents 49.6% 89th 50.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 18.4% 8th 9.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Independence Rank Oregon US
Housing units 3,168 78th 1,684,193 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 26.0% 43rd 23.3% 25.9%
Households 2,816 82nd 1,509,554 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.6% 27th 63.1% 66.1%
Home median value $171,800 78th $252,600 $186,200
People per household 3.0 7th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Independence Rank Oregon US
Income per capita $18,780 85th $26,561 $27,915
Income per household $48,816 45th $49,850 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.5% 22nd 14.8% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Independence Rank Oregon US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 515 79th 348,154 27,092,908
Retail sales $57,539 73rd $50,370,919 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,352 61st $13,494 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,487 69th $7,555,764 $613,795,732

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