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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Independence is 6.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Independence jobs have Decreased by 4.16 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Independence's cost of living is 24.00% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Independence's population is 8,958 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -9.90 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Independence is $66,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 24.93%.
    SCHOOLS
    Independence public schools spend $10,222 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Independence.

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  11/26/2006
Low crime

I did not and would not move here by choice,Uncle Sam moved me here temporarily. Crime rate is low but there is no economy. Walmart is the biggest employer and the only... (Read More)

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  11/26/2006
Government Move

Did not move here by choice and would not live here by... (Read More)

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  7/30/2006
Schools

The schools in independence are adequate but nothing special. I beleive the taxes are too high and that the schools are not seening enough of the tax money to keep them... (Read More)

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