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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Independence, Missouri is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Independence, Missouri is more expensive.

Independence, Missouri cost of living is 83.90.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGIndependence, MissouriUnited States
  Overall  84100
  Grocery  98.7100
  Health  96100
  Housing  49100
  Utilities  110100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  102100

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  10/1/2014
GLACIAL ARTESIAN TAP WATER GETS LOW WATER QUALITY

The ice age sent glaciers sweeping south, ending at what is the edge of the Missouri River. Independence, Missouri, has artesian water straight from this glacial melt...

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  4/10/2014
Very hit or miss.

I've lived here pretty much all my life, and I have to say, I'm ready to get out. I'm not sure if the crime here has just skyrocketed over recent years, or if I was just...

 4

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  1/29/2013
Not All That Bad

Independence, Missouri is just like any other fairly large, fairly old town. A city approaching 200 years old and having nearly 120,000 residents is going to have both...

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