The unemployment rate in Independence is 2.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Independence jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Independence's cost of living is 19.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Independence, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Buchanan county flipped Republican in the last Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats
Independence's population is 6,013 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.4%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Independence is $120,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%. Check out the homes in the area
Independence public schools spend $24,505 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Independence. More Education