The unemployment rate in Independence is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Independence jobs have decreased by 0.9%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Independence's cost of living is 31.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Montgomery county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 74.0% to 24.0%. More Voting Stats
Independence's population is 8,983 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 5.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 15.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Independence is Real Estate: $60,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.2%.
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. More Education