Independence, Minnesota 

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Population

3,726

+8.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$109,375

Median Home Price

$477,200

Best Places to Live in Independence, Minnesota

Regional-center complex/Capital city - Southeast Minnesota along upper Mississippi River, 20 miles west of Wisconsin border
Pros
-Education
-Attractive downtown
-Attractive neighborhoods
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Independence
 $389,990 
9470 Roy Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2072 SqFt
 $599,000 
8700 Grace Ln
Bed 6 | Bath 5 | 4425 SqFt
 $599,999 
2389 Nelson Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3150 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metro Area

The “twin cities” serve as a regional center for the upper Midwest and northern Great Plains. The fully cosmopolitan area is a balanced industrial, commercial, educational, and cultural center, and functions much as one city. The area is one of the most economically diverse in the country, serving as headquarters to large firms in agriculture, food, banking, technology, retailing, healthcare, and transportation. A few of the well-known companies include General Mills, 3M, US Bancorp, United Healthcare, and retailers Target and Best Buy. Job growth is still fairly modest, but overall, the Twin Cities have have a strong and prosperous feel.


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City: Independence
Zip Codes: 55359
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 838 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Independence is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Independence jobs have increased by 1.80%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Independence's cost of living is 52.10% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Independence's Cost of Living

VOTING
Hennepin county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Independence's population is 3,726 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.76%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Independence is $477,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.75%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Independence public schools spend $10,117 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.1 students per teacher in Independence. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN INDEPENDENCE
$389,990
9470 Roy Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$599,000
8700 Grace Ln
Bed 6 | Bath 5

$599,999
2389 Nelson Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$569,900
6825 Owen St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$199,900
115 Railway St E
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$399,900
4881 Independence St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$795,000
7616 Erick St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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