KS

National Population : 333,590,059
Kansas State Population : 2,897,859

About Independence, KS

Independence, KS is located in Montgomery County in the state of Kansas.

The total City Population for Independence is about 8,931 with about 428 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 13,556.

The Average Home Value is $91,100.00, which is roughly 14% lower than the Average Home Value of $105,672.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 52% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $46,787.00, which is roughly 14% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,472.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 19% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Independence is about 4.3%.

Kansas is ranked #46 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 21.44 out of 100.

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Voting

Montgomery County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 67.5% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 73.97%
Democratic: 24.04%
Libertarian: 1.99%


Nearby Locations

Liberty, KS (7.71 mi.)
Cherryvale, KS (9.33 mi.)
Elk City, KS (11.68 mi.)
Coffeyville, KS (13.63 mi.)
Neodesha, KS (14.10 mi.)
Mound Valley, KS (14.58 mi.)
Havana, KS (15.45 mi.)
Dennis, KS (17.69 mi.)
Niotaze, KS (18.71 mi.)
Caney, KS (18.89 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 67301
Latitude : 37.254588
Longitude : -95.783237
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 791 ft.
Area Code(s) : 620

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.41
Male Population Estimate : 49.24%
Female Population Estimate : 50.76%
Median Age : 39.1
Male Median Age : 36.6
Female Median Age : 41.2

White Population Estimate : 89.96%
Black Population Estimate : 6.98%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.28%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.11%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Indian Population Estimate : 3.59%
Other Population Estimate : 2.55%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Independence specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Montgomery County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Montgomery County: About 575 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Montgomery County is about 30% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 50% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.