OR

National Population : 333,590,059
Oregon State Population : 4,027,118

About Independence, OR

Independence, OR is located in Polk County in the state of Oregon.

The total City Population for Independence is about 10,272 with about 1,380 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 11,647.

The Average Home Value is $182,000.00, which is roughly 26% lower than the Average Home Value of $247,189.00 for the state of Oregon, and roughly 4% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,758.00, which is roughly 11% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $53,414.00 for the state of Oregon, and roughly 17% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Independence is about 8.5%.

Oregon is ranked #1 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.68 out of 100.

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Voting

Polk County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a slight difference of 3.42% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 49.14%
Democratic: 47.46%
Libertarian: 2.03%
Other: 0.93%
Green: 0.44%


Nearby Locations

Monmouth, OR (5.77 mi.)
Dallas, OR (8.77 mi.)
Rickreall, OR (9.82 mi.)
Jefferson, OR (10.74 mi.)
Marion, OR (12.04 mi.)
Turner, OR (12.04 mi.)
Salem, OR (12.50 mi.)
Falls City, OR (12.75 mi.)
Keizer, OR (14.31 mi.)
Aumsville, OR (16.03 mi.)
West Stayton, OR (16.03 mi.)
Albany, OR (16.14 mi.)
Adair Village, OR (17.08 mi.)
Corvallis, OR (17.08 mi.)
Amity, OR (17.65 mi.)
Brooks, OR (17.95 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 97351
Latitude : 44.826885
Longitude : -123.160189
TimeZone : Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 143 ft.
Area Code(s) : 503

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.96
Male Population Estimate : 44.39%
Female Population Estimate : 44.11%
Median Age : 29.9
Male Median Age : 29.4
Female Median Age : 30.4

White Population Estimate : 70.03%
Black Population Estimate : 0.88%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 28.19%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.64%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.52%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.98%
Other Population Estimate : 16.42%

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 Polk County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Polk County: About 230 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Polk County is about 20% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.