Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa
Independence: City in Iowa
Independence is a city located in the county of Buchanan in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,966 and a population density of 371 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,203 inhabitants.
The city was created 176 years ago in 1846.
Quick Facts about Independence
|Population :||6,203 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Iowa (United States)|
|County :||Buchanan County|
|Postal code :||50644|
|Phone Area Codes :||319|
|Area :||16.09 km2|
|Altitude :||935 feet / 285 meters|
|Capital city :||Independence is capital of Buchanan County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1847 (176 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Central Time Zone|
|Local time :||19:12:11 (7th February 2023)|
|Density :||385 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||3.82% (2010-2020)|
Independence is located at 42°28'7"N 91°53'22"W (42.4686000, -91.8893400).
- Official Website
Official website of Independence
The population of Independence increased by 3.82% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||5,220|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||5,314|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||-1.8%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||5,423|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||5,300|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||6.1%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||17.2%|
|People over 65 (%) :||23.8%|
|Female persons, % :||56.5%|
|White only, percent :||90.1%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||3.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||0.7%|
|Asians alone % :||3.0%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.0%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||2.5%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||1.8%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||89.2%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||305|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||6.3%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||65.2%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||65.2%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$170,800|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$1,441|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$674|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$986|
|2015-2019 Households :||2,415|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||2.09|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||86.5%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||5.6%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||95.5%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||90.9%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||98.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||61.3%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||3.1%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||3.2%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||67.1%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||62.8%|
|Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) :||73,338|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||409,903|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$77,677|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||18.5|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$71,625|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$41,837|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||9.6%|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||1,071|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||652|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||153|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||59|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||841|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||172|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||721|
|2010 population per square mile :||4,205.8|
|2010 land area in square miles :||1.26|
Other Places in Independence
1 Independence City Hall
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People born in Independence (14)
- George Cobb (American baseball player) he was born in 25/09/1865
- Louis Bowem Lawton (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 13/03/1872
- Ulysses Prentiss Hedrick (American botanist (1870-1951)) he was born in 01/01/1870
- Murray Joslin (American engineer) he was born in 21/11/1901
- Howard D. Taylor (American politician) he was born in 08/03/1878
- Hubert Allison Allen (American general who served during World War I) he was born in 04/04/1872
- Craig Johnson (politician) he was born in 16/09/1963
- Tracy Campbell Dickson he was born in 01/01/1868
- Hanson Edward Ely (United States Army general) he was born in 23/11/1867
- Winifred Gregory Gerould (American librarian (1885-1955)) she was born in 01/01/1885
- Samuel Wood Geiser (American biologist and historian) he was born in 11/06/1890
Schools in Independence
College & universities near Independence, IA
|153445||Hawkeye Community College||Waterloo (IA)||50701|
|152798||Allen College||Waterloo (IA)||50703-1999|
|154493||Upper Iowa University||Fayette (IA)||52142-1857|
|153746||La James International College-Cedar Falls||Cedar Falls (IA)||50613|
|154545||The Salon Professional Academy-Cedar Falls||Cedar Falls (IA)||50613|
Post offices near Independence
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Independen Post Office||Independence (IA)||50644|
|Rowley Post Office||Rowley (IA)||52329|
|Quasqueton Post Office||Quasqueton (IA)||52326|
|Winthr Post Office||Winthrop (IA)||50682|
|Jesu Post Office||Jesup (IA)||50648|
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Other cities in Buchanan County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buchanan County , IA.
|Jesup||2,711||City in the United States|
|Fairbank||1,132||City in Iowa, United States of America|
|Winthrop||848||City in Iowa, United States|
|Hazleton||841||Township in Buchanan County, Iowa|
|Quasqueton||565||City in Buchanan County, Iowa, United States|
|Lamont||456||City in Buchanan County, Iowa, United States|
|Brandon||320||City in Iowa|
|Rowley||268||Human settlement in Buchanan County, Iowa, United States of America|
|Aurora||162||City in Buchanan County, Iowa, United States|
|Stanley||120||City in Iowa|
Distance to Other Cities
Independence distances to largest Iowa cities