Independence, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Independence: Town in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States
Independence is a town located in the county of Tangipahoa Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,665 and a population density of 266 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,918 inhabitants.
Quick Facts about Independence
|Population :||1,918 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Louisiana (United States)|
|County :||Tangipahoa Parish|
|Postal code :||70443|
|Phone Area Codes :||985|
|Area :||6.25 km2|
|Altitude :||89 feet / 27.1 meters|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||14:52:12 (28th January 2023)|
|Density :||307 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||13.19% (2010-2020)|
Independence is located at 30°38'8"N 90°30'12"W (30.6355100, -90.5033500).
- Official Website
Official website of Independence
The population of Independence increased by 13.19% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||27,947|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||16,461|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||69.8%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||27,577|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||14,698|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||9.5%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||30.1%|
|People over 65 (%) :||6.1%|
|Female persons, % :||53.2%|
|White only, percent :||72.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||15.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||0.2%|
|Asians alone % :||1.9%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.1%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||6.1%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||32.0%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||48.7%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||1,749|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||8.5%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||83.7%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||83.7%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$194,000|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$1,628|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$665|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$1,544|
|2015-2019 Households :||7,561|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||3.35|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||84.9%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||20.4%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||98.0%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||92.6%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||91.8%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||26.0%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||9.8%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||6.6%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||77.4%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||71.1%|
|Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) :||19,901|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||150,478|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$8,019|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||31.8|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$78,942|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$29,037|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||8.0%|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||1,343|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||742|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||514|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||328|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||963|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||97|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||1,220|
|2010 population per square mile :||1,897.7|
|2010 land area in square miles :||7.75|
People born in Independence (13)
- Clif Richardson (American politician) he was born in 30/05/1944
- Donald Dykes (American football player) he was born in 24/08/1955
- LaBrandon Toefield (Player of American football) he was born in 24/09/1980
- Nick Bruno (American academic) he was born in 04/06/1951
- Steven Jyles (American player of Canadian football) he was born in 25/09/1982
- Frank Lockett (American football player) he was born in 01/06/1957
- Harry Wilson (Louisiana politician (1869-1948)) he was born in 05/05/1869
- P. J. Franklin (American football wide receiver) he was born in 28/09/1977
- Curtis Muhammad (American civil rights activist (b. 1943)) he was born in 01/01/1943
- Al Dennis he was born in 24/06/1951
Schools in Independence
College & universities near Independence, LA
|160612||Southeastern Louisiana University||Hammond (LA)||70402|
|447962||Compass Career College||Hammond (LA)||70403|
|160409||Saint Joseph Seminary College||St. Benedict (LA)||70457|
|160320||Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute-Covington||Covington (LA)||70433|
|402563||Delta College Inc||Covington (LA)||70433-8947|
Amtrak & bus stations near Independence, LA
|HMD||Hammond||404 N.E. Railroad Ave.||RAIL|
|BTR||Baton Rouge, Louisiana||1253 Florida St.||BUS|
|MCB||McComb||114 Northeast Railroad Ave.||RAIL|
|PIC||Picayune||US 11 at Tate Street||RAIL|
|SDL||Slidell||1827 Front Street||RAIL|
Post offices near Independence
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Independen Post Office||Independence (LA)||70443|
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Other cities in Tangipahoa Parish
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Tangipahoa Parish , LA.
|Hammond||21,359||City in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States|
|Ponchatoula||7,545||City in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States|
|Amite||4,640||Town in Louisiana|
|Natalbany||2,984||City in Louisiana, United States of America|
|Kentwood||2,452||Town of the United States|
|Roseland||1,279||City in Louisiana, United States of America|
|Tangipahoa||865||Village in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States|
|Tickfaw||780||City in Louisiana, United States of America|
Distance to Other Cities
Independence distances to largest Louisiana cities