Independence Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Independence: Town in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States

About

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.

Independence Quick Facts

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 : 15:35:22 (18th May 2022)
Density : 307 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 13.19% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Independence is located at 30°38'8"N 90°30'12"W (30.6355100, -90.5033500).

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Demographics

The population of Independence increased by 13.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,665 - census
2011 1,760 5.4% estimation process
2012 1,770 0.56% estimation process
2013 1,792 1.23% estimation process
2014 1,812 1.1% estimation process
2015 1,835 1.25% estimation process
2016 1,861 1.4% estimation process
2017 1,881 1.06% estimation process
2018 1,894 0.69% estimation process
2019 1,893 -0.05% estimation process
2020 1,918 1.3% estimation process

Demographic Facts

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%

Independence zip code is 70443. County name: Tangipahoa, County fips: 22105

Independence, Uncle Sam

Economic Facts

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)

People born in Independence, including movie actress Lexi Belle, football player Alan Ricard, football player Byron Ross, .

List

  • 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

Code Name City ZIP
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

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Independence, LA

Code Name Address Type
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

Other places with the same name (14)

Other cities in Tangipahoa Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Tangipahoa Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
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