Independence, Minnesota

Independence: City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

About

Independence is a city located in the county of Hennepin in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,504 and a population density of 39 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,786 inhabitants.

Independence locator map
Location of Independence on Minnesota map.

Quick Facts about Independence

Population : 3,786 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Hennepin County
Phone Area Codes : 763
Area : 89.55 km2
Altitude : 978 feet / 298 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:24:31 (21st February 2024)
Density : 42 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.45% (2010-2020)
Hennepin County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Independence Highlighted locator map image
Hennepin County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Independence Highlighted
Hennepin County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Independence Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Independence is located at 45°1'31"N 93°42'27"W (45.0252400, -93.7074600).

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Demographics

The population of Independence increased by 7.45% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,504 - census
2011 3,573 1.93% estimation process
2012 3,629 1.54% estimation process
2013 3,662 0.9% estimation process
2014 3,690 0.76% estimation process
2015 3,728 1.02% estimation process
2016 3,749 0.56% estimation process
2017 3,775 0.69% estimation process
2018 3,804 0.76% estimation process
2019 3,803 -0.03% estimation process
2020 3,786 -0.45% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,117
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 39,881
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 38,238
April 1, 2010 Population : 39,880
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.8%
People over 65 (%) : 14.2%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 87.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 53.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 41.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,605
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.7%

City of Independence, Independence

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $195,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,497
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $603
2015-2019 median gross rent : $838
2015-2019 Households : 15,278
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 77,733
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 464,081
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 353,924
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 717,231
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,870
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,769
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,931
Percentage of people living in poverty : 29.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,450
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,334
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 797
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 656
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,529
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 244
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,984
2010 population per square mile : 1,874.0
2010 land area in square miles : 21.28

Schools in Independence

College & universities near Independence, MN

Code Name City ZIP
174862 Crown College Saint Bonifacius (MN) 55375-9001

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Independence, MN

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL

Post offices near Independence

Post Office Name City ZIP
Maple Plain Post Office Maple Plain (MN) 55359

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  • Independence , Kentucky city in Kentucky with a population of 28,903 people.
  • Independence , Oregon city in Oregon, USA with a population of 10,871 people.
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  • Independence , Pennsylvania township in Beaver County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,503 people.
  • Independence , Wisconsin city in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin United States with a population of 1,291 people.
  • Independence , New York town in Allegany County, New York, United States with a population of 1,123 people.
  • Independence , Illinois township in Saline County, Illinois with a population of 1,044 people.
  • Independence , Virginia town in Grayson County, Virginia, United States. with a population of 887 people.
  • Independence , Ohio city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States with a population of 335 people.
  • Independence , Utah town in Wasatch County, Utah, United States with a population of 195 people.
  • Independence , Kansas city in and the county seat of Montgomery County, Kansas, United States with a population of 123 people.

Other cities in Hennepin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hennepin County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Minneapolis 433,111 The largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a major center for business, finance, and culture.
Bloomington 84,583 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Plymouth 79,635 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Brooklyn Park 79,574 The third most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Maple Grove 72,881 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Eden Prairie 64,894 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
West Co on Rapids 62,528 A city in Anoka County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka 55,370 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Edina 52,477 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Minnetonka Mills 50,117 A city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Saint Louis Park 48,821 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Richfield 36,237 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Brooklyn Center 30,253 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Champlin 25,049 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota
Crystal 22,581 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
New Hope 20,641 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Distance to Other Cities

Independence distances to largest Minnesota cities