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Living In Independence, KY

Independence, Kentucky is a small city with a population of just under 27,000. It's a nice place to raise a family, as young children account for a higher percentage of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%), while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just over 35, is decidedly younger than most cities in Kentucky. Just 19% of residents rent in Independence, as home ownership is common in the area. Relatively high rent costs may be a factor, as the average rent of $979 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $782.

Averaging about 29 minutes, the commute time for Independence residents is longer than the Kentucky average of about 23 minutes. Many residents (48%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is not widely used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Among residents over the age of 25 in Independence, 18% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Independence residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Combined, these industries make up 24% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Independence workers take home an average annual income of nearly $82K, around $20,000 more than the average Kentucky resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).

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The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Independence is $740

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