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Living In Independence, MO

Independence, Missouri is a medium-size city with a population of approximately 117,000. Retirees should fit right in, as they make up 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally. The majority of Independence residents own their homes, and 39% of residents rent. The average rent of $836 per month is roughly on par with the state average.

Independence has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 43% of workers, while public transportation isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

Independence has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or GED (26%) compared to the national average. Further, 13% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Independence residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 19% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of just under $58K, Independence workers take home less than their peers elsewhere in Missouri. Independence's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).

Frequently Asked Questions About Independence

What is the average rent in Independence?

The average rent of a studio apartment in Independence is $650 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $830 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $1,050 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Independence?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Independence is $830

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