Independence Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Independence, KS

General Independence Information

State: Kansas

County: Montgomery County

Close cities: Havana, KS, Neodesha, KS, Cherryvale, KS, Tyro, KS, Dearing, KS, Liberty, KS, Coffeyville, KS, Sycamore, KS, Elk City, KS, Caney, KS

Independence Population (census data)
Total 9,277 (-6.2% since 2000)
Male 4,391 (47.3%)
Female 4,886 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,865 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.2 (US Avg is 100)

Independence Elevation: 826 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.97 square miles

Median Household Income: $33,535

Zip Codes: 67301.

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Independence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (84.9%)
  • Black (7.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (18.6%)
  • Irish (13.5%)
  • English (12.4%)
  • United States (10.8%)
  • French (3.8%)
  • Scottish (3.1%)

Local Independence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: Wichita State University, University of Kansas

Independence School Information

High Schools
Independence Senior High (1301 N 10th, Independence, KS, 67301 - Independence District)
Middle Schools
Independence Middle (300 W Locust, Independence, KS, 67301 - Independence District)
Elementary Schools
Eisenhower Elementary (501 Spruce, Independence, KS, 67301 - Independence District)
Lincoln Elementary (701 W Laurel, Independence, KS, 67301 - Independence District)
Washington Elementary (300 E Myrtle, Independence, KS, 67301 - Independence District)

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