Independence Information

Independence Information

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

General Independence Information

State: Louisiana

County: Tangipahoa Parish

Close cities: Tickfaw, LA, Natalbany, LA, Amite City, LA, Independence, LA, Albany, LA, Roseland, LA, Montpelier, LA, Amite, LA

Independence Population (census data)
Total 1,796 (+5.6% since 2000)
Male 827 (46.0%)
Female 969 (54.0%)

Population Density: 805 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 88.0 (US Avg is 100)

Independence Elevation: 93 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.23 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,003

Zip Codes: 70443.

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Independence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (60.6%)
  • Black (36.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (29.5%)
  • French (9.3%)
  • Irish (7.7%)
  • German (5.9%)
  • English (2.8%)
  • United States (1.6%)

Local Independence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: , Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Southeastern Louisiana University,

Independence School Information

High Schools
Independence High School (270 Tiger Avenue, Independence, LA, 70443 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Middle Schools
Independence Middle School (300 West Second Street, Independence, LA, 70443 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Independence Elementary School (221 Tiger Avenue, Independence, LA, 70443 - Tangipahoa Parish School Board District)

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