Independence Information

Independence Information

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

General Independence Information

State: Missouri

County: Jackson County

Close cities: Avondale, MO, Ravena Gardens, MO, Randolph, MO, Winnetonka, MO, Manchester School, MO, Oakwood Manor, MO, Sugar Creek, MO, White Hall Fields, MO, Glenaire, MO, Blue Mills, MO, Birmingham, MO, North Kansas City, MO, Missouri City, MO, Rock Creek Junction, MO, Winnwood, MO, Kansas City, MO, Selsa, MO, Maywood, MO, Gladstone, MO, Claycomo, MO, Greenwood, MO, Raytown, MO, South Liberty, MO, Pleasant Valley, MO, Lake Tapawingo, MO, Marlborough, MO, East Kansas City, MO, Little Blue, MO, Maple Garden, MO, Unity Village, MO, Blue Springs, MO

Independence Population (census data)
Total 110,704 (-2.2% since 2000)
Male 52,937 (47.8%)
Female 57,767 (52.2%)

Population Density: 1,413 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.5 (US Avg is 100)

Independence Elevation: 1,033 feet above sea level

Land Area: 78.3 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,769

Zip Codes: 64050, 64058, 64055, 64054, 64052, 64053, 64051, 64056, and 64057.

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Independence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (20.8%)
  • Irish (13.7%)
  • English (13.1%)
  • United States (10.2%)
  • Italian (3.3%)
  • French (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 2,953 people (2.7%)
  • Latin America (40.9%)
  • Asia (36.4%)
  • Europe (22.7%)

Local Independence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: University of Missouri, University of Kansas

Independence School Information

High Schools
Fort Osage High (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
Truman High (3301 South Noland Road, Independence, MO, 64055 - Independence 30 District)
Van Horn High (1109 Arlington, Independence, MO, 64053 - Kansas City 33 District)
William Chrisman High (1223 N Noland Road, Independence, MO, 64050 - Independence 30 District)
Middle Schools
Bingham Middle (1716 South Speck Road, Independence, MO, 64057 - Independence 30 District)
Bridger Middle (18200 E M-78 Highway, Independence, MO, 64057 - Independence 30 District)
Fire Prairie Middle (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
Osage Trail Middle (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
Pioneer Ridge Middle (1656 South Speck Road, Independence, MO, 64057 - Independence 30 District)
Elementary Schools
Blackburn Elementary (17302 E Road D Mize Road, Independence, MO, 64057 - Independence 30 District)
Blue Hills Elementary (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
Bryant Elementary (827 W College, Independence, MO, 64050 - Independence 30 District)
Buckner Elementary (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
Cler-Mont Elementary (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
Elementary Grove Elementary (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
Fairmont Elementary Magnet (120 N Cedar, Independence, MO, 64053 - Kansas City 33 District)
Glendale Elementary (2611 South Lee's Summit Road, Independence, MO, 64055 - Independence 30 District)
John W. Luff Elementary (3700 South Delaware Avenue, Independence, MO, 64055 - Independence 30 District)
Mill Creek Elementary (2601 N Liberty Street, Independence, MO, 64050 - Independence 30 District)
Mt. Washington Elementary (570 Evanston, Independence, MO, 64053 - Kansas City 33 District)
Ott Elementary (1525 N Noland Road, Independence, MO, 64050 - Independence 30 District)
Procter Elementary (1403 W Linden Avenue, Independence, MO, 64052 - Independence 30 District)
Randall Elementary (509 Jennings Road, Independence, MO, 64056 - Independence 30 District)
Santa Fe Trail Elementary (1301 South Windsor Street, Independence, MO, 64055 - Independence 30 District)
Spring Branch Elementary (20404 E Truman Road, Independence, MO, 64056 - Independence 30 District)
Sycamore Hills Elementary (15208 E 39th Street South, Independence, MO, 64055 - Independence 30 District)
Thomas Hart Benton Elementary (429 South Leslie, Independence, MO, 64050 - Independence 30 District)
Three Trails Elementary (11801 E 32nd Street South, Independence, MO, 64052 - Kansas City 33 District)
William Southern Elementary (4300 South Phelps Road, Independence, MO, 64055 - Independence 30 District)
William Yates Elementary (3600 Davidson Road, Independence, MO, 64055 - Blue Springs R-IV District)
Other/Private Schools
Early Childhood Center (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
Hanthorn School (1511 Kings Highway, Independence, MO, 64055 - Independence 30 District)
Independence Academy (600 W Mechanic, Independence, MO, 64050 - Independence 30 District)
McCune School For Boys (2101 N Twyman Road, Independence, MO, 64058 - Fort Osage R-I District)
North Rock Creek/Korte Academy (2437-2431 South Hardy, Independence, MO, 64052 - Kansas City 33 District)
Ozanam-Independence (600 W Mechanic Avenue, Independence, MO, 64050 - Independence 30 District)

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