Independence Information

Independence Information

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

General Independence Information

State: Oregon

County: Polk County

Close cities: Turner, OR, Jefferson, OR, Albany, OR, Four Corners, OR, Salem, OR, Dallas, OR, Eola, OR, Monmouth, OR, Rickreall, OR

Independence Population (census data)
Total 9,122 (+44.0% since 2000)
Male 4,484 (49.2%)
Female 4,638 (50.8%)

Population Density: 3,908 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 94.0 (US Avg is 100)

Independence Elevation: 168 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.33 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,945

Zip Codes: 97351.

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Independence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (65.1%)
  • Hispanic (30.1%)
  • Other race (19.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • American Indian (3.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (15.8%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • English (8.8%)
  • United States (4.3%)
  • Scottish (4.1%)
  • Norwegian (3.2%)
Foriegn Born: 1,018 people (11.2%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Independence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Seattle Mariners
NFL Football: Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks
NBA Basketball: , Portland Trail Blazers
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: University of Portland, Oregon State University

Independence School Information

High Schools
Central High School (1530 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351 - Central School District 13J District)
Middle Schools
Talmadge Middle School (510 16th Street, Independence, OR, 97351 - Central School District 13J District)
Elementary Schools
Henry Hill Elementary School (750 5th Street, Independence, OR, 97351 - Central School District 13J District)
Independence Elementary School (150 South 4th Street, Independence, OR, 97351 - Central School District 13J District)

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