Independence Information

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

General Independence Information

State: Virginia

County: Grayson County

Close cities: Fries, VA, Mouth of Wilson, VA, Elk Creek, VA, Galax, VA, Ivanhoe, VA

Independence Population (census data)
Total 903 (-6.7% since 2000)
Male 405 (44.9%)
Female 498 (55.1%)

Population Density: 386 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.1 (US Avg is 100)

Independence Elevation: 2,698 feet above sea level

Land Area: 2.34 square miles

Median Household Income: $23,851

Zip Codes: 24348.

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Independence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (89.6%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (16.5%)
  • United States (12.3%)
  • Irish (9.0%)
  • German (5.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.1%)
Foriegn Born: 29 people (3.2%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Independence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals

Independence School Information

High Schools
Grayson County High (110 Blue Devil Drive, Independence, VA, 24348 - Grayson County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Independence Middle (100 Blue Devil Drive, Independence, VA, 24348 - Grayson County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Bridle Creek Elementary (77 Bridle Creek Road, Independence, VA, 24348 - Grayson County Public Schools District)
Independence Elementary (915 E Main Street, Independence, VA, 24348 - Grayson County Public Schools District)

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