Independence, Kentucky Census Data & Community Profile

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Independence GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Independence, KY
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Independence, KY was 14,982.

Independence Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Independence was 7,552, which represents 50.4 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Independence, KY
There are an estimated 3,431 married men in the town. 60.5 percent of men over 15 years old in Independence are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Independence is 7,430 which is 49.6 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Independence, Kentucky
There are an estimated 3,395 married women in the community. 59.8 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Independence, KY
The median age of people living in Independence, KY was 31.3 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Independence was 1,354. There were 10,426 people above the age of 18, which represents 69.6 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 6.5 percent of the population (974) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Independence, KY
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Independence, KY was 14,851.

White Population in Independence, KY
The estimated White population in the Independence community is 14,563, which is 97.2 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Independence, Kentucky
The estimated Black/African American population is 144, which is 1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Independence, KY
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Independence, KY was 27.

Asian Population in Independence, Kentucky
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 60.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Independence, KY
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Independence was an estimated 3.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 54, while those of “two or more races” was 131 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Independence community was 173, or 1.2 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Independence, KY
The household population number in Independence was 14,982.

Group Quarters Population in Independence, KY
Group Quarters population in the community was 0.

Average Household Size in Independence, KY
The average household size in Independence is 2.89 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.21 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Independence, KY
At the time of the last census survey, there were 5,391 total housing units in Independence.

The number of occupied housing units was 5,181, or 96.1 of the total units in town. Of these, 3,980 were owner-occupied (76.8), and 1,201 were renter-occupied (23.2, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 210 vacant homes in Independence at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Independence, Kentucky
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 3,597, with a median value in dollars of 114,600.

Monthly Owner Costs in Independence, KY
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,006 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Independence, average costs per month were $255 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 7,869 people in the community had a high school degree, or 85.1 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Independence, Kentucky
1,731 people in Independence also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 18.7 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Independence, KY
The number of Civilian Veterans in Independence was 1,505, or 14.1 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Independence, KY
In 2000, there were 2,282 people in Independence, KY listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Independence, KY
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 363 people in Independence who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 2.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Independence, Kentucky
There were 8,344 in the labor force in Independence at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 75.1 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Independence was 24.7 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Independence, KY
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $51,002. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Independence, KY
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $55,030. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Independence, Kentucky
Per capita income in Independence in the last full census was 20,191. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Independence numbered 228, or 5.4 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Independence, KY
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 975, or 6.5 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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