Independence employment information

IndexIndependenceKansasNational
Income per capita$20,423$27,367$28,555
Median household income$39,050$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,921$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,806$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$31,101$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$22,286$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate8.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.9%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Independence is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Independence is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Independence is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Independence is 28% higher than the national average.

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Independence median earnings by income bracket

Independence employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector40.7%1.7%
Financial & insurance services1.9%1.4%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%13.9%
Public administration3.0%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%2.0%
Education, health & social services11.6%50.2%
Other15.3%17.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Liberty, KS228$58,75010%
Tyro, KS254$54,0971%
Dearing, KS478$40,34125%
Neodesha, KS2,229$34,66335%
Coffeyville, KS10,034$32,75839%
Independence, KS9,282$39,05027%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clinton, OK9,281$44,71716%
Tomah, WI9,281$40,85024%
Pleasanton, TX9,283$52,3982%
Clarksville, AR9,286$29,00746%
Park Forest Village, PA9,276$46,10814%
Independence, KS9,282$39,05027%
Source: The Independence, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.