Independence 82 Exceptional
Independence Livability #173 ranked city in Iowa#2,353 ranked city in the USARanks better than 91% of areas
B+ Independence Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- Independence Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Iowa
Independence
8317% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Independence cost of living
B+ Independence Crime Total crime is 10% higher than Iowa
Total crime
2,14017% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4717% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
2%Year over year crime is up
Independence crime
C- Independence Employment Household income is 17% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$45,31318% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$27,0109% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%64% lower than the US average
Independence employment
D- Independence Housing Home value is 10% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$118,90036% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$66230% lower than the US average
Home ownership
75%17% higher than the US average
Independence real estate or Independence rentals
A+ Independence Schools HS graduation rate is 2% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
86%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
82%67% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:117% lower than the US average
Independence K-12 schools
N/A Independence User Ratings There are a total of 0 ratings in Independence
Overall user rating
n/a 0 total ratings
User reviews rating
n/a 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
n/a 0 total surveys
all Independence poll results

Best Places to Live in and Around Independence

See all the best places to live around Independence

Check Your Commute Time

Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
WalkBikeCompactCarS.U.V.
Distance
Duration
Cost/Month
See more Independence, IA transportation information

Compare Independence, IA Livability To Other Cities

      vs

      How Do You Rate The Livability In Independence?

      1. Select a livability score between 1-100
      0
      Awful
      25
      Poor
      50
      Average
      75
      Good
      100
      Great
      2. Select any tags that apply to this area View results
      Source: The Independence, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).