Independence demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7078991
Median age33.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%43%43%
Speak English94%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%
Independence, LA has a population of 1,704 and is the 11,965th largest city in the United States. The population density is 707 per sq mi which is 697% higher than the Louisiana average and 680% higher than the national average. The median age in Independence is 34 which is approximately 7% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Independence, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 83% of Independence residents were born in Louisiana, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Independence is 697% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Independence is 7% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Independence 55.34% of the population is White.
  • In Independence 40.61% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Independence 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Independence population breakdown by race

Black or African American40.61%32.16%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race4.05%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.09%4.75%
In Independence, 10.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Independence, LA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).