Independence, LA has a population of 1,704 and is the 11,963rd 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.