In 2018, Independence, KS had a population of 8.85k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $40,523. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Independence, KS declined from 8,983 to 8,847, a -1.51% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,577 to $40,523, a 5.04% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Independence, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.22%), White (Hispanic) (5.99%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.44%). 0% of the people in Independence, KS speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Independence, KS was $80,300, and the homeownership rate was 59.6%. Most people in Independence, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Independence, KS was 2 cars per household.