In 2017, Independence, KS had a population of 8.98k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $38,577. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Independence, KS declined from 9,084 to 8,983, a -1.11% decrease and its median household income declined from $39,271 to $38,577, a -1.77% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Independence, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.3%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.54%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.13%). N/A% of the people in Independence, KS speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Independence, KS is $70,200, and the homeownership rate is 61.3%. Most people in Independence, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Independence, KS is 2 cars per household.