In 2020, Independence, KS had a population of 8.6k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $38,963. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Independence, KS declined from 8,698 to 8,595, a −1.18% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,778 to $38,963, a −6.74% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Independence, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.98%), White (Hispanic) (5.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.14%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.02%).
None of the households in Independence, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.5% of the residents in Independence, KS are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Independence, KS was $72,800, and the homeownership rate was 62.5%.
Most people in Independence, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Independence, KS was 2 cars per household.