Independence is a city located in Kenton County Kentucky. Independence has a 2020 population of 29,646. Independence is currently growing at a rate of 1.28% annually and its population has increased by 19.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,884 in 2010.
The average household income in Independence is $88,992 with a poverty rate of 8.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $949 per month, and the median house value is $179,700. The median age in Independence is 35.3 years, 34.4 years for males, and 36 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Independencewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.40%.
96.31% of Independence residents speak only English, while 3.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Independence is Black, with 17.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Independence is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.46%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Independence
97.13% of Independence residents were born in the United States, with 59.48% having been born in Kentucky. 2.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.
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