Independence is a city located in Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana. Independence has a 2020 population of 1,890. Independence is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 7.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,760 in 2010.
The average household income in Independence is $51,501 with a poverty rate of 37.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $115,800. The median age in Independence is 34.6 years, 31.6 years for males, and 38 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Independencewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.15%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 11.11%.
92.74% of Independence residents speak only English, while 7.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.26% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Independence is Hispanic, with 61.82% 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 9.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.36%.
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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
96.55% of Independence residents were born in the United States, with 79.10% having been born in Louisiana. 1.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.