Independence, Louisiana Population 2021

1,891
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Independence is a city located in Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,891, it is the 122nd largest city in Louisiana and the 7810th largest city in the United States . Independence is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 13.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,665 in 2010. Independence reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Independence has a population density of 784 people per square mile.

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.

Independence Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Independencewas:

  • White: 57.69%
  • Black or African American: 40.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Independence, Louisiana is 1,891 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,893.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,665.

Independence, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13757.69%
Black or African American80040.59%
Two or More Races341.73%
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Independence Population by Race

Independence Population Pyramid $2021

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Independence Median Age

34.6


Total

31.6


Male

38


Female

Independence Adults

There are 1,372 adults, (345 of whom are seniors) in Independence.

Independence Age Dependency

91.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Independence Sex Ratio

Female

1,045

53.02%

Male

926

46.98%

Independence Population by Age

Independence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Independence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.4%63.6%
Female51.7%48.3%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
All61%39%
Married72%28%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Independence Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7112.7761
Married2683.572
Non Family2191.1160.3
Female1803.7951.7
Male442.3936.4

3.42

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Independence Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade917.29%
9th to 12th Grade20216.17%
High School Graduate58346.68%
Some College19315.45%
Associates Degree483.84%
Bachelors Degree917.29%
Graduate Degree413.28%
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Independence Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Independence Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White72957776
Black42731446
Hispanic906510
2+ Races3

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%.

Independence Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,276$39,612$17,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$15,938
High School Graduate$$38,534$15,302
Some College$36,250$36,250$35,000
Bachelors Degree$32,500$$27,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,276

Average Earnings

$39,612

Average Male

$17,500

Average Female

Independence Earnings by Educational Attainment

Independence Language by Age

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Independence Language

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.

Independence Language

Independence Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black78838348.60%
White97223223.87%
Hispanic16510261.82%
Multiple341441.18%

37.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.61%

Male Poverty Rate

41.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Independence

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 White, with 23.87% 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%.

Independence Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School30.19%
Less Than 9th Grade23.89%
Bachelors or Greater11.36%
Some College9.13%

Independence Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed91.11%
Male Unemployed17.95%
Female Employed15.73%
Male Employed14.14%

Independence Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Independence Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,733$51,501
Families$36,471$55,897
Married Families$63,611-
Non Families$29,821$38,358
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Income by Household Type

Independence Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Independence Married by Age and Sex

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Independence Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Independence Marital Status by Race

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Independence Marital Status

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99

Number of Veterans

94

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War57
Vietnam15
First Gulf War12
Korea8
World War II

Independence Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3454
75+22
55 to 649
65 to 748
35 to 546

Independence Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White697.89%
Black173.56%
2+ Races1365.00%

Independence Veterans by Race

Independence Veterans by Education

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21.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Independence Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

16.1%

Unemployment Rate

Independence Employment by Age

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Independence Employment by Race

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Independence Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.10%

Born in Independence

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

1.88%

Non Citizen

1.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Independence Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,891-1-0.05%
20201,892-1-0.05%
20191,893-1-0.05%
20181,894130.69%
20171,881201.07%
20161,861261.42%
20151,835231.27%
20141,812201.12%
20131,792221.24%
20121,770100.57%
20111,7600.00%
20101,7600.00%

Independence Population by Year