Independence is a city located in Grayson County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Grayson County. With a 2020 population of 882, it is the 142nd largest city in Virginia and the 10841st largest city in the United States . Independence is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -6.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 947 in 2010. Independence reached it's highest population of 945 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Independence has a population density of 376 people per square mile.
The average household income in Independence is $40,547 with a poverty rate of 22.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $392 per month, and the median house value is $90,000. The median age in Independence is 50.6 years, 43.7 years for males, and 53.5 years for females.