The City of Independence had a population of 26,549 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Independence is located at latitude 38.9572 and longitude -84.5473 in Kenton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Independence (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Kenton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 899 feet.
The City of Independence (GNIS ID: 2404755) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Independence is located within Independence Division of Kenton County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Independence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||26,519|
|Population in Familes||23,338|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||30|
|Average Household Size||2.98|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||9,371 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,070 (75.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,838 (19.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||462 ( 4.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$176,680|
|Average Home Value||$193,030|
|Median Household Income||$69,086|
|Average Household Income||$76,233|
|Per Capita Income||$25,584|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.37%|
|Per Capita Income||1.96%|
The table below compares Independence to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 16||97th|
|Population Density1||# 155||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 283||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 60||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 150||72nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.