Independence, WI Profile: Facts & Data

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Independence, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Independence had a population of 1,335 as of July 1, 2018. Independence ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Independence is located at latitude 44.3615 and longitude -91.4191 in Trempealeau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Independence (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Trempealeau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 781 feet.

The City of Independence (GNIS ID: 1583429) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Independence, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,335
Population in Households 1,333
Population in Familes 1,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,048
Diversity Index3 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,171
Average Household Income $62,843
Per Capita Income $26,890

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 383 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $137,121
Average Home Value $171,234
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 609
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 382
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% 0.15%
Households 0.06% 0.16%
Families 1.0% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Independence, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Independence to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 337 57th
Population Density # 228 71st
Diversity Index # 56 93rd
Median Household Income # 565 27th
Per Capita Income # 443 43rd

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