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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Independence KS General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||9,230||2,893,957|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||9,483||2,853,116|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||-2.7%||1.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||9,483||2,853,118|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.4%||7.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||26.0%||25.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||15.9%||13.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.6%||50.4% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||84.2%||83.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||6.5%||5.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.6%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.9%||2.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||4.5%||3.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||6.5%||10.5%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||81.3%||78.2% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||79.6%||83.2%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||6.1%||6.7%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||7.7%||11.0%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||89.5%||89.8%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||21.2%||30.3%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||808||211,113|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||16.7||19.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||4,528||1,233,215|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||59.5%||67.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||16.9%||17.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$64,800||$128,400|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||3,801||1,110,440|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.40||2.51|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$22,704||$26,929|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$38,086||$51,332|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||23.0%||13.7%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||986||237,040|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||2.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.9%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||2.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||S|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||2.4%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||34.3%||27.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||D||76,751,828|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||D||45,863,865|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||205,005||34,538,332|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$22,196||$12,444|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||17,766||4,192,347|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||7.74||81,758.72|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,225.2||34.9|
|FIPS Code ||33875||20|
|Counties ||Montgomery County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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