More than 28,000 people make their homes in Independence. The city currently has a median household income of $79,929. The current median property value for residential properties is $179,700. At present, Independence has a poverty rate of 8.46%.
Over the previous year, Independence has experienced an increase in the job market of 1.9%. That contributes to the current unemployment rate of 4.3%, a figure that's less than the US average of 6.0%. The tax rate of 6.0% is lower than the 7.3% national average, while the income tax rate for Independence is 7.5%, more than the national average of 4.6%.
More than 15,000 of the population is employed. Industries providing the greatest number of jobs include Manufacturing, Health Care & Social Assistance, and the Retail Trade. Positions offering the highest rates of pay are found in the Utilities, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining, and Manufacturing fields.
The citizens of Independence are not without help if some event leaves them in need of cleanup services or aid with some sort of emergency restoration. Call Best Option Restoration of Boone County and speak with an expert; it won't take long to come up with a plan and restore the property to its former state.
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