Independence, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,740 housing units in Independence. This represents a 0.1% growth from 4,735 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,670 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 70 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Independence is about 64.6%. Independence's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.2%. Average household size is 2.33 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Independence were built after 1940.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom10.50%
Two Bedrooms36.70%
Three Bedrooms36.30%
Four Bedrooms13%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.42
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$49,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$24,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1947
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$356

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.40%
Home Equity Loan2.10%
Simple Mortgage54.50%
Debt Free40.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%