Independence, OR Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,066 housing units in Independence. This represents a 34.2% growth from 1,539 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,066 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Independence is about 66.4%. Independence's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5%. Average household size is 3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Independence were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom11.40%
Two Bedrooms31.30%
Three Bedrooms45.10%
Four Bedrooms8.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1974
Median Value of occupied units$110,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$80,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.32
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$500

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage11.50%
Home Equity Loan8%
Simple Mortgage61%
Debt Free19.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.6%