dcsimg

People

Total Population 1,913
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 582
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 38.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $34,427
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $5,208
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,714
% Above Poverty Level 54.4%
% Below Poverty Level 45.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $751
Median House Value $125,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.3%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 10.4%

Independence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles E of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Tangipahoa
Standard Zip Codes 70443
Phone Area Codes 985
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.635
Longitude -90.5

Independence Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AMITE
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 65.7 inches
Station FRANKLINTON 3 SW
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 64.2 inches
Station CLINTON 5 SE
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albany 1,545 $76,250
Hammond 20,207 $49,654
Montpelier 249 $40,833
Ponchatoula 6,751 $52,654
Roseland 1,059 $37,938
Tickfaw 790 $47,750

Independence Hospitals

LALLIE KEMP MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - State)
52579 HIGHWAY 21 SOUTH
(985) 878-9421
Emergency Service: Yes

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Network Management
  • A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs
  • Executive Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
  • Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

    You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.

Programs
  • Bookkeeping
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • HVACR Technician
  • Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

Independence High Schools

INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL
270 TIGER AVENUE
985-878-9436
Serves 540 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

Study Online in Independence
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Independence Government Officials


Are you an official in the Independence government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top