Independence strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):
People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
Comparing Independence to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Medium City||12 miles W of Plymouth, Minnesota (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||21 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Metro Area||Minneapolis - Saint Paul|
|Standard Zip Codes||55328, 55357, 55359, 55373|
|Phone Area Codes||763|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||3 to 23 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||30.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||-1 to 20 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 58 F|
|Annual Precip||27.2 inches|
|Station||MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP|
|Jan Temp||4 to 22 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 58 F|
|Annual Precip||29.4 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.25|
|American Indian & Alaskan||6||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||28||0.9%|
|Est. 2005 Population||3,528|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.9%|
|French (except Basque)||2.3%|
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