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People

Total Population 1,624
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 762
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.5%
Median Earnings25+ $30,566
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,539
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,908

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,000
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $110,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.4%
US/American 0%
English 2.3%
Irish 5.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Independence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles S of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Trempealeau
Standard Zip Codes 54747
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.356
Longitude -91.42

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 BLAIR
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 24 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station DODGE
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Station TREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Independence, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Elk Creek (54747)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arcadia 2,947 $48,750
Blair 1,310 $58,333
Ettrick 647 $73,333
Pigeon Falls 357 $58,500
Strum 999 $61,845

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Independence Public Libraries

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Independence Public Library
23688 ADAMS ST.
Independence, Wisconsin
(715) 985-3616

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Independence High Schools

INDEPENDENCE HI
23786 INDEE BLVD
715-985-3172
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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