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People

Total Population 1,557
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 690
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 45.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.3%
Median Earnings25+ $30,494
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,636
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,365

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,417
% Above Poverty Level 78.8%
% Below Poverty Level 21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $663
Median House Value $105,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.6%
US/American 0%
English 2%
Irish 7.8%

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 2,953 $49,028
Blair 1,299 $55,536
Ettrick 617 $72,917
Pigeon Falls 381 $52,321
Strum 972 $59,375

Independence Public Libraries

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

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Independence High Schools

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

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