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Demographics

People

Total Population1,704
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+553
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married37%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.3%
Median Earnings25+$27,008
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,321

Wealth

Median Family Income$30,655
% Above Poverty Level62.4%
% Below Poverty Level37.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.8%
Median Gross Rent$625
Median House Value$92,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)55.2%
Italian24.5%
Irish11.2%
French Except Basque8.7%
German5.2%
English4.5%
Polish1.2%
Swiss0.5%
Greek0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Scottish0.1%
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Independence Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tangipahoa Parish
Standard Zip Codes70443
Phone Area Codes985,225
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.63
Approximate 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)

StationAMITE
Distance4.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 60 F
Apr Temp53 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp53 to 81 F
Annual Precip65.7 inches
StationFRANKLINTON 3 SW
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp38 to 61 F
Apr Temp53 to 79 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 81 F
Annual Precip64.2 inches
StationCLINTON 5 SE
Distance30.4 miles
Jan Temp38 to 59 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip63.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albany1,429$71,181
Hammond20,389$47,188
Montpelier302$45,625
Ponchatoula6,944$52,866
Roseland1,031$31,827
Tickfaw715$48,750

Independence Hospitals

Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center
(Government - State)
52579 Highway 51 S
(985) 878-9421

Independence Public Schools

Independence Elementary School
221 Tiger Avenue
ZIP: 70443
(985) 878-4946
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
Independence High School
270 Tiger Avenue
ZIP: 70443
(985) 878-9436
High
Total Enrollment 440
Independence Middle Magnet School
300 West Second Street
ZIP: 70443
(985) 878-4376
Middle
Total Enrollment 283

Independence Private Schools

Mater Dolorosa Catholic School
509 Pine St
ZIP: 70443
Elementary
Total Enrollment 151
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