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Demographics

People

Total Population1,673
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+793
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married46%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,846
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,231

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,771
% Above Poverty Level87.3%
% Below Poverty Level12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.3%
Median Gross Rent$685
Median House Value$117,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.7%
Polish30.7%
German24%
Norwegian11.8%
Irish4.1%
Canadian1.4%
English1.4%
Swedish0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Italian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Independence Almanac

CategoryValue
County Trempealeau County
Standard Zip Codes54747
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.36
Approximate Longitude-91.41

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)

StationBLAIR
Distance10.1 miles
Jan Temp0 to 24 F
Apr Temp32 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches
StationDODGE
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp2 to 26 F
Apr Temp33 to 60 F
Jul Temp58 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip33.6 inches
StationTREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp6 to 24 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arcadia3,001$56,932
Blair1,339$59,722
Ettrick626$73,854
Pigeon Falls416$72,292
Strum1,030$63,667
Whitehall1,710$65,000

Independence Public Libraries

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

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Independence Public Schools

Independence Elementary
23786 Indee Blvd
ZIP: 54747
(715) 985-3172
Primary
Total Enrollment 175
Independence High
23786 Indee Blvd
ZIP: 54747
(715) 985-3172
High
Total Enrollment 133
Independence Middle
23786 Indee Blvd
ZIP: 54747
(715) 985-3172
Middle
Total Enrollment 71

Independence Private Schools

Ss Peter & Paul Elementary School
36100 Osseo Rd
ZIP: 54747
Elementary
Total Enrollment 86
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