Independence

Welcome to Independence

The city of Independence is located about 24 miles west of Minneapolis in Hennepin County. The city was settled in 1854-1855. The city was named after one of its several lakes, Lake Independence. A group of Fourth of July excursionists named the lake to honor the national holiday. In 1858, Independence Township was organized, and it became the City of Independence in 1974. Lake Independence is home to the YMCA Camp Ihduhapi. Baker Park offers golf, cross-country skiing, hiking trails, and camping. Many horse farms are located in the western part of Independence. Polo is played most Sunday afternoons at the Polo Grounds in Independence. Two major parks, Rebecca and Baker, can be accessed in the city of Independence. The four school districts serving Independence include the Westonka School District, the Orono School District, the Delano School District, and the Rockford School District.
 
 
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Overview for Independence, MN

3,778 people live in Independence, where the median age is 39.8 and the average individual income is $71,823.69. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,778

Total Population

39.8 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$71,823.69

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Independence, MN

Independence has 1,108 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Independence do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,778 people call Independence home. The population density is 116.49 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,778

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.8

Median Age

51.75 / 48.25%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
1,108

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$71,823.69

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes
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