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57,680
Job Openings
4.1%
Unemployment Rate
$47,640
Median Base Salary
117k
Population

Independence has the 181st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Independence is part of the Kansas City metro area. Unemployment in the Kansas City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Kansas City has the 28th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Independence is below average at $47,640, and the median cost of a home in Independence is $98,800, which is below the national average. 17% of workers in Independence hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Independence. 82% of Independence workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Independence spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Missouri Career Center - Independence

15301 East 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64055
816-521-5700