The Town of Independence had a population of 914 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Independence is located at latitude 36.6275 and longitude -81.1492 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Independence (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,680 feet.
The Town of Independence (GNIS ID: 2391239) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Independence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||883|
|Population in Familes||677|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||31|
|Average Household Size||2.07|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||534 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||271 (50.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||156 (29.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||107 (20.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$135,577|
|Average Home Value||$154,871|
|Median Household Income||$36,835|
|Average Household Income||$46,610|
|Per Capita Income||$21,981|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.4%|
|Per Capita Income||1.31%|
The table below compares Independence to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 380||36th|
|Population Density1||# 404||32nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 439||26th|
|Median Household Income||# 477||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 401||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.