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Independence is in Inyo County, in the Bishop metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after nearby military post
The latitude of Independence is 36.802N. The longitude is -118.199W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,930 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 574.
Japanese Americans were deterred near here, at the Manzanar relocation camp, during World War II
Sections below provide additional information and links about Independence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Inyo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93526 ZIP code.
21% of Independence residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Independence ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Independence was $20,535, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Independence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Independence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $407. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $874.
Libraries in Independence include Inyo County Free Library ... View libraries
Inyo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Independence political report.
The average commute time for Independence workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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