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Independence is a city in Hennepin County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The latitude of Independence is 45.025N. The longitude is -93.707W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 978 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,504.


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Median household income
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$79,126
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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34% of Independence residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $35,753, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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35% of Independence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Independence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $725.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,789.


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Hennepin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Independence political report.

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The average commute time for Independence workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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