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Independence is a township in Warren County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.
The latitude of Independence is 40.883N. The longitude is -74.883W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 512 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,603.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Independence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren 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 07838 ZIP code.
17% of Independence residents report German ancestry, and 18% 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 $30,555, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% 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 $683. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,504.
Warren 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 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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