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Independence is a city in Kenton County, in the Cincinnati metro area.

Independence is in the Bluegrass region.

The community was named to celebrate Kenton County's separation from Campbell County

The latitude of Independence is 38.943N. The longitude is -84.544W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 899 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,070.


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Median household income
Local
$51,002
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Independence demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Kenton County Fair - July 16-21, 2007
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Independence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kenton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cincinnati area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41051 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Independence residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $20,191, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Independence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Independence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,006.


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Libraries in Independence include Independence Branch ... View libraries

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Kenton County supported George W. Bush 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Independence between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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