Independence is located in north Kentucky. Independence is between the Kenton, Boone county. Independence has 17.44 square miles of land area and 0.26 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Independence population is 25,638, which has grown 71.13% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Independence median household income is $65,776 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 28.97% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 28.72% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Independence median house value is $156,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.91% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 40.25% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Independence is better than the state average in quality. The Independence area code is 859.