Independence is located in northeast Ohio. Independence is part of Cuyahoga County. Independence has 9.54 square miles of land area and 0.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Independence population is 7,136, which has grown 0.38% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 1.83% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Independence median household income is $75,724 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.16% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 19.27% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Independence median house value is $216,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 13.13% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 24.98% and is much 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 much better than the state average in quality. The Independence area code is 216.