Independence is located in west Virginia. Independence is part of Grayson County. Independence has 2.34 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Independence population is 1,259, which has grown 29.66% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Independence median household income is $32,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 77.95% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 38.81% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Independence median house value is $78,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 11.40% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 94.18% 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 worse than the state average in quality. The Independence area code is 276.