City of Independence Ohio
is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. Independence was organized as a Township around 1814. Independence
is located approximately 12 minutes south of Downtown Cleveland, 15 minutes east of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Independence has the largest open pit mine in Ohio and is one of only two places in the country where haydite is mined.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.6 square miles (25 km2), all of it land. Independence has one of the lowest real estate tax rates in all of Cuyahoga County.
Independence has 1,337 total acres of parkland located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Elmwood Park and the West Creek/Cuyahoga River Confluence Project. See videos of City of Indepencence
Demographics of City of Independence:
Population in July 2009: 6,736. Population change since 2000: -5.5%.Males: 3,285 (47.4%) Females: 3,331 (52.6%). Median resident age: 43.3 years Ohio median age: 36.2 years. The population density was 741.6 people per square mile. There were 2,726 housing units at an average density of 284.4 per square mile . The racial makeup of the city was 97.58% White, 0.58% African American, 1.29% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population.
Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,808 (it was $57,733 in 2000). Independence
estimated per capita income in 2009: $30,140. Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $222,818 (it was $191,300 in 2000). Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $264,214; Detached houses: $265,077; In 2-unit structures: $134,832. Median gross rent in 2009: $883.
There were 2,673 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18, 65.6% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. In the city the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the city was $57,733, and the median income for a family was $65,059. See the Independence Chamber of Commerce
History of City of Independence:
The first recorded resident is traced to 1818--Ichabod Lord Skinner, a young farmer, who, by 1834, owned 384 acres around "Skinner's Hill" (Schaff Road). With the opening of the Ohio and Erie Canal in 1827, Independence
Township became accessible to trade and settlers.
City of Independence Schools:
The Independence Local School District
operates Independence Primary School, Independence Middle School, Independence High School, and St. Michael's Catholic School.
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