Independence, Louisiana

Population 2,000

Independence is located in Tangipahoa Parish, LA. The population is 2,000, making Independence the 6th largest city in Tangipahoa Parish.

There are 3 public schools in Independence with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Independence is moderate , and there are 66 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Independence is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Independence property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Independence include Tickfaw, Natalbany and Loranger.

Independence Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 29.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 58.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.3%

Crime Rate

66.98% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 628
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 52
  • Burglary: 994
  • Property Crime: 6
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

94.59% Higher than national avg.
  • 66 offenders in Independence
  • 330.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

29 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 27


Very High 9.7%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 8.2%
  • National unemployment average: 7.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 3 K-12 public schools in Independence, LA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Independence's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.
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1 Private School

Mater Dolorosa Catholic School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2010, the city of Independence, LA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2009, the city of Independence, LA issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $650
  • 1 Bedroom: $770
  • 2 Bedrooms: $890
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,140
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,420

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Environmental Hazards

29 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (279/282)
    Independence, LA has 98.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Independence, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.17 Average
    Independence, LA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 48.95°
  • February 51.87°
  • March 59.2°
  • April 66.25°
  • May 73.44°
  • June 80.96°
  • July 81.47°
  • August 81.38°
  • September 76.47°
  • October 65.83°
  • November 56.92°
  • December 53.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Independence, LA

Independence, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Independence, LA has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Independence, LA has a low risk of hail storms.
Independence, LA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Independence, LA: $32,380


Unemployment in Independence is 9.7%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 8.2% and 7.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 63.49%
White Collar - 36.51%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Ralph Abraham

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

6 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Independence, LA
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