Independence is located in Jackson County, MO. The population is 117,264, making Independence the 2nd largest city in Jackson County and the 5th largest city in the state of Missouri.
There are 40 public schools in Independence with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Independence is high , and there are 521 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Independence is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Independence property reports are available for any property address.