MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2008-2012 (5-year estimates)

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Independence city, Missouri (16000US2935000)

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Demographic

SubjectIndependence city, Missouri
NumberPercent
D1. AGE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B23004

Total population116,513
Under 5 years8,1677.0
5 to 9 years7,8986.8
10 to 14 years6,8105.8
15 to 19 years6,4255.5
20 to 24 years7,9756.8
25 to 34 years15,87413.6
35 to 44 years13,89411.9
45 to 54 years16,50314.2
55 to 59 years8,1017.0
60 to 64 years6,3835.5
65 to 74 years9,3128.0
75 to 84 years6,0325.2
85 years and over3,1392.7
Median age in years39.0
5 years and over108,34693.0
15 years and over93,63880.4
Under 18 years27,09923.3
18 years and over89,41476.7
21 years and over85,74573.6
25 years and over79,23868.0
62 years and over21,91318.8
65 years and over18,48315.9
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05003

Total population116,513
Male55,57847.7
Males 18 years and over42,26276.0
Males 65 years and over7,54413.6
Female60,93552.3
Females 18 years and over47,15277.4
Females 65 years and over10,93918.0
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B02001 B02008 B02009 B02010 B02011 B02012 B02013

Total population116,513
One race113,17497.1
White alone99,95485.8
Black or African American7,0726.1
American Indian and Alaska Native4330.4
Asian1,2621.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3180.3
Some other race4,1353.5
Two or more races3,3392.9
White (alone or in combination)102,93188.3
Black (alone or in combination)8,4417.2
American Indian (alone or in combination)1,5561.3
Asian (alone or in combination)1,7061.5
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)7590.7
Some other race (alone or in combination)4,6264.0
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B03002

Total population116,513
Hispanic or Latino of any race9,7758.4
Not Hispanic or Latino106,73891.6
White alone95,05581.6
Black or African American alone6,9446.0
American Indian and Alaska Native alone4070.3
Asian alone1,2621.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone3180.3

Economic

SubjectIndependence city, Missouri
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19013 B19025 B19051 B19061 B19055 B19065 B19059 B19069 B19056 B19066 B19057 B19067 B22001

Total households47,461
Less than $10,0003,6567.7
$10,000 to $14,9992,7435.8
$15,000 to $24,9996,62514.0
$25,000 to $34,9995,50311.6
$35,000 to $49,9997,47815.8
$50,000 to $74,9999,54220.1
$75,000 to $99,9995,66411.9
$100,000 to $149,9994,74110.0
$150,000 to $199,9991,0622.2
$200,000 or more4470.9
Median household income$44,847
Mean household income$55,306
With earnings35,64175.1
Mean household earnings$56,033
With social security16,05333.8
Mean household social security income$17,253
With retirement income9,86820.8
Mean household retirement income$19,176
With supplemental security income1,6723.5
Mean household supplemental security income$8,861
With cash public assistance income1,3522.8
Mean household cash public assistance income$3,354
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months6,10512.9
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19113 B19127

Family households29,44262.0
Less than $10,0001,7566.0
$10,000 to $14,9998362.8
$15,000 to $24,9992,5838.8
$25,000 to $34,9992,8359.6
$35,000 to $49,9994,39514.9
$50,000 to $74,9996,76123.0
$75,000 to $99,9994,68415.9
$100,000 to $149,9994,26014.5
$150,000 to $199,9999193.1
$200,000 or more4131.4
Median family income$57,373
Mean family income$66,564
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19301 B11001 B19202 B19214 B19325 B20017

Per-capita income$23,238
Nonfamily households18,01938.0
Median nonfamily income$27,171
Mean nonfamily income$34,309
All full-time workers37,732
All male full-time workers20,31553.8
All female full-time workers17,41746.2
Median earnings for workers$29,172
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$43,216
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$35,172
E4. POVERTY STATUS OVER THE LAST 12 MONTHS

Universe: Persons for whom poverty status is determined

Reference tables: B17001 B17021 B17007 C17002

Persons for whom poverty status is determined114,766
Persons below poverty18,47316.1
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined26,232
Persons under 18 in poverty6,61925.2
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined70,759
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty10,51214.9
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined17,775
Persons over 65 in poverty1,3427.5
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined90,04778.5
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined24,719
Persons in families in poverty12,47813.9
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over5,99524.3
Poverty ratio under 0.59,0477.9
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.999,4268.2
Poverty ratio in 1 to 222,08919.2
Poverty ratio in 2 and over74,20464.7
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001

Population 16 years and over92,160
In labor force58,55363.5
Civilian labor force58,51363.5
Employed civilians52,35989.5
Unemployed civilians6,15410.5
In military40
Not in labor force33,60736.5
Females 16 years and over48,36952.5
Females in labor force28,33330.7
Females in civilian labor force28,33330.7
Employed females25,62290.4
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 69,423
All parents working6,50069.0
(Own) children aged 6 to 1715,985
All parents working11,85474.2
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08301

Workers 16 years and over51,496
Workers 16+ who commute to work50,26297.6
Car, truck, or van; drove alone44,03085.5
Car, truck, or van; carpooled4,9379.6
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)3290.6
Walked to work3720.7
Other means of commuting5941.2
Worked at home1,2342.4
Mean travel time to work in minutes23.2
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over52,359
Management, professional, and related occupations14,92628.5
Service occupations9,03217.3
Sales and office occupations14,90528.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations720.1
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations5,61010.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,81414.9
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 C24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over52,359
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2440.5
Construction3,9917.6
Manufacturing5,82311.1
Wholesale trade1,8703.6
Retail trade6,78012.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3,3656.4
Information1,1722.2
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing3,5556.8
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative4,9139.4
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance10,79420.6
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services4,5448.7
Other services, except public administration2,5995.0
Public administration2,7095.2
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over52,359
Private wage and salary workers43,07882.3
Government workers6,80913.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,4274.6
Unpaid family workers450.1

Social

SubjectIndependence city, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B11001 B11003 B11005 B09020 B11007 B11002

Total households47,461
Family households29,44262.0
With own children under 18 years12,53826.4
Married-couple families20,52543.2
With own children under 18 years7,30115.4
Male householder, no wife present2,5165.3
With own children under 18 years1,5123.2
Female householder, no husband present6,40113.5
With own children under 18 years3,7257.8
Nonfamily households18,01938.0
Householder living alone15,29232.2
65 years and over living alone5,77812.2
Households with one or more people under 18 years13,92929.3
Households with one or more people 65 years and over13,04227.5
Average household size2.43
Average family size3.06
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09019

Total population116,513
Household population115,31699.0
Living in family households93,67281.2
Living in nonfamily households21,64418.8
Living alone15,29232.2
Living in group quarters1,1971.0
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B11002 B09019

Household population115,31699.0
Householder47,46141.2
Spouse20,51117.8
Child32,92828.6
Other relatives7,1666.2
Nonrelatives7,2506.3
Unmarried partner3,4163.0
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100072
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over93,638
Never married25,99227.8
Now married, except separated43,90146.9
Separated2,2282.4
Widowed7,4488.0
Divorced, and not currently married14,06915.0
S5. FERTILITY

Universe: Women 15 to 50 years old who gave birth in the past 12 months

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years26,721
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years14,75455.2
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months1,6116.0
Unmarried women who gave birth77848.3
Women 15 to 19 years1549.6
Women 20 to 34 years1,35283.9
Women 35 to 50 years1056.5
Per 1,000 unmarried women53
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years60
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years51
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years110
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years9
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years2,528
Responsible for grandchildren1,16546.1
Less than 1 year48141.3
1 or 2 years13011.2
3 or 4 years907.7
5 or more years46439.8
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14002

Population 3 years and over111,625
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school26,15223.4
In nursery school, preschool1,7206.6
In kindergarten1,4695.6
In elementary school, grades 1-811,75745.0
In high school, grades 9-125,35420.5
In college or graduate school5,85222.4
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002 B15003

Population 25 years and over79,238
Less than 9th grade2,7563.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma8,67210.9
High school graduate, includes equivalency29,28137.0
Some college, no degree20,03125.3
Associates degree4,7166.0
Bachelors degree8,96411.3
Graduate or professional degree4,8186.1
High school graduate or higher67,81085.6
Bachelor degree or higher13,78217.4
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B21001 B21002

Civilian population 18 years and over89,374100.0
Civilian veterans10,97912.3
S10a. DISABLED BY AGE

Universe: Civilian noninstitutionalized population

Reference tables: B18135

Civilian noninstitutionalized persons115,500
With a disability18,20915.8
Under 1827,00623.4
With a disability1,5425.7
18 to 64 years70,71961.2
With a disability9,40313.3
65 years and over17,77515.4
With a disability7,26440.9
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over114,761
Same house99,98487.1
Different house in the U.S.14,69012.8
Same county, different house11,0049.6
Different county3,6863.2
Different county, same state2,0371.8
Different state1,6491.4
Lived abroad 1 year ago870.1
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05002

Total population116,513
U.S. native111,09195.3
Born in United States110,22394.6
Born in state of current residence78,95567.8
Born in different state than current residence31,26826.8
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents8680.7
Foreign born5,4224.7
Naturalized U.S. citizen2,49446.0
Not a U.S. citizen2,92854.0
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States6,2905.4
Native, born outside U.S.86813.8
Entered U.S. 2000 or later23026.5
Entered U.S. before 200063873.5
Foreign born5,4224.7
Entered U.S. 2000 or later1,93635.7
Entered U.S. before 20003,48664.3
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

Universe: Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea

Reference tables: B05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea5,4224.7
Europe59411.0
Asia1,00318.5
Africa450.8
Oceania1031.9
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)3,47064.0
Northern America2073.8
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over108,34693.0
English only101,22693.4
Language other than English7,1206.6
Speaks English less than "very well"3,2323.0
Speak Spanish5,2874.9
Speaks English less than "very well"2,5462.3

Housing

SubjectIndependence city, Missouri
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25003 B25008 B25004 B25033

Total housing units53,158
Occupied housing units47,46189.3
Owner-occupied31,32166.0
Renter-occupied16,14034.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.52
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.26
Vacant housing units5,69710.7
For sale64711.4
For rent1,58327.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use891.6
Total owner units31,968
Homeowner vacancy rate2.0
Total rental units17,723
Rental vacancy rate8.9
People living in owned homes78,87667.7
People living in rental homes36,44031.3
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25024

Total housing units53,158
Single-family units40,56176.3
Single unit, detached38,00571.5
Single unit, attached2,5564.8
Duplexes1,7673.3
3 or 4 units1,8463.5
5 to 9 units2,0163.8
10 to 19 units3,0805.8
20 or more units2,6535.0
Mobile home1,2242.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.11
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs23
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25001 B25034

Total housing units53,158
Built 2005 or later520.1
Built 2000 to 20044,8449.1
Built 1990 to 19994,2708.0
Built 1980 to 19894,5908.6
Built 1970 to 19798,57816.1
Built 1960 to 196910,84920.4
Built 1950 to 19599,74518.3
Built 1940 to 19493,3906.4
Built 1939 or earlier6,84012.9
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25038

Occupied housing units47,461
Moved in 2005 or later4,74010.0
Moved in 2000 to 200424,37551.4
Moved in 1990 to 19998,43817.8
Moved in 1980 to 19893,9818.4
Moved in 1970 to 19792,7325.8
Moved in 1969 or earlier3,1956.7
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25044

Occupied housing units47,461
No vehicles available3,5047.4
1 vehicle available17,56937.0
2 vehicles available18,39838.8
3 or more vehicles available7,99016.8
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25040

Occupied housing units47,461
Utility gas38,45281.0
Bottled, tank, or LP gas5351.1
Electricity8,19017.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.9
Coal or coke-
Wood2530.5
Solar energy-
Other fuel9
No fuel used13
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25049 B25053 B25043

Occupied housing units47,461
Lacking complete plumbing facilities780.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1930.4
No telephone service available1,0522.2
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25014

Occupied housing units47,461
1.00 or less46,57298.1
1.01 to 1.507271.5
1.51 or more1620.3
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25075 B25077 B25003 B25082

Owner-occupied units31,321
Less than $50,0002,3017.3
$50,000 to $99,99912,16938.9
$100,000 to $149,9999,66430.9
$150,000 to $199,9993,55611.4
$200,000 to $299,9992,5788.2
$300,000 to $499,9998132.6
$500,000 to $999,9992060.7
$1,000,000 or more340.1
Median home value$105,100
Average home value$120,594
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25087 B25091 B25088

Owner-occupied units31,321
Housing units with a mortgage20,58665.7
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income6,27230.5
Median owner costs$1,131
Housing units without a mortgage10,73534.3
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income1,59714.9
Median owner costs$437
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25066 B25070

Renter-occupied units16,140
Paying cash rent15,27794.7
Paying no cash rent8635.3
Median rent$742
Average gross rent$778
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income7,63947.3
Gross rent of $750 or more7,44246.1