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Independence is a city in and the county seat of Buchanan County, Iowa, United States. The population was 5,966 in the 2010 census, a decline from 6,014 in the 2000 census.GeographyIndependence is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.22sqmi, of which, 6.08sqmi is land and 0.14sqmi is water.ClimateThis region generally has significant seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot summers and cold winters. Precipitation is relatively well distributed year-round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfa". .Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 5,966 people, 2,521 households, and 1,566 families residing in the city. The population density was 981.3PD/sqmi. There were 2,745 housing units at an average density of 451.5/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.Plan your tour of Independence and United States travel itinerary using our United States online tour planner.
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