Independence, Oregon Real Estate

Jill Wyatt, Independence Oregon Realtor

Jill lives and works in the greater Salem, Oregon area. She has extensive knowledge of the schools in Independence, Oregon. She is also very familiar with all the individual neighborhoods in the surrounding area. She can answer all your specific questions and will show you homes that meet your criteria, instead of showing you homes that meet her agenda. Jill works for you, and will get you results.

Independence is a city in Polk County, Oregon, United States, on the west bank of the Willamette River along Oregon Route 51, and east of nearby Monmouth. It is part of the Salem Metropolitan Statistical Area.

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,590 people, 2,857 households, and 2,021 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,146.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,214.9/km2). There were 3,168 housing units at an average density of 1,160.4 per square mile (448.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 73.3% White, 0.4% African American, 1.8% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 19.1% from other races, and 4.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 35.3% of the population.

There were 2,857 households of which 42.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.3% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.45.

The median age in the city was 28.3 years. 30.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 19.5% were from 45 to 64; and 8.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

Source of 2010 Census information is Wikipedia.

Living in Independence, Oregon

North-central Oregon in Willamette Valley, 50 miles south of Portland. July, August and September are the most pleasant months in Monmouth, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros

  • Small-town atmosphere
  • Nearby recreation

  • Close to Portland

Cons

  • Clouds and rain

  • Crime

  • Low ethnic diversity

Marion County

97325 (Aumsville)
97002 (Aurora)
97342 (Detroit)
97020 (Donald)
97317 (Four Corners)
97346 (Gates)
97026 (Gervais)
97305 (Hayesville)
97032 (Hubbard)

97350 (Idanha)
97352 (Jefferson)
97303 (Keizer)
97384 (Mehama)
97362 (Mount Angel)
97373 (Saint Benedict)
97137 (Saint Paul)

97301 (Salem)
97302 (Salem)
97306 (Salem)
97375 (Scotts Mills)
97381 (Silverton)
97383 (Stayton)
97385 (Sublimity)
97392 (Turner)
97071 (Woodburn)

Polk County

97338 (Dallas)
97344 (Falls City)
97347 (Grand Ronde)

97361 (Monmouth)
97371 (Rickreall)
97304 (Salem)

Clackamas County

97004 (Beavercreek)
97009 (Boring)
97013 (Canby)
97015 (Clackamas)
97017 (Colton)
97089 (Damascus)
97022 (Eagle Creek)
97023 (Estacada)
97027 (Gladstone)

97028 (Government Camp)
97086 (Happy Valley)
97034 (Lake Oswego)
97035 (Lake Oswego)
97222 (Milwaukie)
97038 (Molalla)
97067 (Mount Hood Village)

97011 (Mount Hood Village)
97049 (Mount Hood Village)
97042 (Mulino)
97267 (Oak Grove)
97045 (Oregon City)
97055 (Sandy)
97068 (West Linn)
97070 (Wilsonville)

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