Independence Jobs

  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Independence, KS

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 27 days ago
  • New Lease Program for CDL Truck Drivers + $1000 Sign-On Bonus

    US Xpress - Independence, KS

    Lease a 2013 Freightliner Cascadia with US Xpress and your first two weeks of payments are deferred. Call a recruiter now and get on the road to being your own boss. Compensation...

    from US Xpress - 7 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Independence, KS

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 3 days ago
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Independence, Kansas

Independence is a city in Montgomery County, Kansas, United States. The population was 9,846 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Montgomery County .

Independence Careers

Among the most common occupations in Independence are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 18%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Independence, Kansas work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Independence Industries

The leading industries in Independence, Kansas are Manufacturing, 24%; Educational, health and social services, 18%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Independence job listings indicate that the following industries in Independence are hiring the most workers:

Independence Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Independence, Kansas is $23,284, and the median income of households in Independence was $29,574.

Average Salaries in Independence, KS

Independence, KS


According to our Independence Trends data, the number of Independence, Kansas jobs has decreased by 14% since October 2013.
Independence job trends

Independence Employment Statistics

Population of Independence
Total population 9,846
Male 47.34%
Female 52.66%
Median age 37.4
Independence Housing
Owner-occupied homes 64.6%
Median cost of a home $49,000
Median mortgage payment $361
Renter-occupied homes 35.4%
Vacant housing 12.6%
Median monthly rent $415
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $26,552
Median for all female full-time $20,017
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 28%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 21%
Currently married 55%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 13%
White 90%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
Independence Commute
Carpool 13.3%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 13 minutes