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Independence - Town vs. County Stats

Independence - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Independence: $172,400 / County Avg $279,700


Avg Taxes in Independence: $1,700 / County Avg $2,400


Avg Sq. Ft. in Independence: 1,797 / County Avg 2,158


Avg Price per/ft2 in Independence: $96 / County Avg $130


Avg Walkscore in Independence: 28 / County Avg 32


Avg Year Built in Independence: 1964 / County Avg 1968


Avg Days on Website in Independence: 85 / County Avg 82


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Independence is the fifth-largest city in the state of Missouri. It lies within Jackson County, of which it is the county seat. Independence is a satellite city of Kansas City, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. In 2010, it had a total population of 116,830.
Independence is known as the "Queen City of the Trails" because it was a point of departure for the California, Oregon and Santa Fe Trails. Independence was also the hometown of U.S. President Harry S. Truman; the Truman Presidential Library and Museum is located in the city, and Truman and First Lady Bess Truman are buried here. The city is also sacred to many Latter Day Saints, with Joseph Smith's 1831 Temple Lot being located here, as well as the headquarters of several Latter Day Saint factions.
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