Independence, MO 64056 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 64056: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Independence, MO 64056

Acceptable Alternative
Sugar Creek, MO 64056

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 189
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,957
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 341
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.118, Longitude -94.347
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Independence, MO 64056 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,621
Population in Households 16,587
Population in Familes 14,122
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 815
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 5,981
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 4,456
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,272 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,709 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 389 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $113,077
Average Home Value $148,075


Median Household Income $52,595
Average Household Income $63,434
Per Capita Income $22,869
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.27%
Households 0.05% 0.23%
Families -0.06% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Independence, MO 64056 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 64056 to the other 1,011 ZIP Codes in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 120 88th
Population Density1 # 135 87th
Diversity Index2 # 104 90th
Median Household Income # 209 79th
Per Capita Income # 398 61st

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