Independence Real Estate

Independence, MO is a city located in Jackson County, Missouri, in the Midwestern region of the United States. The city has a population of approximately 117,000 people and is known for its rich history and numerous cultural attractions.

The lifestyle in Independence is generally relaxed and family-oriented. The city has a strong sense of community, and residents often participate in local events and festivals. The cost of living in Independence is slightly lower than the national average, which makes it an attractive option for those looking to live in a suburban area with easy access to city amenities.

As of 2021, the residential real estate market in Independence is experiencing a strong demand for homes, and prices are steadily increasing. The median home value in Independence is around $142,000, and the average price per square foot is approximately $100. The market is competitive, and homes tend to sell quickly, with an average of 27 days on the market.

The commercial property market in Independence is also experiencing growth, with many new businesses moving into the area. The average price per square foot for commercial properties is around $120, which is slightly lower than the national average.

There are several neighborhoods in Independence that offer a variety of housing options. Some popular neighborhoods include Englewood, Rock Creek, and Sugar Creek. Each neighborhood has its own unique character and offers a range of amenities.

There are many things to do in Independence, including visiting the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, the National Frontier Trails Museum, and the 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home & Museum. The city also has several parks and outdoor recreation areas, including the Little Blue Trace Trail and the George Owens Nature Park.

Independence has a diverse culinary scene, with many locally-owned restaurants offering a range of cuisine options. Some popular restaurants include Ophelia's, Cafe Verona, and Corner Cafe.

Independence has a rich history, and played an important role in the development of the United States. The city was the starting point for the Oregon Trail, California Trail, and Santa Fe Trail, which were important routes for westward expansion. Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, was born and raised in Independence, and the city is home to several museums and landmarks dedicated to his life and legacy.

Independence - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Independence: $210,200 / County Avg $365,600


Avg Taxes in Independence: $2,000 / County Avg $3,200


Avg Sq. Ft. in Independence: 1,651 / County Avg 2,000


Avg Price per/sqft in Independence:$127 / County Avg $183


Avg Walkscore in Independence: 33 / County Avg 32


Avg Year Built in Independence: 1963 / County Avg 1970


Avg Days on Website in Independence: 60 / County Avg 107


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Neighborhoods in Independence MO
Allens Resurvey
Allin Farm
Anderson John Addition
Apple Tree Manor
Arrow Rock
Bellevista Annex
Bellevista Heights
Bellevista Village
Bennetts Villa
Blue Mills
Blue Ridge View
Blue Skyline Acres
Blue Vue
Blue Vue Hills
Broad Acres
Cantrells Subdivision
Carriage Hills
Castle Woods East
Chapel Park
Chapels Three
Churchill Estate
Clarendon Place
College Lawn
Country Meadows
Country Meadows Patio
Country Meadows South
Crescent Meadows
Dickinsons W B Add
Drumm Farm Villas
East Independence
East Lynn Addition
Eden Park
Edgewood Park
Ellison Place
Englewood Annex
Englewood Drive
Englewood View
Erwins Add
Evanston Golf Lands
Fairland Grove
Fairway Park
Far View Heights
Far View North
Forbis Park
Franklins Terrace
French Park
Freys Acres
Glendale Gardens
Grafton Place
Greggs Resurvey
Gudgell Park
Haden Heights
Hansbroughs Joseph Sub
Harrisons Park
Hawthorne Place
Heritage Park
Hillbrook Add
Hocker Homestead
Idlewild Park
Kelley Heights
Kerrington Woods
Manor Oaks
Mayers Add
Mc Cauleys Park
Mc Cormick Add
Milton Resurvey
Moore James F Add
Mount Washington
Nativity Manor
New Salem
New Town at Harmony
Nottingham Place
Obermeyer Acres
Osage Village
Ott & Moores Add
Ott & Roberts
Pickwick Place
Pitner Heights
Queen City Acres
Queen City Park
Regency Heights
Remington Villas
Rockwell Estates
Rushton Heights
Saddle Ridge Villas
Santa Fe Acres
South Maywood
Sterling View
Sycamore Hills
The Cliffs
The Dominion
The Forest
Timberlake Village
Union Place
Vernon Place
Voorheis Vale
Waldo Place
West End Add
Westchester Estates
Westport Plaza
Westwood Hills
Whispering Meadows