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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
Independence County is located in Arkansas with a population of 37,097. In Independence County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Independence County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Independence County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$104,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$618
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Independence County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    138.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    129.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    9.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    222.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,628.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    138.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Independence County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,945
National
$55,322

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