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The Town of Independence had a population of 169 as of July 1, 2021. Independence ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Independence is located at latitude 40.3029 and longitude -111.2569 in Wasatch County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Independence encompass a land area of 30.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wasatch County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,979 feet.

The Town of Independence has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Independence is located within Heber City East Division of Wasatch County.

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Independence, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 169 (100%)
Population in Households 165 (97.6%)
Population in Families 151 (89.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4 ( 2.4%)
Population Density 6
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $114,237
Average Household Income $140,220
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $40,880
Wealth Index5 202


Total HU (Housing Units) 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $675,000
Average Home Value $751,136
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.16% 5.51%
Households 0.0% 5.51%
Families 0.41% 5.31%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
Owner Occupied HU   6.4%

Independence, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Independence to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 303 8th
Population Density # 323 2nd
Median Household Income # 14 96th
Housing Affordability Index # 1 0th
Per Capita Income # 21 94th
Diversity Index # 52 84th

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