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Independence, Utah - Basic Facts

The Town of Independence had a population of 313 as of July 1, 2017. 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 40.4108 and longitude -111.2957 in Wasatch County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Independence (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2547778) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Independence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Independence, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 313
Daytime Population: Workers 19
Daytime Population: Residents 193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 212
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 304
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $100,000
Average Household Income $143,620
Per Capita Income $38,945


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $468,000
Average Home Value $657,622


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 9.14% 5.7%
Households 8.67% 5.3%
Families 9.67% 5.27%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Independence, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Independence to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 262 20th
Population Density # 316 3rd
Diversity Index # 84 75th
Median Household Income # 18 95th
Per Capita Income # 14 96th

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