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Overview of Independence

Looking to escape the hustle of downtown Kansas City without resorting to rural living? Independence apartments for rent may be the perfect option. Located just 14 miles away from Kansas City, this all-American city boasts a family-friendly environment with an abundance of local amenities. Ripe with rich history and teeming with dense culture, Independence spans 78 square miles and is the fourth largest city in the state. Independence is home to approximately 117,200 people, and it remains one of the most beloved travel destinations in the region. With more than 40 parks, top-notch schools and some of the finest shopping amenities in the area, there are plenty of reasons why Independence apartments for rent are ideal.

Living in Independence

When you're looking at Independence apartments for rent, you'll find a pleasant balance of historical prevalence and modern amenities. The city is home to the historic Independence Square, a community ice rink, an abundance of shopping districts and centers and plenty of attractions for the kids. It's no wonder AreaVibes gave the city a score of 76 for its livability, which was based on nearby attractions, low cost of living in Independence apartments, high graduation rates and high income per capita. Here you can explore the rich history while enjoying the great outdoors at attractions like the National Frontier Trails Museum and the Wagon Swales and Walking Trail.

Independence Apartments and Cost of Living

Apartments for rent in Independence won't cut into your wallet too much, despite the vast opportunities in the community. The median rental rate is 8 percent more than the rest of the state, and the overall cost of living is 3 percent more than what the average Missourian pays. However, the cost of living is 3 percent less than the national average, making it an inexpensive place to move for anyone coming from out of state.

Unless you are looking for apartments in Independence within the downtown center of Independence, you'll need a car to get around here. The average cost of a gallon of gas is 1 percent more expensive than the rest of the state, and the average travel time for workers is 8 percent longer.

Apartments in Independence Work and Study

You'll find a prosperous business community within a 10-minute drive of Independence apartments for rent. The top employers in the area include Alliant Tech Systems, Burd and Fletcher, Centerpoint Medical Center and the city government. The easy access to Kansas City also opens up plenty of opportunities for employment, as well as education for Independence residents. National American University and Graceland University, Independence campus are both located within the city.

Furnished Studio - Kansas City - Kansas City, MO 64111
11

Kansas City, MO 64111

$1575

1 Bed 0 Baths

Kansas City, MO (South Hyde Park, Southmoreland)


$1575

1 Bed 0 Baths

Westport Manor - Kansas City, MO 64111
18

Kansas City, MO 64111

$675 - $1500

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Westport)


$675 - $1500

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Northbrook Gardens - Kansas City, MO 64118
27

Kansas City, MO 64118

$525 - $1005

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Antioch Hiland Acres)


$525 - $1005

164 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Timberline - Kansas City, MO 64116
17

Kansas City, MO 64116

$545 - $979

1-4 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Hayden Heights)


$545 - $979

144 Units 1-4 Beds 1-2 Baths

Village At Adams Dairy - Blue Springs, MO 64014
28

Blue Springs, MO 64014

$910 - $1039

3 Beds 2 Baths

Vivion Oaks - Kansas City, MO 64118
30

Kansas City, MO 64118

$535 - $1005

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO


$535 - $1005

310 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Chapel Ridge - Blue Springs, MO 64014
27

Blue Springs, MO 64014

$622 - $855

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Blue Springs, MO


$622 - $855

216 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Prospect Studios - Gladstone, MO 64118
23

Gladstone, MO 64118

$525

0 Beds 0 Baths

Gladstone, MO (Northaven Village)


$525

0 Beds 0 Baths

Mission Road Studios - Kansas City, KS 66103
25

Kansas City, KS 66103

$575 - $599

0 Beds 1 Bath

Kansas City, KS (Rosedale)


$575 - $599

0 Beds 1 Bath

Broadway Village - Gladstone, MO 64118
10

Gladstone, MO 64118

$445 - $645

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Gladstone, MO (Shady Lane, Stormy Acres)


$445 - $645

97 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Rivermont - Riverside, MO 64150
11

Riverside, MO 64150

$515 - $595

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Riverside, MO


$515 - $595

108 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Polo Run Apartments - Kansas City, MO 64131
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Kansas City, MO 64131

$625 - $825

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Boone Hills)


$625 - $825

168 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Barrewoods - Kansas City, MO 64156
35

Kansas City, MO 64156

$825 - $1315

1-3 Beds 0 Baths

Kansas City, MO


$825 - $1315

340 Units 1-3 Beds 0 Baths

Falls At Cottonwood Creek - Kansas City, KS 66106
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Kansas City, KS 66106

$625 - $675

2-3 Beds 1 Bath

Kansas City, KS (Argentine)


$625 - $675

144 Units 2-3 Beds 1 Bath

Wellington Club - Mission, KS 66202
1

Mission, KS 66202

$625 - $975

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Mission, KS


$625 - $975

224 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Bridges at Foxridge - Mission, KS 66202
15

Mission, KS 66202

$542 - $1295

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Mission, KS


$542 - $1295

317 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Brownstone At Overland Park - Overland Park, KS 66202
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Overland Park, KS 66202

$605 - $780

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Overland Park, KS (Crestview)


$605 - $780

156 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Briarwood Gardens - Grandview, MO 64030
27

Grandview, MO 64030

$505 - $725

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Park Apartments - Overland Park, KS 66204
36

Overland Park, KS 66204

$619 - $755

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Overland Park, KS (Strang Line)


$619 - $755

279 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

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