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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.

The Briarcliff City Apartments - Kansas City, MO 64116
27

Kansas City, MO 64116

$999 - $1799

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Briarcliff Office Park)


$999 - $1799

263 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Villa Milano Apartments & Villas - Overland Park, KS 66224
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(20)

Overland Park, KS 66224

$945 - $3150

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Residences at New Longview - Lees Summit, MO 64081
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Lees Summit, MO 64081

Contact for Pricing

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Downtown KC Property Management - Kansas City, MO 64106
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(2)

Kansas City, MO 64106

$850 - $2200

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Central Business District)

(2)

$850 - $2200

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Haven at Shoal Creek - Kansas City, MO 64158
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Kansas City, MO 64158

$870 - $1790

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Village)


$870 - $1790

275 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

West End at City Center - Lenexa, KS 66219
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(35)

Lenexa, KS 66219

$845 - $1580

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Corinth Communities - Prairie Village, KS 66208
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(87)

Prairie Village, KS 66208

$822 - $1876

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Prairie Village, KS

(87)

$822 - $1876

342 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Haven at Prairie Trace - Overland Park, KS 66223
27

Overland Park, KS 66223

$815 - $1560

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Overland Park, KS (Sandstone Creek)


$815 - $1560

280 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Highlands Apartments North & South - Overland Park, KS 66204
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Overland Park, KS 66204

$1130 - $1415

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Overland Park, KS (Grantioch, Highpointe Village)


$1130 - $1415

448 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

ROASTER'S BLOCK - Kansas City, MO 64105
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Kansas City, MO 64105

$995 - $3200

0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Central Business District)


$995 - $3200

146 Units 0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

The Crossing At Barry Road - Kansas City, MO 64151
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(93)

Kansas City, MO 64151

$752 - $1592

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Kelly Crossing)

(93)

$752 - $1592

624 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Carrington Park - Kansas City, MO 64155
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(17)

Kansas City, MO 64155

$780 - $1450

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Carrington Park)

(17)

$780 - $1450

298 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Pheasant Run - Lees Summit, MO 64086
12

Lees Summit, MO 64086

$660 - $1190

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Villas At Carrington Square - Overland Park, KS 66221
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(19)

Overland Park, KS 66221

$932 - $2089

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Overland Park, KS (Carrington Square)

(19)

$932 - $2089

278 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Nori Apartments - Kansas City, MO 64118
28

Kansas City, MO 64118

$720 - $850

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

The Heights at Linden Square - Gladstone, MO 64118
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(6)

Gladstone, MO 64118

$715 - $1385

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Pinehurst - Kansas City, MO 64118
12

Kansas City, MO 64118

$715 - $1055

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Pinehurst)


$715 - $1055

146 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Haven Kansas City - Kansas City, MO 64134
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(7)

Kansas City, MO 64134

$725 - $875

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Fairlane)

(7)

$725 - $875

388 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Infinity at Plaza West - Kansas City, MO 64111
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Kansas City, MO 64111

$675 - $979

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (The Plaza, West Plaza)


$675 - $979

222 Units 0-2 Beds 1 Bath

The Preserve at Overland Park - Overland Park, KS 66213
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(18)

Overland Park, KS 66213

$799 - $1400

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

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