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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.

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Kansas City, MO 64109

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2 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, North Hyde Park)


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2 Beds1 Bath
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Kansas City, MO 64105

$750 - $1400

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, River Market)


$750 - $1400

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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North Kansas City, MO 64116

$750 - $1255

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

North Kansas City, MO (Northland)


$750 - $1255

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Kansas City, MO 64111

$650 - $2500

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, Southmoreland)

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$650 - $2500

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Kansas City, MO 64105

From $900

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, Quality Hill...)

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From $900

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Kansas City, MO 64111

From $550

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Broadway Gillham)


From $550

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
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Kansas City, MO 64112

From $1025

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Park Central-Research Park)


From $1025

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Blue Springs, MO 64014

From $750

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Blue Springs, MO (Meadowridge Townhouses)


From $750

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Blue Springs, MO 64015

$495 - $795

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Blue Springs, MO (Hampton Place)

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$495 - $795

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Kansas City, MO 64111

From $1318

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, Old Westport)

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From $1318

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Kansas City, MO 64112

$1125 - $1985

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, Plaza Westport)


$1125 - $1985

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Kansas City, MO 64129

$550 - $650

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (East Side, Eastwood Hill East)

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$550 - $650

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Kansas City, MO 64126

$550 - $850

1-4 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Central Blue Valley - Park Tower Garde, East Side)

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$550 - $850

1-4 Beds1 Bath
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Raytown, MO 64129

$687 - $773

1-2 Beds1 Bath

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Kansas City, MO 64109

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Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, North Hyde Park)


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Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
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Kansas City, MO 64109

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2-3 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, North Hyde Park)


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2-3 Beds1 Bath
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Kansas City, MO 64105

$507 - $850

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, Garment District...)


$507 - $850

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Raytown, MO 64138

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1-3 Beds1 Bath

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Kansas City, MO 64105

$900 - $1410

Loft1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, Garment District...)

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$900 - $1410

Loft1-2 Baths