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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 64108

$850 - $3640

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, Westside North)


$850 - $3640

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
45

Kansas City, MO 64112

From $1128

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, Park Central-Research Park)


From $1128

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Blue Springs, MO 64014

From $750

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

22
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Blue Springs, MO 64015

$525 - $795

1-2 Beds1 Bath

266

Kansas City, MO 64111

$1244 - $4969

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, Old Westport)

(266)

$1244 - $4969

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Kansas City, MO 64112

$1195 - $2035

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, Plaza Westport)


$1195 - $2035

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
9

Kansas City, MO 64133

$560 - $775

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Ashland Ridge, East Side)

(9)

$560 - $775

1-2 Beds1 Bath
5

Kansas City, MO 64129

$550 - $650

1-2 Beds1 Bath

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

(5)

$550 - $650

1-2 Beds1 Bath
8

Kansas City, MO 64130

From $430

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (East Side, Oak Park Southeast)


From $430

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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Kansas City, MO 64109

From $662

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Central Hyde Park, Midtown)

(3)

From $662

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
2

Kansas City, MO 64109

From $595

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, North Hyde Park)


From $595

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
3

Kansas City, MO 64106

$575 - $798

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, The Downtown Loop)

(3)

$575 - $798

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
9

Kansas City, MO 64109

From $714

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Central Hyde Park, Midtown)


From $714

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
1

Kansas City, MO 64109

From $723

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, North Hyde Park)


From $723

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
2

Kansas City, MO 64109

From $744

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, North Hyde Park)


From $744

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
3

Kansas City, MO 64109

From $1395

2-3 Beds1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Midtown, North Hyde Park)


From $1395

2-3 Beds1 Bath
22

Kansas City, MO 64105

$550 - $956

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, The Downtown Loop)


$550 - $956

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
4

Kansas City, MO 64105

$975 - $1450

Loft1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, The Downtown Loop)

(4)

$975 - $1450

Loft1-2 Baths
1

Kansas City, MO 64111

Contact for Pricing

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Hanover Place, Midtown)


Contact for Pricing

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
3

Kansas City, MO 64111

From $568

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Broadway Gillham, Midtown)


From $568

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath