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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.

Northland Passage - Kansas City, MO 64151
27

Kansas City, MO 64151

$591 - $1469

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Retreat At Tiffany Woods - Kansas City, MO 64154
37

Kansas City, MO 64154

Contact for Pricing

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Trails at the Ridge - Raytown, MO 64129
3
(9)

Raytown, MO 64129

$609 - $710

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Raytown, MO (Lewis Heights)

(9)

$609 - $710

200 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Timberlane Village - Kansas City, MO 64138
30

Kansas City, MO 64138

$570 - $895

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Loma Vista)


$570 - $895

456 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Ambassador - Kansas City, MO 64111
7

Kansas City, MO 64111

$637 - $1800

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Valentine)


$637 - $1800

186 Units 0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Coach House - Kansas City, MO 64131
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(169)

Kansas City, MO 64131

$534 - $1763

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Red Bridge, Red Bridge South)

(169)

$534 - $1763

807 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Kings - Kansas City, MO 64137
30

Kansas City, MO 64137

$515 - $875

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Hickman Mills)


$515 - $875

409 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

The Fountains At Lindenwoods - Kansas City, MO 64131
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(4)

Kansas City, MO 64131

Contact for Pricing

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (Linden Hills)

(4)

Contact for Pricing

244 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Suntree Apartments - Kansas City, KS 66103
9

Kansas City, KS 66103

$425 - $800

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Kansas City, KS (Rosedale)


$425 - $800

216 Units 0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Walnut Tower - Kansas City, MO 64106
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(4)

Kansas City, MO 64106

$719 - $1089

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Central Business District)

(4)

$719 - $1089

180 Units 0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Residences At Prairiefire - Overland Park, KS 66223
30

Overland Park, KS 66223

$974 - $2339

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Town Center - Overland Park, KS 66209
71

Overland Park, KS 66209

$955 - $1375

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Overland Park, KS (The Country Club)


$955 - $1375

156 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Riverstone Apartments - Kansas City, MO 64153
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(3)

Kansas City, MO 64153

$788 - $1775

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO

(3)

$788 - $1775

324 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

46 Penn - Kansas City, MO 64111
8

Kansas City, MO 64111

$1295 - $2835

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Kansas City, MO (The Plaza)


$1295 - $2835

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

City View - North Kansas City, MO 64116
14

North Kansas City, MO 64116

$950 - $1345

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

North Kansas City, MO


$950 - $1345

222 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Bradford Pointe - Overland Park, KS 66213
41
(6)

Overland Park, KS 66213

$900 - $1900

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Overland Park, KS

(6)

$900 - $1900

306 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Sandstone Creek - Overland Park, KS 66223
54

Overland Park, KS 66223

$847 - $1400

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Overland Park, KS


$847 - $1400

364 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Weston Point - Overland Park, KS 66209
13

Overland Park, KS 66209

$805 - $1410

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Overland Park, KS


$805 - $1410

350 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Richelieu - Kansas City, MO 64109
2

Kansas City, MO 64109

$850 - $1075

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Kansas City, MO (Central Hyde Park, Hyde Park)


$850 - $1075

16 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

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