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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.

Summerset Apartments

Independence, MO 64055

$640+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Summerset Apartments

Independence, MO (Glendale)


$640+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
Pepperwood Apartments
9

Independence, MO 64057

$795+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Pepperwood Apartments

Independence, MO (Blackburn)

(9)

$795+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
12
Cornerstone Apartments

Independence, MO 64057

$835+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Cornerstone Apartments

Independence, MO (Blackburn)


$835+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Hawthorne Place Apartments

Independence, MO 64056

$579+

1-3 Beds1 Bath

Hawthorne Place Apartments

Independence, MO (Randall)


$579+

1-3 Beds1 Bath
Coventry Park Apartments

Independence, MO 64055

$655+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Coventry Park Apartments

Independence, MO (39th East)


$655+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
3
Eastland Court Senior Apartments

Independence, MO 64055

$1,020+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Eastland Court Senior Apartments

Independence, MO (Highland Manor)


$1,020+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
12
Lexington Square
1

Independence, MO 64055

$595+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Lexington Square

Independence, MO

(1)

$595+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
17
Stoneybrook Apartment Homes

Independence, MO 64056

$485+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Stoneybrook Apartment Homes

Independence, MO (Farview)


$485+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
20
Sunnyside Garden of Independence

Independence, MO 64055

$525+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Sunnyside Garden of Independence

Independence, MO


$525+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
19
Cedar Brooke

Independence, MO 64055

$650+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Cedar Brooke

Independence, MO (Southern)


$650+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
25
Independence Ridge

Independence, MO 64055

$625+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Independence Ridge

Independence, MO (Blackburn)


$625+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
25
Whispering Lake

Kansas City, MO 64133

$604+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Whispering Lake

Kansas City, MO (East Side, Riss Lake)


$604+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
Stadium View Apartments
5

Kansas City, MO 64129

$550+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

3 Units Available

Stadium View Apartments

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

(5)

$550+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
3 Units Available
The Lodge
3

Blue Springs, MO 64015

$654+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

The Lodge

Blue Springs, MO

(3)

$654+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
Jazz District and Highland Place Apartments

Kansas City, MO 64108

$592+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

4 Units Available

Jazz District and Highland Place Apartments

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, Wendell Phillips)


$592+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
4 Units Available
Clear View Apartments
4

Kansas City, MO 64138

$619+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

9 Units Available

Clear View Apartments

Kansas City, MO (South Side)

(4)

$619+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
9 Units Available
Longfellow Heights

Kansas City, MO 64108

$598+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Longfellow Heights

Kansas City, MO (Downtown Kansas City, Longfellow)


$598+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
16
Brownhardt

Kansas City, MO 64109

$732+

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

10+ Units Available

Brownhardt

Kansas City, MO (Central Hyde Park, Midtown)


$732+

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
10+ Units Available
Argyle on 12th

Kansas City, MO 64106

$845+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Argyle on 12th

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


$845+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
39
East 9 at Pickwick Plaza Apartments

Kansas City, MO 64106

$800+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

East 9 at Pickwick Plaza Apartments

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


$800+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available