There are 16 hospice facilities serving Independence, Iowa. This includes 1 facility in Independence and 15 nearby. Hospice care costs in Iowa range from about $111 up to $200 daily, with a median expense running around $153. The monthly cost averages about $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. Annually, the median cost is about $55,080, which is on par with the US average of $55,080.
Independence is a small city in the State of Iowa. It is located in Buchanan County. While the surrounding metro area has 1,020,762 inhabitants, there are 8,648 residing in the city limits. The 55-and-over community currently makes up around 31% of the total population.
Independence has an above average SeniorScore™ of 72. The city has an average per capita income of $28,000. The average household income is $55,000 versus the average of $52,000 for the state of Iowa. The current unemployment rate is roughly 4.4% and the average home price is $190,500, which is somewhat higher than the state average of $153,000.
Independence has extreme mean temperatures, with cold winters and calm summers. The area gets low amounts of rain annually. Independence has very poor air quality ratings and a very low crime rate in comparison to other cities.