With just over 7,100 residents in 9.73 square miles, the City Of Independence embraces all the character and charm of a small town community while maintaining a robust commercial setting as well.
Beautiful civic and recreation facilities offer a variety of community activities and programming year round, which brings families and neighbors together in a rich experience of community life.
We are home to an impressive corporate roster and one of the largest business corridors of the region. Corporate headquarters, service-related businesses, and light industrial companies enjoy the central location and low tax-rate that Independence offers.
Today's key to success for Independence is maintaining a financial balance, having top-notch public services, modern municipal facilities, superior transportation, and access to quality schools; all of which make Independence an appealing place to work, live, visit and raise a family within the "Heart of Cuyahoga County."