Live, Work, and Play in Independence

With several Fortune 500 employers, a full-service hospital, and a quality school system that prepares children for lifelong success, Independence is the perfect midpoint between small-town living and big-city opportunities. You’ll find the community bustling with activity during many annual celebrations, such as BrewBQ and the Buchanan County Fair. Independence is also an education hub, with a new junior and senior high school built in 2013 and eight colleges and universities within a 60-mile radius.

Want to explore the historical roots of this community? Take a trip over to Cedar Rock State Park to see the Walter House, a home designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Venture downtown and embark on an underground city tour to see the original Main Street as it was in the 1840s and 1850s, preserved beneath today’s existing storefronts. And don’t forget to visit the iconic six-story Wapsipinicon Mill, one of Iowa’s largest grist mills and a cornerstone of the community. If you’re looking for more modern fun, take in the thrilling action at Independence Motor Speedway or wander through the shops downtown, where you’ll find the beautiful Wapsipinicon River snaking through town.

  • 23 Total Listings
  • $314,096 Average Price
  • $1,325,000 Highest Price
  • $79,900 Lowest Price
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School District: Independence Community Schools
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Founded in 1847
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8 city parks with playgrounds
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40 local Amish shops selling handmade and homemade goods
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23 Properties Found. Page 1 of 3.
Photo of Listing #20234969

2142 220th Street, Independence

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 4,330 SqFt $1,325,000
Curt Martin RE/MAX Independence Realty
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2265 Quasqueton Diagonal Boulevard, Independence

4 Beds | 4 Baths | 2,776 SqFt $699,000
Steven Ohl Ohl Iowa Realty, Inc
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2177 Frost Avenue, Independence

3 Beds | 2 Baths | 3,332 SqFt $515,000
Lance Bertram Fischels Residential Group
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2195 Double L Drive, Independence

4 Beds | 5 Baths | 3,633 SqFt $410,000
James Hughes RE/MAX Independence Realty
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302 Matthew Street, Independence

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 2,537 SqFt $410,000
Kelly Walton Ohl Iowa Realty, Inc
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2146 220th St, Independence

5 Beds | 3 Baths | 2,112 SqFt $399,999
Jennifer Drewelow Century 21 Signature Real Estate Oelwein
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500 5th Ave Se, Independence

4 Beds | 3 Baths | 2,046 SqFt $389,000
Ellen Fowler Pinnacle Realty
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2201 220th St, Independence

2 Beds | 1 Baths | 1,316 SqFt $359,900
Angie Andersen Berkshire Hathaway Home Services One Realty Centre
Photo of Listing #20241322

506 16th Ave. N.e., Independence

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 2,361 SqFt $325,000
Curt Martin RE/MAX Independence Realty


Independence Homes For Sale

Discover the charm of Independence, Iowa, where homes for sale encapsulate the essence of Midwest living with a touch of uniqueness. Nestled within this welcoming community, you'll find homes that reflect a blend of classic architecture and modern comforts. 

The homes in Independence often feature spacious layouts with hardwood floors that flow seamlessly from room to room, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for friends and family alike. Imagine cozy evenings in living rooms adorned with brick fireplaces, providing a perfect setting for relaxation and gatherings. 

Independence homes for sale boast kitchens that are both functional and stylish, showcasing granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and ample cabinet space. These culinary spaces become the heart of the home, ideal for preparing family meals or entertaining friends. Many properties offer breakfast nooks or dining areas that overlook well-manicured yards, providing a serene backdrop for enjoying morning coffee or hosting dinners. 

The average price of listings in the area fall at $290,000, making for an affordable price for both a starter home and a home that you could be looking to settle down into, whether that be starting a family in, retiring, or simply a cozy home for young professionals.

Step into master suites designed for comfort, featuring plush carpeting, en-suite bathrooms, and walk-in closets that cater to the modern homeowner's needs. Independence homes for sale may even include bonus features such as beautiful, finish basements and offering additional space for recreation rooms, home offices, or guest quarters. Outdoor areas are characterized by expansive yards, providing ample space for outdoor activities with the entire family, room for the dog to run around in, gardening, or simply creating a private oasis.


Independence Community Features & Highlights

Begin your exploration in the compact and comfortable community of Independence, Iowa at the Independence Farmer's Market, a bustling hub where local vendors showcase fresh produce, handmade crafts, and artisanal goods. As you stroll through the lively market, engage with friendly faces, and savor the flavors of locally grown delights, you'll feel the heartbeat of Independence's agricultural heritage. 

For a step back in time for history lovers, take a visit to the Buchanan County Historical Society Museum, an architectural gem housing artifacts that illuminate the town's past. Wander through exhibits depicting life in early Iowa, marvel at vintage artifacts, and immerse yourself in the captivating tales that shaped Independence into the charming community it is today. 

Nature enthusiasts can find solace at Riverwalk Parks, a picturesque stretch along the Wapsipinicon River offering scenic trails and serene picnic spots. Whether you're seeing a leisurely stroll or a peaceful spot to enjoy a book, the park provides a tranquil escape into the beauty of Independence's natural landscapes. 

Both history and art lovers will find inspiration at the Heartland Acres Agribition Center, a unique blend of agriculture and innovation. Explore interactive exhibits that celebrate the town's farming heritage and marvel at displays of vintage tractors, bringing the roots of Independence's agricultural prowess to life. 

The IDX information being provided by the Northeast Iowa Regional Board of REALTORS® is exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use, and it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. The data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS.

Listing information last updated on May 22nd, 2024 at 12:53am CDT.