Over 350,000 people live within a 30 minute drive of Independence filling over 214,000 jobs. This sizable, skilled workforce coupled with our high-speed fiber telecommunications infrastructure and proximity to Interstate 5 make Independence an ideal location for a wide variety of employers.
Take a look around our website and then come take a look around our town. You’ll like what you find.

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Independence 2040 Vision Plan
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Economic Development Director

Shawn Irvine

  • (503) 837-1191

  • 555 South Main Street
    Independence, OR 97351

  • Office Hours: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
    Monday-Friday (Closed Holidays)