Florence is a very small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 3,865 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Florence is the 93rd largest community in Colorado.
Florence is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Florence is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Florence who work in management occupations (15.36%), office and administrative support (12.61%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.31%).
Being a small city, Florence does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Florence are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.51% of adults in Florence have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Florence in 2010 was $18,445, which is low income relative to Colorado, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,780 for a family of four. However, Florence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Florence home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Florence residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Florence also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Florence include English, Irish, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.