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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Florence is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Florence is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Florence who work in management occupations (12.56%), office and administrative support (11.34%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.70%).
Florence is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Florence with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.10% of adults in Florence have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Florence in 2010 was $17,959, which is low income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,836 for a family of four.
Florence is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Native American. Florence also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Florence include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.