Florence is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 32,227 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Florence is the eighth largest community in Kentucky.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Florence who work in office and administrative support (16.36%), management occupations (10.63%), and sales jobs (10.56%).
Also of interest is that Florence has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Florence is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.14% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Florence in 2010 was $27,535, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,140 for a family of four. However, Florence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Florence include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.