Florence is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 4,363 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Florence is the 78th largest community in Mississippi.
Florence real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Florence house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Florence is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Florence is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Florence who work in office and administrative support (21.67%), healthcare (16.48%), and sales jobs (10.28%).
Florence’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small town, Florence doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Florence are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.73% of adults in Florence have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Florence in 2010 was $25,572, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,288 for a family of four. However, Florence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Florence is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 English, German, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.