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 (22.60%), healthcare (12.56%), and management occupations (8.22%).
The overall crime rate in Florence is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
As is often the case in a small town, Florence doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Florence who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.42% of the adults in Florence have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Florence in 2010 was $24,786, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,144 for a family of four. However, Florence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Florence is a very 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, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and African languages.