Florence, SC


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Living in Florence

Florence is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 38,228 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Florence is the tenth largest community in South Carolina.

Florence is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Florence is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Florence who work in office and administrative support (13.16%), sales jobs (11.92%), and healthcare (10.96%).

The overall education level of Florence citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.62% of adults in Florence have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Florence in 2010 was $26,983, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,932 for a family of four. However, Florence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Florence is an extremely 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 German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.