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 37,625 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Florence is the tenth largest community in South Carolina.

Unlike some cities, Florence isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Florence are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (12.27%), sales jobs (11.43%), and healthcare (10.56%).

In terms of college education, Florence is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.36% of adults in Florence have a college degree.

The per capita income in Florence in 2018 was $30,482, 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 $121,928 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Florence include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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