Florence is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,231 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Florence is the 778th largest community in Texas.
Florence real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Florence house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Florence is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 48.55% of the Florence workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Florence is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Florence who work in office and administrative support (9.86%), sales jobs (9.48%), and food service (6.96%).
Florence’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Florence is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Florence have a very low rate of college education: just 7.07% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Florence in 2010 was $20,837, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,348 for a family of four. However, Florence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Florence also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Florence include Irish, English, French , and French Canadian.
Florence also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.12%.
The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.