Florence is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,274 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Florence is the 778th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Florence is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 45.83% 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, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Florence who work in office and administrative support (14.06%), management occupations (8.07%), and healthcare (7.03%).
Also of interest is that Florence has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Florence’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Florence is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Florence, the average commute to work is 35.57 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
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 rate of college-level education in Florence is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.55% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Florence in 2018 was $22,002, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,008 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. Florence also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Florence include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.