Florence is a tiny town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 600 people and just one neighborhood, Florence is the 416th largest community in Wisconsin. Much of the housing stock in Florence was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Florence is a blue-collar town, with 48.94% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Florence is a town of construction workers and builders, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Florence who work in office and administrative support (13.30%), management occupations (12.23%) and healthcare suport services (7.98%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Florence has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Florence has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Florence than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Florence may be for you.
Florence is a very car-oriented town. 97.04% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Florence is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Florence has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small town, Florence doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.