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Population (year 2000): 23,551. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,349 (+11.9% change)
Males: 11,179 (47.5%), Females: 12,372 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $42,567 (year 2000)
Median house value: $102,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Florence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (28.4%), Irish (16.5%), United States (13.7%), English (11.2%), French (3.2%), Italian (2.4%).

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Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 9.9 square miles

Florence,

For population 25 years and over in Florence

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

5.1% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,101 (+21.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Cincinnati, (13.8 miles pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (286.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY (2.8 miles Elsmere, KY (2.8 miles Oakbrook, KY (3.6 miles Erlanger, KY (3.9 miles Union, KY (5.3 miles Edgewood, KY (5.5 miles Burlington, Hills, KY (5.7 miles Crestview Hills, KY (5.8 miles Villa

Latitude: 38.99 N, Longitude: 84.64 W


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.6%), Educational,health and social services (14.6%), Retail trade (13.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,976 (+33.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,364 (27.6%)


 

Crime in Florence by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0
Rapes 8 5 7 5
    per 100,000 34.0 21.2 29.7 21.2
Robberies 43 24 32 30
    per 100,000 182.6 101.9 135.9 127.4
Assaults 56 59 51 56
    per 100,000 237.8 250.5 216.6 237.8
Burglaries 188 180 169 160
    per 100,000 798.3 764.3 717.6 679.4
Thefts 1,342 1,185 1,279 1,278
    per 100,000 5698.3 5031.6 5430.8 5426.5
Auto thefts 91 103 81 93
    per 100,000 386.4 437.3 343.9 394.9
430.6 378.9 395.2 390.5


Average climate in Florence, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Florence,

Florence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Florence city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Shaun Alexander - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Aug 30, 1977).


Hospitals/medical centers in Florence:
  • GATEWAY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (5940 MERCHANTS STREET)
  • ST LUKE HOSP WEST (7380 TURFWAY RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Florence:
  • HEALTH SOUTH NORTHERN (about 6 miles; EDGEWOOD, KY)
  • MERCY FRANCISCAN HOSP WESTERN HILLS (about 9 miles; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • NORTHKEY COMMUNITY CARE INTENSIVE SERV (about 10 miles; COVINGTON, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Florence:
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 3 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)
  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 18 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: LUK)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 67 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Florence:
  • ACTION AIRPARK (about 15 miles; HARDENSTOWN, IN; ID: I38)
  • CINCINNATI WEST (about 20 miles; HARRISON, OH; ID: I67)
  • MAYS (about 21 miles; NEWTOWN, OH; ID: 1W4)

Amtrak station near Florence:
  • 11 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7 $27,783 $47,628 2 $1,900
Other Government Administration 11 $34,939 $38,115 7 $9,952
Police Protection - Officers 51 $209,936 $49,396 1 $2,216
Police - Other 4 $10,120 $30,360 0 $0
Firefighters 37 $159,674 $51,786 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,097 $37,164 1 $815
Streets and Highways 14 $37,901 $32,486 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $3,252 $39,024 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $24,009 $26,191 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,934 $47,208 1 $744
Water Supply 9 $21,693 $28,924 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 15 $46,098 $36,878 1 $883
Totals for Government 162 $582,437 $43,143 13 $16,510


Colleges/Universities in Florence:
  • KENTUCKY CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 210; Location: 8095 CONNECTOR DR; Private, for-profit)
  • INTERACTIVE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 126; Location: 11 SPIRAL DR BLDG 13 STE 8; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ict-ils.edu)
  • THE HAIR DESIGN SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 40; Location: 7285 TURFWAY RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:
  • CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 14 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 22,355)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 4,977)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 36 miles; OXFORD, OH; FT enrollment: 15,704)
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 59 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 11,734)
Public high school in Florence:
  • BOONE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,448; Location: 7056 BURLINGTON PK; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Florence:
  • HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 385; Location: 7216 HWY 42; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Florence:
  • ERPENBECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 884; Location: US 42 9001 WETHERINGTON BLVD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OCKERMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 778; Location: 8300 US 42; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OCKERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 688; Location: 8250 US 42; Grades: PK - 05)
  • A M YEALEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 10 YEALEY DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RECTOR A JONES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 8000 SPRUCE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FLORENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 103 CENTER ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HILLARD COLLINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 9000 SPRUCE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Florence:
  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 7303 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 154; Location: 31 SPIRAL DRIVE; Grades: PK - 11)
  • LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE II (Students: 116; Location: 7269 BURLINGTON PIKE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER & KINDER (Students: 115; Location: 300 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 93; Location: 10310 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - 4)
  • LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE IV (Students: 72; Location: 8490 OLD TOLL ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable location: Kentucky Raceway (A).

Church in Florence: Kento-Boo Church (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fowlers Fork (A), Long Branch (B).


Florence compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCVG (1320 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER SR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WNLT (104.3 FM; HARRISON, OH; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Florence:
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)

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