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Population (year 2000): 30,248. Estimated population in July 2005: 31,269 (+3.4% change)
Males: 13,701 (45.3%), Females: 16,547 (54.7%)

Florence County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $35,388 (year 2000)
Median house value: $91,300 (year 2000)

Florence, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Florence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.7%)
  • Black (44.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (8.4%), English (7.8%), German (5.7%), Irish (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Scottish (2.6%).South Carolina

Elevation: 149 feet

Land area: 17.7 square miles

Florence,

For population 25 years and over in Florence

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence city

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

2.0% Foreign born (0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -724 (-2.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Fayetteville, (84.8 miles pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (101.3 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (512.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: SC (4.2 miles Quinby, SC (10.4 miles Darlington, SC (12.1 miles Timmonsville, SC (14.5 miles Coward, SC (18.6 miles Scranton, SC (19.2 miles Pamplico, SC (19.8 miles Lamar, SC (20.3 miles Olanta,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1998: 0 buildings

Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 79.77 W

Area code: 843

Florence, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.7%), Manufacturing (14.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,880 (+49.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,844 (52.4%)

Crime in Florence by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 1 1 3 6 7
    per 100,000 13.2 3.3 3.3 9.9 19.8 23.1
Rapes 5 12 22 19 21 15
    per 100,000 16.5 39.7 72.7 62.8 69.4 49.6
Robberies 110 94 103 113 155 162
    per 100,000 363.7 310.8 340.5 373.6 512.4 535.6
Assaults 502 498 363 252 296 342
    per 100,000 1659.6 1646.4 1200.1 833.1 978.6 1130.7
Burglaries 482 576 504 540 611 667
    per 100,000 1593.5 1904.3 1666.2 1785.2 2020.0 2205.1
Thefts 2,465 2,852 2,662 2,524 2,892 2,776
    per 100,000 8149.3 9428.7 8800.6 8344.4 9561.0 9177.5
Auto thefts 203 198 192 184 246 221
    per 100,000 671.1 654.6 634.8 608.3 813.3 730.6
952.1 1004.5 894.0 821.1 985.9 1009.7

Average climate in Florence, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Florence,

Florence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Florence city center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category 4 tornado 32.3 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Reggie Sanders - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Dec 1, 1967), Carlos Powell - College basketball player (South Carolina Gamecocks), Major Wingate - College basketball player (Tennessee Volunteers).


Hospitals/medical centers in Florence:
  • CAROLINAS HOSPITAL SYSTEM (805 PAMPLICO HWY BOX 100550)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF FLORENCE (900 EAST CHEVES STREET)
  • MCLEOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (555 E CHEVES ST BOX 8700)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA (121 EAST CEDAR STREET)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Florence:
  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 4 miles; FLORENCE, SC; ID: FLO)
  • SHAW AFB (about 51 miles; SUMTER, SC; ID: SSC)
  • MYRTLE BEACH INTL (about 70 miles; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; ID: MYR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Florence:
  • HUGGINS MEMORIAL (about 11 miles; TIMMONSVILLE, SC; ID: 58J)
  • BRANHAMS (about 12 miles; DARLINGTON, SC; ID: 6J7)
  • DARLINGTON COUNTY JETPORT (about 19 miles; DARLINGTON, SC; ID: UDG)

Amtrak station:
FLORENCE (807 E. DAY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
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
Streets and Highways 27 $54,830 $24,368 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $20,143 $30,214 0 $0
Water Supply 50 $112,786 $27,068 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $17,313 $41,551 1 $1,654
Parks and Recreation 17 $37,640 $26,569 1 $204
Solid Waste Management 22 $44,311 $24,169 0 $0
Financial Administration 12 $38,103 $38,103 0 $0
Other Government Administration 15 $53,397 $42,717 2 $3,584
Judicial and Legal 7 $22,592 $38,729 1 $458
Police Protection - Officers 96 $291,435 $36,429 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $29,614 $25,383 17 $8,841
Firefighters 67 $196,194 $35,139 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $4,844 $29,064 2 $2,103
Sewerage 56 $142,478 $30,531 0 $0
Totals for Government 398 $1,065,680 $32,131 24 $16,844
Colleges/Universities in Florence:
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,922; Location: 4622 EAST PALMETTO STREET; Public; Website: www.fmarion.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,619; Location: 2715 W. LUCAS STREET; Public; Website: WWW.FLO.TEC.SC.US)
  • MCLEOD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF MED TECHN (Location: 555 E CHEVES ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • BETTY STEVENS COSMETOLOGY INSTITUTE (Location: 301 RAINBOW DR; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Florence:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 54 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
  • COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; CONWAY, SC; FT enrollment: 4,067)
  • HORRY-GEORGETOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 62 miles; CONWAY, SC; FT enrollment: 2,315)
  • FAYETTEVILLE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 4,815)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 86 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; FT enrollment: 5,925)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 86 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 88 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; FT enrollment: 19,682)
Public high schools in Florence:
  • WEST FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,548; Location: 221 N BELTLINE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTH FLORENCE HIGH (Students: 1,535; Location: 3200 S. IRBY STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WILSON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,296; Location: 1411 OLD MARION HWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHOICES SCHOOL (Location: 1405 POINSET DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • FLORENCE CAREER CENTER (Location: 126 E HOWE SPRINGS; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Florence:
  • FLORENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 706; Location: 2308 SOUTH IRBY STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • JAMES F BYRNES ACADEMY (Students: 386; Location: 1201 E. ASHBY RD.; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 349; Location: 2624 WEST PALMETTO ST; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Florence:
  • SOUTHSIDE MIDDLE (Students: 916; Location: 200 E HOWE SPRINGS; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • HENRY L. SNEED MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 841; Location: 1102 EBENEZER ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CARVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 832; Location: 515 N. CASHUA DRIVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • MOORE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 800; Location: 1101 CHERAW DRIVE; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • WILLIAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 734; Location: 1119 NORTH IRBY ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GREENWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 697; Location: 2300 E HOWE SPRINGS RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DELMAE HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 668; Location: 1211 SOUTH CASHUA DR; Grades: KG - 04)
  • NORTH VISTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 591; Location: 1100 N IRBY STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MCLAURIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 566; Location: 1400 MCMILLAN LANE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ROYALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 1400 WOODS ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Florence:
  • ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL DAY SCH (Students: 415; Location: 1425 CHEROKEE ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • THE KINGS ACADEMY (Students: 334; Location: 220 BELTLINE; Grades: KG - 11)
  • ST ANTHONY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: PO BOX 5327 2536 W HOFFMEYER; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FLORENCE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 510 W PALMETTO ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 1501 SIESTA DRIVE; Grades: KG - 7)
  • HIGHLAND PARK KINDERGARTEN (Students: 100; Location: 1300 SECOND LOOP RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EBENEZER BAPTIST WEEKDAY EDUCA (Students: 94; Location: 524 EBENEZOR ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CENTER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 534 AZALEA LANE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • TODDLERS INN DAYCARE KINDERGAR (Students: 84; Location: 2030 N CASHUA DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST KINDERGARTEN (Students: 76; Location: 915 CHEROKEE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Florence:
  • FLORENCE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,409,668; Location: 319 SOUTH IRBY STREET; 235,732 books; 5,750 audio materials; 2,880 video materials; 455 serial subscriptions)
 

Florence compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOLS (1230 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: WOLS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYNN (540 AM; 0 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WHYM (1260 AM; 5 kW; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: GHB OF LAKE CITY, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPFM (1400 AM; 1 kW; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDKD (1310 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAY (1280 AM; 4 kW; MULLINS, SC; Owner: THE GREATER HWY CHURCH OF CHRIST)
Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:
  • W237AS (95.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNN-FM (106.3 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLPG (91.7 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSIM (93.7 FM; BISHOPVILLE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W283AB (104.5 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WURV (102.9 FM; SCRANTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDAR-FM (105.5 FM; DARLINGTON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMXT (102.1 FM; PAMPLICO, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWFN (100.1 FM; LAKE CITY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCSQ (92.5 FM; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLZ (100.5 FM; MARION, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRJA-FM (88.1 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWKT-FM (99.3 FM; KINGSTREE, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMG (94.3 FM; LATTA, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W206AR (89.1 FM; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Florence:
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WPDF-LP (Channel 56; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRJA-TV (Channel 27; SUMTER, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

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