Florence, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 39,852 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 18,278  (45.9%)
Females: 21,574  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35630, 35633, 35634.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,234 (it was $28,330 in 2000)
Florence:

$38,234
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,501 (it was $19,464 in 2000)

Florence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,572 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Florence:

$144,572
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $179,063; detached houses: $179,852; townhouses or other attached units: $441,648; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,771; mobile homes: $15,975

Median gross rent in 2017: $630.

March 2019 cost of living index in Florence: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.2%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.3% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 7.5% for other race residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Florence, AL (2017)
    • 29,92574.8%White alone
    • 7,46018.6%Black alone
    • 1,3713.4%Hispanic
    • 6721.7%Two or more races
    • 2720.7%Asian alone
    • 1360.3%American Indian alone
    • 820.2%Other race alone
    • 220.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Florence detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 64 registered sex offenders living in Florence, Alabama as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Florence is 627 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Florence by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(8.0)
3
(7.9)
1
(2.6)
1
(2.5)
2
(5.1)
3
(7.6)
1
(2.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.0)
1
(2.5)
4
(10.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(63.0)
8
(21.7)
16
(42.6)
14
(36.8)
12
(31.1)
10
(25.3)
19
(48.1)
28
(70.9)
25
(62.1)
21
(51.9)
19
(47.3)
30
(74.9)
23
(57.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
63
(172.7)
47
(127.8)
65
(172.9)
50
(131.4)
N/A29
(73.4)
45
(113.9)
56
(141.8)
44
(109.4)
23
(56.9)
46
(114.5)
40
(99.9)
30
(75.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
132
(361.9)
62
(168.6)
71
(188.9)
63
(165.5)
58
(150.1)
48
(121.5)
99
(250.6)
120
(303.9)
132
(328.1)
125
(309.2)
129
(321.2)
118
(294.6)
149
(373.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
410
(1,124)
403
(1,096)
485
(1,290)
415
(1,091)
N/A394
(997.3)
454
(1,149)
324
(820.6)
250
(621.3)
295
(729.6)
242
(602.6)
319
(796.3)
282
(706.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,297
(3,555)
1,315
(3,575)
1,335
(3,551)
1,184
(3,111)
1,475
(3,817)
1,155
(2,923)
1,223
(3,095)
1,380
(3,495)
1,137
(2,826)
1,147
(2,837)
1,052
(2,620)
1,239
(3,093)
1,215
(3,043)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(153.5)
57
(155.0)
57
(151.6)
38
(99.9)
30
(77.6)
43
(108.8)
63
(159.4)
103
(260.9)
89
(221.2)
76
(188.0)
106
(263.9)
145
(362.0)
166
(415.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(21.9)
3
(8.2)
N/A7
(18.4)
11
(28.5)
2
(5.1)
N/AN/A6
(14.9)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)435.2321.5384.1326.5332.9267.1349.9393.4327.3300.0314.5362.2367.7

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City-data.com crime index in Florence, AL

Crime rate in Florence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 134 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (19.5%), English (7.8%), Irish (6.3%), German (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1826

Elevation: 548 feet

Land area: 24.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,599 people per square mile   (low).

Florence, Alabama map

1,145 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

2.9%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $638 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $607 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (42.0 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (102.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (485.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Underwood-Petersville, AL (2.0 miles ),
St. Florian, AL (2.1 miles ),
Sheffield, AL (2.1 miles ),
Muscle Shoals, AL (2.2 miles ),
Tri-Cities, AL (2.3 miles ),
Tuscumbia, AL (2.6 miles ),
Oakland, AL (2.8 miles ),
Killen, AL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 87.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,102 (+25.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,620 (74.2%)

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Florence, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Florence, AL in 2017
Florence satellite photo by USGS

Florence tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 123 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1998: 121 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 1999: 116 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2000: 117 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2001: 77 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2002: 94 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2003: 111 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2004: 127 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2005: 123 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2006: 159 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2007: 132 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2008: 120 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2011: 55 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2012: 60 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2013: 85 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2014: 45 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2015: 67 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2016: 76 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2017: 76 buildings, average cost: $119,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Florence, AL residents
Average permit cost in Florence, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Alabama:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Florence, AL
Historical housing units in Florence, AL
Most common industries in Florence, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Apparel (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Florence, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Florence, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Florence, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.5. This is better than average.

City:

58.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.03. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.03
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Florence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Florence city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 tornado 34.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Florence-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from Florence center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 160.8 miles away from Florence center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.1 miles away from Florence center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from Florence center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Florence center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lauderdale County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Florence topographic map

Hospitals in Florence:

  • ELIZA COFFEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 205 MARENGO STREET)
  • FLORENCE HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 2111 CLOYD BLVD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPICE, USA (422 E DR HICKS BOULEVARD)
  • HOSPICE OF TENNESSEE VALLEY INC (3115 NORTHINGTON COURT, SUITE 140)
  • HOSPICE OF THE SHOALS, INC (115 FAIRGROUND ROAD)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE, FLORENCE (216 SOUTH MARENGO STREET, UNIT F)

Nursing Homes in Florence:

  • EL REPOSO NURSING FACILITY (260 MILNER CHAPEL ROAD)
  • EL REPOSO SANITARIUM (RT 5 BOX 530)
  • FLORENCE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2107 CLOYD BLVD)
  • GLENWOOD HEALTHCARE, INC. (211 ANA DRIVE)
  • MITCHELL-HOLLINGSWORTH NURSING AND REHABILITATION (805 FLAGG CIRCLE)

Dialysis Facilities in Florence:

  • DAVITA RENAISSANCE (1840 DARBY DRIVE)
  • FLORENCE DIALYSIS (422 EAST DR. HICKS BLVD)

Home Health Centers in Florence:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FLORENCE (412 S COURT STREET, SUITE 403)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Florence:

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Colleges/Universities in Florence:

  • University of North Alabama (Full-time enrollment: 5,886; Location: One Harrison Plaza; Public; Website: www.una.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Heritage Christian University (Full-time enrollment: 53; Location: 3625 Helton Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hcu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Florence:

  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 6 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,702)
  • Athens State University (about 40 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 43 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 53 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 57 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 59 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 63 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)

Public high schools in Florence:

  • FLORENCE HIGH SCH (Students: 1,008, Location: 1201 BRADSHAW DR, Grades: 10-12)
  • FLORENCE FRESHMAN CTR (Students: 346, Location: 1203 BRADSHAW DRIVE, Grades: 9)
  • ROGERS HIGH SCH (Students: 26, Location: 300 ROGERS LN, Grades: PK-12)
  • WILSON HIGH SCH (Students: 19, Location: 7601 HIGHWAY 17, Grades: KG-12)
  • FLORENCE LEARNING CTR (Location: 610 W. COLLEGE ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCH (Location: 3000 COUNTY ROAD 200, Grades: PK-12)

Private high schools in Florence:

  • MARS HILL BIBLE SCHOOL (Students: 578, Location: 698 COX CREEK PKWY, Grades: PK-12)
  • SHOALS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 230, Location: 301 HEATHROW DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Florence:

Private elementary/middle schools in Florence:

  • ST JOSEPH REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 189, Location: 115 PLUM ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • RIVERHILL SCHOOL (Students: 96, Location: 2826 COUNTY ROAD 30, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Florence

Library in Florence:

  • FLORENCE-LAUDERDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,104,804; Location: 350 NORTH WOOD AVENUE; 89,822 books; 37,405 e-books; 3,898 audio materials; 3,057 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The High School is now just Florence High School. The two on the site now were combined over a year ago.
  • Powell Elementary school has now been closed. Also, Coffee High school and Bradshaw High school have merged.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Florence: Florence Golf and Country Club (A), Florence Lauderdale Industrial Park (B), Florence Water Treatment Plant (C), Florence State Dock (D), Popes Tavern Museum (E), River Bend Center For Mental Health (F), Florence City Hall (G), Handy Museum (H), Lauderdale County Courthouse (I), Florence Fire Department Station 1 (J), Florence Fire Department Station 5 (K), Florence Fire Department Station 3 (L), Florence Fire Department Station 4 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Brookwood Village Shopping Center (1), English Village Shopping Center (2), Florence Plaza Shopping Center (3), Four Lane Shopping Center (4), Hickory Hills Plaza Shopping Center (5), Northgate Shopping Center (6), Northwood Plaza Shopping Center (7), Parkway Shopping Center (8), Regency Square Mall Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Florence include: Greater Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Armstead Christian Methodist Episcopal Chapel (B), Hopewell African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Fairview Church (D), Westside Church of Christ (E), Westminster Presbyterian Church (F), Weeden Heights Pentecostal Church (G), Weeden Heights United Methodist Church (H), Weeden Heights Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Coffee Cemetery (1), Moore Cemetery (2), Jones Hill Cemetery (3), Kachelman Cemetery (4), Price Cemetery (5), Florence Cemetery (6), Mount Calvary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sweetwater Creek (A), Craven Branch (B), Huddon Creek (C), Wilson Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Florence include: North Alabama State Fair Park (1), Sannoner Historic District (2), Walnut Street Historic District (3), Wood Avenue Historic District (4), Wildwood Park (5), McFarland Park (6), Point Park (7), Cox Creek Park (8), Wilson Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Children's Museum of the Shoals Inc (2810 Darby Drive) (1), Indian Mound Museum (1028 South Court Street) (2), Book Lion Shoppe (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 112 East Tuscaloosa Street) (3), Power Play (Amusement & Theme Parks; Regency Square Mall) (4), Laser Station (Arcades & Amusements; 2701 Mall Drive Suite 6) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn of Florence (1915 Florence Boulevard) (1), Hampton Inn Florence Midtown (2281 Florence Boulevard) (2), Tourway Suites (101 Arlington Court) (3), Jameson Inn (115 Ana Drive) (4), Comfort Inn (150 Etta Gray Street) (5), Jameson Inn Florence (Sj) (115 Ana Dr) (6), Budget Inn (1238 Florence Blvd) (7), Homestead Executive Inn (505 South Court Street) (8), Comfort Inn Florence (150 Etta Gray Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Lauderdale County - Courthouse- Court Clerks- District- Traffic (200 South Court) (1), Federal Bureau of Investigation (205 South Walnut Street) (2), Court Street Home And Gift (112 North Court) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: W. C. Handy - Musician, Steven Ford Brown - Literary figure, Winfrey Sanderson - College basketball coach, Jerry Carrigan - Drummer, Jonathan Rosenbaum - Film critic, Brett Guthrie - Politician, Josh Willingham - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Florida Marlins, born: Feb 17, 1979), Oscar Stanton De Priest - Politician, Dennis Condrey - Professional wrestler, Don Leslie Michael - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Lauderdale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Florence and their reported violations in the past:

GREENHILL WATER & FIRE PRO AUTHORITY (Address: 35496 COUNTY ROAD 8 , Population served: 7,794, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Florence that have no violations reported:

  • FLORENCE WATER-WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 66,900, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CHISHOLM HEIGHTS WATER & F P AUTHORITY (Address: 27397 COUNTY ROAD 8 , Population served: 4,302, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.5%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.6%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Florence in 2010:

  • 1,100 people in college/university student housing
  • 370 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 144 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Florence in 2000:

  • 621 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 474 people in nursing homes
  • 214 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 108 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with most branches in Florence (2011 data):

  • Bank Independent: Florence Branch, East Hicks Boulevard Branch, Killen Branch, Darby Place Branch, Cox Creek Branch, Florence Square Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,041.1 mil, Deposits: $871.4 mil, headquarters in Sheffield, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Bancindependent Incorporated
  • First Metro Bank: Florence Branch, Cloverdale Road Branch, Highway 43 Branch, Pine Street Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $471.4 mil, Deposits: $418.8 mil, headquarters in Muscle Shoals, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Metro Bancorp
  • SunTrust Bank: Cloverdale Road Branch, Cox Creek Branch, Florence Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Main Office Florence at 102 E Dr Hicks Boulevard, branch established on 1926/09/20; Florence Square Branch at 2716 Florence Boulevard, branch established on 1982/10/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Compass Bank: Florence Main Branch at 412 North Court Street, branch established on 1892/01/01; Cox Creek Branch at 210 Cox Creek Parkway, branch established on 1969/11/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Florence Branch at 320 South Pine Street, branch established on 1999/03/15; Florence Hough Road Branch at 2975 Hough Road, branch established on 2009/02/12. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • Regions Bank: Florence Boulevard Branch at 150 Ana Drive, branch established on 1997/06/26; Florence Branch at 321 North Seminary Street, branch established on 1964/11/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Southern Bank: at 301 South Court Street, branch established on 1934/01/01; St. Florian Branch at 4350 County Road 47, branch established on 2007/08/27. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $176.1 mil, Deposits: $160.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Southern Bancshares, Inc.
  • PeoplesTrust Bank: Florence Branch at 1131 Willis Avenue, branch established on 2008/11/24. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $87.1 mil, Deposits: $78.3 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Florence:

Marital status in Florence, AL
  • Never married: 37.5%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Florence
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Florence, AL (based on Lauderdale County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant40,963144
Mainline Protestant8,07938
Black Protestant2,34619
Catholic1,9482
Other7273
None38,646-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Lauderdale County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Here:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Lauderdale County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lauderdale County:

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Florence:

44.6%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Florence:

21.5%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Florence:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Florence:

34.0%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

54.3%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Florence:

77.9%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Florence, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 184$910,317$59,36917$15,564
Police Protection - Officers 119$476,625$48,0630$0
Firefighters 82$326,660$47,8040$0
Streets and Highways 64$183,075$34,32714$19,047
Other and Unallocable 53$174,968$39,61533$29,946
Solid Waste Management 51$144,418$33,98117$16,406
Gas Supply 45$208,849$55,6930$0
Water Supply 35$172,566$59,1651$804
Police - Other 20$55,749$33,4498$10,376
Parks and Recreation 18$71,373$47,58246$26,297
Other Government Administration 18$67,385$44,9236$2,980
Sewerage 17$102,564$72,3980$0
Financial Administration 16$67,726$50,7950$0
Judicial and Legal 11$43,021$46,9320$0
Fire - Other 10$49,753$59,7040$0
Health 9$25,298$33,7310$0
Natural Resources 2$6,696$40,1760$0
Totals for Government 754$3,087,043$49,131142$121,420

Florence government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $6,226,000 ($156.23)
    General - Other: $3,551,000 ($89.10)
    Water Utilities: $2,469,000 ($61.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,519,000 ($38.12)
    Regular Highways: $822,000 ($20.63)
    Gas Utilities: $569,000 ($14.28)
    Central Staff Services: $175,000 ($4.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($2.76)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $107,966,000 ($2709.17)
    Gas Utilities: $11,208,000 ($281.24)
    Police Protection: $9,786,000 ($245.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,048,000 ($176.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,617,000 ($166.04)
    Water Utilities: $6,358,000 ($159.54)
    Sewerage: $5,202,000 ($130.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,970,000 ($124.71)
    Regular Highways: $4,864,000 ($122.05)
    Central Staff Services: $2,385,000 ($59.85)
    General - Other: $2,177,000 ($54.63)
    Libraries: $1,415,000 ($35.51)
    General Public Buildings: $1,292,000 ($32.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $794,000 ($19.92)
    Financial Administration: $755,000 ($18.95)
    Health - Other: $591,000 ($14.83)
    Correctional Institutions: $466,000 ($11.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $270,000 ($6.78)
    Parking Facilities: $84,000 ($2.11)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $349,000 ($8.76)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $30,532,000 ($766.13)
    Corporate Stocks: $22,899,000 ($574.60)
    Benefit Payments: $11,632,000 ($291.88)
    Other Investments - Other: $4,580,000 ($114.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,893,000 ($47.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $3,386,000 ($84.96)
    Other - Gas Utilities: $1,531,000 ($38.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,514,000 ($37.99)
    Gas Utilities: $715,000 ($17.94)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($3.16)
    Central Staff Services: $123,000 ($3.09)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($1.63)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($1.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,641,000 ($1095.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,845,000 ($46.30)

Florence government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,775,000 ($195.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,513,000 ($138.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,636,000 ($41.05)
    Other: $414,000 ($10.39)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($2.38)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $1,470,000 ($36.89)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-894,000 ($-22.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,394,000 ($34.98)
    General Revenue - Other: $942,000 ($23.64)
    Interest Earnings: $140,000 ($3.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000 ($1.61)
    Sale of Property: $50,000 ($1.25)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $117,016,000 ($2936.26)
    Gas Utilities: $14,429,000 ($362.06)
    Water Utilities: $12,008,000 ($301.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,250,000 ($31.37)
    General Local Government Support: $1,244,000 ($31.22)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $31,552,000 ($791.73)
    Property: $11,939,000 ($299.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,345,000 ($83.94)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,055,000 ($26.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,004,000 ($25.19)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $263,000 ($6.60)
    Other: $172,000 ($4.32)
    Other License: $121,000 ($3.04)

Florence government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,982,000 ($2910.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,893,000 ($2657.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,089,000 ($253.16)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,515,000 ($38.02)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,515,000 ($38.02)

Florence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,267,000 ($257.63)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $18,320,000 ($459.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $71,356,000 ($1790.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,009,000 ($25.32)

5.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Colbert County, AL  1.46% ($36,356 average AGI)
from Limestone County, AL  0.24% ($49,747)
from Madison County, AL  0.24% ($38,867)


5.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Colbert County, AL  1.48% ($39,319 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.45% ($37,944)
to Limestone County, AL  0.27% ($43,941)
Businesses in Florence, AL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T2Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott2
Advance Auto Parts2Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's4
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity1
Applebee's1New Balance3
Arby's2Nike5
AutoZone2Nissan1
Avenue1Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut2
Catherines1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A2Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza2Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx7Rue211
Finish Line1Ryan's Grill1
GNC2SAS Shoes1
GameStop2SONIC Drive-In2
Gap1Sam's Club1
H&R Block2Sears2
Hardee's1Shoe Carnival1
Hilton2Spencer Gifts1
Hobby Lobby1Subway3
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile3
Home Depot1T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Taco Bell2
Hyundai1Target1
JCPenney1True Value1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul4
Jones New York2UPS8
Journeys1Vans1
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walgreens2
Knights Inn1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA2
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:

  • WSBM (1340 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER B/CING. CORP.)
  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG (1290 AM; 1 kW; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • WBCF (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLAY (1450 AM; 1 kW; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZZA (1410 AM; 1 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: MUSCLE SHOALS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:

  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W274AA (102.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WAKD (89.9 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W280DA (103.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W258AE (99.5 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W202BY (88.3 FM; KILLEN, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W276AM (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • W253AH (98.5 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W225AB (92.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WJOR-FM (101.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)

TV broadcast stations around Florence:

  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W46CF (Channel 46; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Florence: Don Leslie Michael.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Florence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 1,437ft / 438mTotal length
  • $316,065,000Total costs
  • 327,397Total average daily traffic
  • 20,284Total average daily truck traffic
  • 427,992Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Florence, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Florence, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Florence)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 182 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Florence, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 379 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Florence)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 63 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Florence)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$107,884134$102,757424$113,00936$65,15910$1,438,391137$62,9252$18,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$79,9644$155,30330$122,5344$14,9000$00$02$46,755
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$91,58524$75,922125$103,71014$36,5940$04$62,1933$45,793
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$98,4289$132,17079$123,4424$52,5680$06$71,1620$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$112,0905$87,19429$100,1010$00$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Florence, AL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$134,94213$123,758
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$191,1955$170,166
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$82,9083$199,663
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$223,957
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Florence, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Florence, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 240. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 310 took place in 2010, and the least - 15 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Florence, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.0%), and Outside Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Florence, AL
    • 1,83545.0%Structure Fires
    • 1,35833.3%Outside Fires
    • 60214.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2806.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Florence, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Florence, Alabama:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 115 Ana Dr, Florence, Alabama 35630 , Phone: (256) 764-5326, Fax: (256) 764-4433
  • Comfort Inn, 150 Etta Gray Dr, Florence, Alabama 35630 , Phone: (256) 740-0444, Fax: (256) 740-6965
  • Super 8 Motel, 101 Hwy 72, Florence, Alabama 35630 , Phone: (256) 757-2167
  • Hampton Inn Florence/Midtown, 2281 Florence Blvd, Florence, Alabama 35630 , Phone: (256) 764-8888, Fax: (256) 760-1930
  • Knights Inn Florence, 1915 Florence Blvd, Florence, Alabama 35630 , Phone: (256) 766-2620, Fax: (256) 246-2228
  • Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa, 800 Cox Crk Pkwy S, Florence, Alabama 35630 , Phone: (256) 246-3600, Fax: (256) 246-3690
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Florence-Downtown, 505 S Court St, Florence, Alabama 35630 , Phone: (256) 767-8282, Fax: (256) 767-8288
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 180 Etta Gray St, Florence, Alabama 35630 , Phone: (256) 246-2200, Fax: (256) 246-2201
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Florence, Alabama
Most common first names in Florence, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James62672.1 years
William53772.3 years
Mary52177.9 years
John43274.9 years
Robert33372.8 years
Charles20671.3 years
Annie19880.5 years
Thomas18571.1 years
Willie17777.3 years
George14976.0 years
Most common last names in Florence, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith29575.2 years
Jones18475.1 years
Thompson17873.6 years
Johnson16173.2 years
Williams14373.4 years
Davis14073.9 years
Brown13973.8 years
White13575.0 years
Wilson11874.2 years
Hill10871.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Florence, AL
  • 52.8%Electricity
  • 45.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Florence, AL
  • 83.7%Electricity
  • 13.5%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Florence compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Florence on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Arthur R. Shirley, Jr. (11)
  • Timothy G. Holt (10)
  • Rodney W. Robbins (9)
  • Susan R. Kavanaugh (4)
  • Ronald R. White (3)
  • Rodney Robbins (2)
  • Phillip Forsythe (2)
  • Carter W. Mcguyer (2)
  • Marcus Hyde (2)
  • Phillip C. Badger (2)

Total of 63 patent applications in 2008-2020.