Florence, Arizona

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Population in 2017: 26,074 (64% urban, 36% rural).
Population change since 2000: +52.9%
Males: 19,131  (73.4%)
Females: 6,943  (26.6%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Arizona median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 85232.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,548 (it was $36,372 in 2000)
Florence:

$53,548
AZ:

$56,581

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,354 (it was $11,278 in 2000)

Florence town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $168,818 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Florence:

$168,818
AZ:

$223,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,692; detached houses: $217,267; townhouses or other attached units: $303,439; in 2-unit structures: $104,359; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,317; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,061; mobile homes: $77,596; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,976

Median gross rent in 2017: $798.

March 2019 cost of living index in Florence: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.3%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.5% for American Indian residents, 62.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Florence, AZ (2017)
    • 13,77348.5%White alone
    • 11,68241.2%Hispanic
    • 1,3264.7%Black alone
    • 7402.6%American Indian alone
    • 7042.5%Two or more races
    • 1400.5%Asian alone
    • 750.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Florence, Arizona as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Florence is 746 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Florence by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
1
(4.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
1
(4.7)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(5.6)
1
(5.6)
2
(11.8)
3
(16.8)
4
(18.8)
1
(4.7)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(275.5)
36
(203.3)
47
(277.1)
48
(268.5)
23
(108.3)
37
(175.4)
32
(123.6)
28
(108.5)
21
(78.7)
31
(123.7)
29
(107.7)
22
(70.7)
19
(74.2)
32
(123.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
90
(506.1)
N/A25
(147.4)
49
(274.0)
72
(339.2)
106
(502.5)
54
(208.5)
47
(182.2)
29
(108.7)
22
(87.8)
34
(126.3)
36
(115.6)
20
(78.1)
16
(61.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
130
(731.0)
103
(581.8)
133
(784.0)
210
(1,174)
174
(819.6)
126
(597.3)
126
(486.5)
169
(655.2)
168
(629.6)
118
(470.7)
128
(475.4)
108
(346.9)
94
(366.9)
105
(404.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(61.9)
21
(118.6)
15
(88.4)
24
(134.2)
20
(94.2)
15
(71.1)
11
(42.5)
8
(31.0)
1
(3.7)
10
(39.9)
12
(44.6)
7
(22.5)
9
(35.1)
6
(23.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(19.0)
2
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)130.9122.0107.7135.695.2105.066.464.358.660.970.437.937.853.1

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City-data.com crime index in Florence, AZ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Arizona average:

1.77
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Florence, AZ City Guides:

Ancestries: German (5.8%), Irish (4.1%), English (3.8%), American (2.5%), European (2.2%), Norwegian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 1490 feet

Land area: 8.29 square miles.

Population density: 3,144 people per square mile   (average).

Florence, Arizona map

4,560 residents are foreign born (13.4% Latin America, 1.7% North America).

This town:

16.1%
Arizona:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,413 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $787 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Tan Valley, AZ (13.9 miles , pop. 81,321).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (33.0 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (52.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Cactus Forest, AZ (2.6 miles ),
Coolidge, AZ (3.0 miles ),
Blackwater, AZ (3.5 miles ),
San Tan Valley, AZ (3.7 miles ),
Sacaton Flats Village, AZ (4.0 miles ),
Queen Valley, AZ (4.3 miles ),
North Pinal, AZ (4.5 miles ),
Queen Creek, AZ (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 33.04 N, Longitude: 111.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,544 (+19.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,665 (44.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 520

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

Florence tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Arizona:

4.6%
Historical population in Florence, AZ
Historical housing units in Florence, AZ

Population change in the 1990s: +9,636 (+129.9%).
Most common industries in Florence, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (48.5%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (49.8%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (47.2%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (2.0%)
Most common occupations in Florence, AZ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (24.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (2.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (31.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (2.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (17.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (2.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (2.6%)

Average climate in Florence, Arizona

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Florence, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 199. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

199
U.S.:

74
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.06
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 45.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Florence-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 373% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 306.8 miles away from Florence center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 250.1 miles away from Florence center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 307.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from Florence center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 457.0 miles away from Florence center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pinal County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Florence topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Florence:

  • FLORENCE HOSPITAL AT ANTHEM, LLC (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 4545 NORTH HUNT HIGHWAY)
  • CENTRAL ARIZONA CARE CENTER (400 SOUTH CENTRAL AVENUE)
  • SANTAN DIALYSIS (FMC) (300 W HIGHWAY 287 STE 300)
  • HORIZON HOME CARE (971 NORTH JASON LOPEZ CIRCLE , BLDG E)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • Central Arizona College (about 17 miles; Coolidge, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 4,893)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 26 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (about 30 miles; Chandler, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,047)
  • Mesa Community College (about 38 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 14,726)
  • Arizona State University-Tempe (about 42 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 45,951)
  • University of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus (about 42 miles; Tempe, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • Arizona State University-Skysong (about 43 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,445)

Private high school in Florence:

  • FLORENCE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 21, Location: 30 N WILLOW ST, Grades: KG-11)
See full list of schools located in Florence

Libraries in Florence:

  • PINAL COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,774,879; Location: 92 W. BUTTE AVE.; 37,606 books; 1,370 audio materials; 2,820 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)
  • FLORENCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $347,518; Location: 1000 S. WILLOW STREET; 21,600 books; 953 audio materials; 1,354 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Florence: Town of Florence North Florence Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Arizona State Prison Complex - Florence (B), Florence Town Hall (C), Florence Fire Department (D), Arizona State Prison Complex - Eyman (E), Pinal County Sheriff's Office (F), Florence Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Florence include: Florence Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church of Florence (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Union Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Florence: Highway Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Pinal County Historical Society Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 715 South Main Street), Pinal County Tourist Center (330 East Butte Avenue).

Hotel: Blue Mist Motel (40 South Pinal Parkway).

Courts: Pinal County Government - Superior Court- Judge Kelly Marie Robertson (941 Jason Lopez Circle), Pinal County Government - Superior Court- Judge Gilberto V Figueroa (941 Jason Lopez Circle), Pinal County Government - Superior Court- Judge Janna L Vanderpool (941 Jason Lopez Circle), Pinal County Government - Superior Court- Judge William J O'Neil (941 Jason Lopez Circle), Pinal County Government - Superior Court- Judge Stephen F McCarville (941 Jason Lopez Circle), Florence Town - Magistrate Court (775 North Main Street), Pinal County Government - Superior Court- Clerk Of The Superior Court- Kristi Youtsey Ruiz-C (941 Jason Lopez Circle), Pinal County Government - Justice Of Peace Court- Precinct I (400 South Central Avenue), Pinal County Government - Superior Court- Court Administration (941 Jason Lopez Circle).

Birthplace of: Jack Redmond - Baseball player, Rex Mirich - Football player.

Pinal County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

FLORENCE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 13,733, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
  • 17 other older monitoring violations
RANCHO SONORA INN RV PARK (Address: 9198 N HIGHWAY 79 , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.4%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Florence in 2010:

  • 11,384 people in state prisons
  • 5,019 people in federal detention centers
  • 1,188 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 55 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 54 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Florence in 2000:

  • 10,014 people in state prisons
  • 887 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 484 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 387 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 58 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Banks with branches in Florence (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hunt Highway & Merrill Ranch Parkway at 3273 North Hunt Highway, branch established on 2007/08/13. 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
  • National Bank of Arizona: Florence Branch at 270 Main Street, branch established on 1951/02/05. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $4,485.6 mil, Deposits: $3,731.3 mil, headquarters in Tucson, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Anthem At Merrill Ranch Safeway at 3325 North Hunt Highway, branch established on 2007/10/04. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Florence:

Marital status in Florence, AZ
  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 32.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Arizona average:

12.2

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, AZ (based on Pinal County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,26820
Evangelical Protestant20,514155
Other15,39445
Mainline Protestant5,86921
Black Protestant3693
Orthodox2001
None294,156-
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: 34
Pinal County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Pinal County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Pinal County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Pinal County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.1%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
Arizona:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.0%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Florence:

18.8%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Florence:

7.7%
Arizona:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Florence:

6.7
Arizona:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.3%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
Florence:

57.1%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Florence:

81.1%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Florence, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$128,328$57,0351$2,214
Streets and Highways 23$82,784$43,1920$0
Firefighters 22$119,355$65,1039$6,489
Other Government Administration 20$72,418$43,4511$204
Financial Administration 13$52,660$48,6091$1,585
Police - Other 11$33,978$37,0675$9,350
Parks and Recreation 5$29,652$71,16515$10,629
Solid Waste Management 5$15,905$38,1720$0
Water Supply 4$11,925$35,7750$0
Sewerage 4$20,349$61,0470$0
Judicial and Legal 3$17,362$69,4482$2,455
Welfare 3$9,429$37,7161$1,311
Local Libraries 3$10,521$42,0844$4,080
Fire - Other 1$2,568$30,8160$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 144$607,234$50,60339$38,317

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,068,000 ($117.67)
    Sewerage: $1,308,000 ($50.16)
    Regular Highways: $563,000 ($21.59)
    Water Utilities: $548,000 ($21.02)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,456,000 ($170.90)
    Police Protection: $2,851,000 ($109.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,471,000 ($94.77)
    Regular Highways: $1,923,000 ($73.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,867,000 ($71.60)
    Sewerage: $1,535,000 ($58.87)
    Water Utilities: $1,311,000 ($50.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $851,000 ($32.64)
    Financial Administration: $808,000 ($30.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $791,000 ($30.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $603,000 ($23.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $444,000 ($17.03)
    Libraries: $384,000 ($14.73)
    General - Other: $184,000 ($7.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,873,000 ($110.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $107,000 ($4.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,285,000 ($356.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,890,000 ($149.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $755,000 ($28.96)
    Other: $621,000 ($23.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $179,000 ($6.87)
    Regular Highways: $170,000 ($6.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $164,000 ($6.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,070,000 ($41.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,372,000 ($90.97)
    Special Assessments: $1,156,000 ($44.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000 ($7.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $152,000 ($5.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000 ($0.84)
    Rents: $17,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,755,000 ($105.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,931,000 ($265.82)
    Highways: $1,946,000 ($74.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $447,000 ($17.14)
    Other: $418,000 ($16.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,151,000 ($159.20)
    Property: $2,015,000 ($77.28)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $612,000 ($23.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $549,000 ($21.06)
    Other License: $442,000 ($16.95)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $47,524,000 ($1822.66)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $47,057,000 ($1804.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,983,000 ($881.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,512,000 ($671.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,740,000 ($258.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,269,000 ($48.67)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $467,000 ($17.91)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,459,000 ($247.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,415,000 ($1473.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,474,000 ($1897.45)

12.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.20%
Arizona average:

6.11%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,260 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.42%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Maricopa County, AZ  5.53% ($45,912 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.56% ($46,528)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($48,430)


9.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,381 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Arizona average:

5.15%

0.40% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,826 average AGI)
Pinal County:

0.40%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Maricopa County, AZ  4.76% ($45,480 average AGI)
to Pima County, AZ  0.49% ($46,716)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.10% ($53,527)
Businesses in Florence, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Starbucks1
Circle K2Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
McDonald's2Vons1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:

  • KCKY (1150 AM; 5 kW; COOLIDGE, AZ; Owner: CORTARO BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KSAZ (580 AM; 5 kW; MARANA, AZ; Owner: OWL BROADCASTING & DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEVT (1030 AM; 10 kW; CORTARO, AZ; Owner: ONE MART CORP.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:

  • KCDX (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, AZ; Owner: DESERT WEST AIR RANCHERS CORPORATION)
  • KEDJ (103.9 FM; GILBERT, AZ; Owner: NPR PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KMRR (100.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVJC (91.9 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KRXS-FM (97.3 FM; GLOBE, AZ; Owner: LINDA C. POTYKA)
  • KZLZ-FM2 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K263AA (100.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K255AC (98.9 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUN. COLLEGE DIST)
  • KUAT-FM (90.5 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K292CM (106.3 FM; SUMMERHAVEN, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA LOTUS CORPORATION)
  • KZLZ-FM1 (105.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGMG (106.3 FM; ORACLE, AZ; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXCI (91.3 FM; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FOUNDATION FOR CREATIVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Florence:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
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
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 315ft / 95.5mTotal length
  • $6,000Total costs
  • 127,686Total average daily traffic
  • 10,517Total average daily truck traffic
  • 131,494Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Florence, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Florence, AZ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$87,5992$37,7404$156,8500$01$58,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$105,1500$010$99,8254$18,5431$38,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$113,8704$117,0380$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$99,4800$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0009.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$109,9500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$93,3701$133,510
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0009.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Florence, AZ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Florence, AZ - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 43. The highest number of fires - 84 took place in 2012, and the least - 12 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Florence, AZ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.1%), and Structure Fires (22.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Florence, AZ
    • 31753.1%Outside Fires
    • 13522.6%Structure Fires
    • 8514.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6010.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Florence, AZ
Most common first names in Florence, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10875.2 years
William10275.8 years
Robert10071.8 years
Mary8876.3 years
James6873.1 years
Helen5877.9 years
Charles5073.2 years
Margaret4678.8 years
George4679.6 years
Donald4475.3 years
Most common last names in Florence, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4275.7 years
Johnson3674.3 years
Lopez3078.2 years
Ramirez2477.6 years
Davis2276.4 years
Williams2271.5 years
Martin2074.2 years
Granillo2076.6 years
Lewis2077.3 years
Brown2076.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Florence, AZ
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 44.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Florence, AZ
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Florence compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Florence on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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  • Mark N. Seidel (2)
  • Michael J. Merkel (2)
  • Charles Neil Carr (1)
  • Christopher Pierre Crounse (1)
  • Michael John Edgar (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.