For population 25 years and over in Florence:
For population 15 years and over in Florence city:
98 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $574 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (28.2 miles , pop. 102,121).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (37.1 miles , pop. 360,890).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (514.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Williamsburg, CO (1.6 miles ), Rockvale, CO (1.7 miles ), Brookside, CO (2.1 miles ), Lincoln Park, CO (2.4 miles ), Penrose, CO (2.5 miles ), Penrose-Portland, CO (2.6 miles) , Canon City, CO (2.7 miles ), Pueblo West, CO (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.39 N, Longitude: 105.12 W
Area code: 719
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Florence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +627 (+20.7%).
Work and jobs in Florence: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Florence, Colorado
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Florence-area historical tornado activity is below Colorado state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.5 miles away from the Florence city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/13/1977, a category F3 tornado 37.7 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Florence-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Florence center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/4/2001 at 12:45:53, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1995 at 06:51:48, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.0 miles away from Florence center
On 8/1/1996 at 05:44:22, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Donald Howard Menzel - Astronomer, Lucille Colacito - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Ed McCreery - Baseball player, Ernest Pagano - Screenwriter.
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00100. This is significantly better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Florence and their reported violations in the past:EAST FLORENCE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 283, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Florence that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 9.6% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
39 people in nursing homes in 2000
Florence compared to Colorado state average:
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Religion statistics for Florence city (based on Fremont County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,613 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,028 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Florence fatal accident list:
Feb 8, 2007 06:20 PM, Sr-115, Lat: 38.388606, Lon: -105.110214, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 2004 04:00 PM, 15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $1,319,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,563
Total average daily truck traffic: 724
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 17,653
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Florence)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:14 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Florence)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.