Florence, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 3,914 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 
Males: 1,961  (50.1%)
Females: 1,953  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81226.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,383 (it was $29,628 in 2000)
Florence:

$43,383
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,622 (it was $14,969 in 2000)

Florence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,494 (it was $84,200 in 2000)
Florence:

$183,494
CO:

$348,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $750.

March 2019 cost of living index in Florence: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.9%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.8% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Florence, CO (2010)
    • 3,14281.0%White alone
    • 57614.8%Hispanic
    • 641.6%Two or more races
    • 360.9%American Indian alone
    • 300.8%Black alone
    • 320.8%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Florence, Colorado as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Florence is 139 to 1.


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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(107.1)
3
(79.9)
1
(27.1)
2
(55.4)
3
(82.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(26.8)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(52.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(374.7)
7
(186.4)
12
(325.0)
1
(27.7)
9
(248.8)
4
(113.2)
4
(101.3)
4
(101.0)
2
(51.4)
7
(182.4)
7
(182.1)
7
(181.3)
4
(101.2)
4
(102.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(160.6)
9
(239.7)
11
(297.9)
10
(276.9)
11
(304.0)
5
(141.5)
13
(329.2)
9
(227.3)
5
(128.6)
7
(182.4)
11
(286.2)
16
(414.4)
4
(101.2)
5
(127.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(1,151)
53
(1,411)
72
(1,950)
41
(1,135)
74
(2,045)
32
(905.7)
29
(734.4)
59
(1,490)
19
(488.7)
39
(1,016)
31
(806.7)
54
(1,399)
40
(1,012)
48
(1,225)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(80.3)
11
(292.9)
7
(189.6)
3
(83.1)
3
(82.9)
3
(84.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.5)
3
(77.2)
7
(182.4)
9
(234.2)
6
(155.4)
9
(227.7)
4
(102.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)232.3205.9200.7129.6225.875.672.799.752.7104.5123.1133.686.086.5

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City-data.com crime index in Florence, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.32
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: English (17.7%), German (16.9%), Italian (7.7%), Irish (6.9%), American (6.3%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 9/13/1887

Elevation: 5191 feet

Land area: 4.07 square miles.

Population density: 962 people per square mile   (low).

Florence, Colorado map

101 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

2.8%
Colorado:

8.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $710 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $647 (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 )

Latitude: 38.39 N, Longitude: 105.12 W

Area code: 719

Distribution of median household income in Florence, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Florence, CO in 2017
Florence satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Florence, CO
Historical housing units in Florence, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +627 (+20.7%).
Most common industries in Florence, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.0%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.0%)
  • Public administration (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Social assistance (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Private households (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Florence, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (8.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Florence, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Florence, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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AQI Ozone
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Tornado activity:

Florence-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 66% 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 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from Florence center
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 Florence center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 278.0 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 the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 598.4 miles away from Florence center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fremont County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Florence topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Florence:

  • ST THOMAS MORE HOSPICE (517 WEST THIRD ST)
  • BRUCE MCCANDLESS CO STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME (0903 MOORE DRIVE)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-ST JOSEPH MANOR (600 WEST 3RD)
  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS CTR (MOORE DRIVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • Pueblo Community College (about 28 miles; Pueblo, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 30 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 32 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 36 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 39 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 39 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 39 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)

Public high school in Florence:

Private high school in Florence:

  • FLORENCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 303 E 3RD ST, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Florence:

  • FREMONT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 430, Location: 215 NORTH MAPLE, Grades: 6-8)
  • FREMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 500 WEST 5TH STREET, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Florence

Library in Florence:

  • JOHN C. FREMONT LIBRARY DISTRICT (FLORENCE) (Operating income: $309,282; Location: 130 CHURCH AVE; 13,272 books; 618 audio materials; 2,094 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Florence: Florence Fire Department (A), Colorado State Patrol Troop 2A (B), Florence Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Highland Cemetery (1), San Juan Bautisa Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Florence Rose Bed & Breakfast (1305 West 3rd Street).

Birthplace of: Donald Howard Menzel - Astronomer, Lucille Colacito - Girls Professional Baseball League player, Ed McCreery - Baseball player, Ernest Pagano - Screenwriter.

Fremont 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:

FLORENCE CITY OF (Population served: 6,838, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2008)
  • 66 regular monitoring violations
EAST FLORENCE WA (Population served: 258, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
39 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Florence (2011 data):

  • Rocky Mountain Bank & Trust Florence: at 101 East Main Street, branch established on 1900/05/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.0 mil, Deposits: $102.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Flo Corporation
  • Canon National Bank: Florence Branch at 100 E. Main Street, branch established on 2001/11/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $226.6 mil, Deposits: $201.0 mil, headquarters in Canon City, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Canon Bank Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Florence:

Marital status in Florence, CO
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Colorado average:

11.3

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

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Religion statistics for Florence, CO (based on Fremont County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0313
Evangelical Protestant6,38936
Mainline Protestant2,1359
Other1,5425
None27,727-
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: 6
This county:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Fremont County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Fremont County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.4%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fremont County:

6.4%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.5%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Florence:

46.3%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Florence:

29.2
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Florence:

21.4%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Florence:

11.3%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Florence:

55.6%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.9%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Florence, CO 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 9$27,365$36,4870$0
Police - Other 8$17,114$25,6714$5,680
Streets and Highways 6$15,567$31,1340$0
Water Supply 6$17,623$35,2460$0
Other and Unallocable 2$3,277$19,6620$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,644$57,8648$2,926
Solid Waste Management 2$3,542$21,2520$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,484$29,8080$0
Financial Administration 1$4,428$53,1360$0
Totals for Government 38$102,815$32,46812$8,606

Florence government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,269,000 ($324.22)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,138,000 ($290.75)
    Police Protection: $886,000 ($226.37)
    Regular Highways: $416,000 ($106.29)
    Financial Administration: $193,000 ($49.31)
    Central Staff Services: $175,000 ($44.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($32.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($30.40)
    General Public Buildings: $113,000 ($28.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($11.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000 ($10.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $31,000 ($7.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($3.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $972,000 ($248.34)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,232,000 ($314.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $463,000 ($118.29)

Florence government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $289,000 ($73.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($37.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($6.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $24,000 ($6.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($19.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $53,000 ($13.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,969,000 ($758.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $899,000 ($229.69)
    Highways: $127,000 ($32.45)
    Other: $37,000 ($9.45)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $718,000 ($183.44)
    Property: $502,000 ($128.26)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $186,000 ($47.52)
    Other: $37,000 ($9.45)
    Other License: $16,000 ($4.09)
    Motor Vehicle License: $15,000 ($3.83)
    Severance: $8,000 ($2.04)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,000 ($1.02)

Florence government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,509,000 ($3962.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,671,000 ($3748.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $838,000 ($214.10)

Florence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,242,000 ($1594.79)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $445,000 ($113.69)

8.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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 El Paso County, CO  1.17% ($48,977 average AGI)
from Pueblo County, CO  0.67% ($40,697)
from Chaffee County, CO  0.31% ($41,043)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Colorado average:

9.96%

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 El Paso County, CO  1.09% ($39,887 average AGI)
to Pueblo County, CO  0.89% ($35,269)
to Chaffee County, CO  0.27% ($34,795)
Businesses in Florence, CO
NameCountNameCount
Carl\s Jr.1Kroger1
Curves1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
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Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:

  • KRLN (1400 AM; 1 kW; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: ROYAL GORGE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGHF (1350 AM; 5 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFEL (970 AM; 3 kW; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: WELLSPRING HARVEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:

  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Florence:

  • K12ME (Channel 12; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K19DY (Channel 19; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: SANGRE DE CRISTO COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K10LI (Channel 10; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Florence fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Florence fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 2007 06:20 PM, Sr-115, Lat: 38.388606, Lon: -105.110214, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 2004 04:00 PM, 15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 6, 2002 02:00 AM, Sr-67, Lat: 38.367350, Lon: -105.107166, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.9mTotal length
  • $1,826,000Total costs
  • 40,792Total average daily traffic
  • 2,626Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,707Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Florence, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Florence, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Florence)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 38.369528 Lon: -105.092444, Call Sign: WPYS558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.612 MHz, 456.237 MHz, 456.612 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2003, Expiration Date: 10/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2013, Certifier: Elizabeth Zetterlund, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • 5th & Church St. (Lat: 38.393889 Lon: -105.122500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: WQAL330, Licensee ID: L00882386,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/2004, Expiration Date: 12/25/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005, Certifier: Kevin C Young, Registrant: Fremont School District Re2, 403 W. 5th St., Florence, CO 81226, Phone: (719) 784-2542, Fax: (719) 784-4140, Email:
  • Lat: 38.345389 Lon: -105.162778, Call Sign: WQWM614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.287 MHz, 159.720 MHz, 160.027 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2015, Expiration Date: 10/05/2025, Certifier: Allison Longshore, Registrant: Radio Resource Inc., 12701 W. 42nd Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033, Phone: (303) 987-1545, Fax: (303) 980-9897, Email:
  • Lat: 38.386389 Lon: -105.018611, Call Sign: WQXG715,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.325 MHz, 456.825 MHz, Grant Date: 02/29/2016, Expiration Date: 02/28/2026, Certifier: Ken Siddoway, Registrant: Communication Solutions Inc., 384 E. Garden Of The Gods, Unit 140, Colorado Springs, CO 80907, Phone: (719) 578-8435, Fax: (719) 520-1274, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

25 (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:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Florence)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Florence)

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 42 took place in 2011, and the least - 10 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Florence, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.7%), and Structure Fires (27.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Florence, CO
    • 20160.7%Outside Fires
    • 9227.8%Structure Fires
    • 3510.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Florence, CO
Most common first names in Florence, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15077.1 years
Mary10880.7 years
William10079.3 years
James9475.2 years
Charles9077.9 years
Robert9072.5 years
Margaret5082.2 years
Frank4681.4 years
Harry3878.1 years
Richard3864.8 years
Most common last names in Florence, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez3280.6 years
Smith2880.6 years
Moore2874.8 years
Cornella2679.5 years
Miller2674.0 years
Garcia2275.2 years
Anderson2076.0 years
Wilson2079.0 years
Jones1878.7 years
Williams1877.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Florence, CO
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Florence, CO
  • 62.1%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Electricity
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Florence compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 13 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Robert L. Miller (4)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.