Florence, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 37 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -47.9%
Males: 17  (48.0%)
Females: 20  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  59.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip code: 62363

Estimated median household income in 2013: $18,969 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Florence:

$18,969
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,740 (it was $9,878 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,755 (it was $19,300 in 2000)
Florence:

$100,755
IL:

$169,600
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Florence: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.1%), German (17.9%), United States (7.7%), Polish (5.1%), Dutch (2.6%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/30/1939

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 183 people per square mile   (very low).

Florence, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 67.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 35.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence village:

  • Never married: 53.0%
  • Now married: 15.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 23.4%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

1 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe).

This village:

4.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $746 (1.2%)

Florence satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (52.2 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (72.0 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Detroit, IL (1.9 miles) , Milton, IL (2.2 miles ), Valley City, IL (2.4 miles) , Time, IL (2.8 miles) , Winchester, IL (2.9 miles ), Griggsville, IL (2.9 miles ), Naples, IL (2.9 miles) , Exeter, IL (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 39.63 N, Longitude: 90.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Florence household income distribution Florence home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+57.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (83%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (50%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (83%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (50%)
  • Transportation occupations (50%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Florence, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Florence-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Florence village center injured 15 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 tornado 29.2 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from Florence center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 168.5 miles away from Florence center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from the city 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 Pike County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Florence:

  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • KEPLEY HOUSE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • PITTSFIELD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)
  • EASTSIDE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PITTSFIELD, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 52 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,189)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 54 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 54 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Western Illinois University (about 59 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Lindenwood University (about 59 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • St Charles Community College (about 61 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,302)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 66 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)

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Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.0%
Average household size:
This village:  1.8 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Florence compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Illinois average:

12.4

Florence travel time to work - commute Florence mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Florence village (based on Pike County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,38334
Mainline Protestant1,77816
Catholic3641
Other2222
None9,683-
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: 5
Pike County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Pike County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Pike County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

27.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.6%
State:

14.5%
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

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adams County, IL  0.50% ($24,467 average AGI)
from Morgan County, IL  0.31% ($16,474)
from Pike County, MO  0.20% ($25,583)


4.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adams County, IL  0.67% ($25,537 average AGI)
to Morgan County, IL  0.25% ($29,533)
to Pike County, MO  0.20% ($20,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGEM (1440 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: QUINCY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WBBA (1580 AM; 0 kW; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:

  • WIPA (89.3 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WBBA-FM (97.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, IL; Owner: BROWN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGRC (92.9 FM; HANNIBAL, MO; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRLJ (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJFM (102.1 FM; LOUISIANA, MO; Owner: FOXFIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Florence:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W49BS (Channel 49; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BP (Channel 53; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 1,150Total average daily traffic
  • 103Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,160Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FLORENCE, Lat: 42.219444 Lon: -89.623306, Call Sign: WQHT692
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2007, Expiration Date: 11/02/2017, Certifier: Ginger Binger
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 637-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

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