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Population in 2012: 38 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -46.5%
Males: 20  (53.6%)
Females: 18  (46.4%)

Median resident age:  58.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 62363

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,035 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Florence:

$39,035
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,570

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,001 (it was $19,300 in 2000)
Florence:

$76,001
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $82,188; Detached houses: $82,188

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Florence: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (12.8%), Polish (12.8%), United States (12.8%), Lithuanian (7.7%), German (5.1%), 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: 188 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence village:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 17.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 32.1%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

3 residents are foreign born (7.7% Europe).

This village:  7.7%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,200 (1.4%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+57.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (60%)
  • Other services, except public administration (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (75%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Florence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 130% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1990 at 07:01:47, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1993 at 13:56:23, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from Florence center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Florence:

  • ILLINI COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 52 miles; Godfrey, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,939)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 54 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 54 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • Western Illinois University (about 58 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,446)
  • Lindenwood University (about 59 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 7,565)
  • St Charles Community College (about 61 miles; Cottleville, MO; FT enrollment: 4,067)
  • Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (about 63 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,909)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00100. This is significantly better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00100
U.S.:

0.05378


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%

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 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Florence travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.56%
Here50.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents23.3%18.1%14.0%10.6%6.9%
Congregations24.1%19.0%6.9%3.4%3.4%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents6.7%6.0%4.6%2.3%7.6%
Congregations6.9%3.4%10.3%3.4%19.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

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
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pike County:

9.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
State:

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

7.6%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$889
Totals for Government 0$0 9$889


4.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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:
from Adams County, IL  0.62% ($30,568 average AGI)
from Pike County, MO  0.34% ($27,000)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.29% ($30,588)


5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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:
to Adams County, IL  0.97% ($24,525 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.36% ($34,500)
to Morgan County, IL  0.35% ($29,905)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 103
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,160


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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