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Rankin County

Population in 2012: 4,245 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: +77.2%
Males: 1,986  (46.8%)
Females: 2,259  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Mississippi median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 39073, 39218.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $57,292 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Florence:

$57,292
Mississippi:

$36,919
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $25,040

Florence town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $144,496 (it was $97,700 in 2000)
Florence:

$144,496
Mississippi:

$99,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $151,059; Detached houses: $155,327; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,971; In 2-unit structures: $166,971; Mobile homes: $42,151

Median gross rent in 2011: $759.

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  • White alone - 3,638 (90.4%)
  • Black alone - 303 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Florence: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Florence, Mississippi on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Florence is mentioned 26 times on our forum:
How is Florence, MS as a place to live?  (3 replies)
Question about Jackson MS and Violent Crime Rate  (18 replies)
A Little Relocation Help for a Life-long Yankee  (11 replies)
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Ancestries: United States (20.3%), Irish (13.3%), English (12.0%), German (9.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.8%), French (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 316 feet

Land area: 5.88 square miles.

Population density: 722 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Florence, Mississippi as of April 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Florence to the number of sex offenders is 143 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $946 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $822 (0.7%)

Florence satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (12.5 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (131.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (353.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Richland, MS (2.4 miles ), Pearl, MS (2.9 miles ), Byram, MS (3.0 miles ), Terry, MS (3.3 miles ), Flowood, MS (3.4 miles ), Brandon, MS (3.4 miles ), Jackson, MS (3.5 miles ), Braxton, MS (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $48,800
  • 1999: 97 buildings, average cost: $48,800
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $52,400
  • 2004: 78 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 2005: 78 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2006: 88 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2007: 49 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.15 N, Longitude: 90.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +802 (+19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 207 (11.4%)

Area code: 601

Florence household income distribution Florence home values distribution

Crime rates in Florence (2008):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 burglaries (198.9 per 100,000)
  • 6 thefts (170.5 per 100,000)
  • 5 auto thefts (142.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 31.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 297.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +419 (+21.2%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Florence-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 301% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Florence town center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the town center killed 12 people and injured 122 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Florence-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rankin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Tate Reeves - Basketball player, Jeremy Kitchens - College football player (Jackson State Tigers), Paul McCoy - He is deaf.


Hospitals/medical centers near Florence:

  • WHITFIELD MEDICAL SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, about 7 miles away; WHITFIELD, MS)
  • RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; JACKSON, MS)
  • CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; JACKSON, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Florence, MS

Airports located in Florence:

Amtrak station near Florence:

  • 11 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Florence:

  • Wesley College (Full-time enrollment: 96; Location: 111 Wesley Cir; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wesleycollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • Jackson State University (about 12 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,635)
  • Belhaven University (about 12 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 13 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Mississippi College (about 18 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Hinds Community College (about 19 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 35 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Holmes Community College (about 58 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)

Public high schools in Florence:

Public elementary/middle schools in Florence:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add a link to the "Church of God" (which is actually "Florence Church of God") in your website. The URL is "http://www.florencechurchofgod.org"

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Notable locations in Florence: Florence Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (A), Florence Fire Department Station 2 (B), Florence Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Florence include: Creston Hill Church (A), Church of God (B), First Baptist Church (C), Florence Church of Christ (D), Marvin United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Florence Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Butler Creek (A), Indian Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Super 8 Motel-Jackson (2655 I 55 South).

 
Rankin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.15
U.S.:

3.50
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6
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

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

CLEARY WATER SEWER & FIRE DEPT (Population served: 2200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and NOV-25-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2002)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 6.9%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Florence, MS

34 people in college/university student housing in 2010
19 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Florence compared to Mississippi state average:

Florence, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Florence (2011 data):

  • BancorpSouth Bank: Florence Branch at 111 East Main Street, branch established on 1966/06/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Trustmark National Bank: Florence Branch at 3081 Highway 49 South, branch established on 1984/09/11. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Copiah Bank, National Association: Florence Branch at 150 Earl Clark Drive, branch established on 2004/08/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $159.0 mil, Deposits: $143.3 mil, headquarters in Hazlehurst, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Copiah Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Florence travel time to work - commute


Florence mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Florence (based on Rankin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.66%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents68.8%15.8%5.2%1.3%1.2%
Congregations46.4%21.6%1.6%3.2%1.6%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%1.1%1.0%1.0%3.3%
Congregations2.4%0.8%2.4%1.6%18.4%
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: 11
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Rankin County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Rankin County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Rankin County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rankin County:

12.2%
State:

14.4%

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
Financial Administration 1$3,571$42,8521$1,010
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$4,408
Judicial and Legal 2$3,693$22,1581$1,262
Police Protection - Officers 10$26,725$32,0701$959
Police - Other 3$4,988$19,9523$1,696
Firefighters 0$0 1$2,117
Streets and Highways 3$6,407$25,6280$0
Sewerage 6$7,326$14,6520$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,399$26,3941$875
Water Supply 6$7,151$14,3021$1,105
Totals for Government 33$64,260$23,36715$13,432

Florence government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $396,000 ($93.29)
    Sewerage: $376,000 ($88.57)
    Financial Administration: $175,000 ($41.22)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($29.45)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($23.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $90,000 ($21.20)
    Corrections - Other: $29,000 ($6.83)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($5.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $447,000 ($105.30)

Florence government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $394,000 ($92.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $294,000 ($69.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $225,000 ($53.00)
    Highways: $138,000 ($32.51)
  • Tax - Property: $422,000 ($99.41)
    Public Utilities: $70,000 ($16.49)
    NEC: $31,000 ($7.30)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)

10.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.25%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Rankin County:

0.06%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hinds County, MS  3.07% ($37,695 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  1.11% ($50,230)
from Simpson County, MS  0.30% ($30,788)


7.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($47 average AGI)
Rankin County:

0.02%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hinds County, MS  1.90% ($30,535 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  0.95% ($54,702)
to Simpson County, MS  0.23% ($32,089)

Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKN (970 AM; 1 kW; BRANDON, MS; Owner: RADIO STATION WRKN, INC.)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:

  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Florence:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Florence, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 82
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 90
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 205
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Florence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $3,991,000
Total average daily traffic: 72,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,274
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 108,300

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Florence)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 32.151528 Lon: -90.218417), Call Sign: KCE503
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.010 MHz, 154.160 MHz, 154.310 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/1998, Expiration Date: 04/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2003
    Registrant: Cleary Volunteer Fire Dept Inc, 125 Melrose Circle, Florence, MS 39073, Phone: (601) 845-7430
  • Monterey Forestry Tower Monterey Rd Near (Lat: 33.186528 Lon: -90.083417), Call Sign: KNED292, Licensee ID: L00136806
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.010 MHz, 154.145 MHz, 154.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2002, Expiration Date: 11/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2013
    Registrant: Monterey Volunteer Fire Dept, Florence, MS 39073, Phone: (601) 845-7102
  • Town Hall N Chruch St (Lat: 32.147361 Lon: -90.116750), Call Sign: WSB858, Licensee ID: L00074678
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.9200 MHz, 46.0400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 08/29/2014
    Registrant: City Of Florence
  • 111 Hickory Hollow Rd (Lat: 32.163750 Lon: -90.167861), Call Sign: KNAM868, Licensee ID: L00084762
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2001, Expiration Date: 05/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2011
    Registrant: B & H Sales, 111 Hickory Hollow, Florence, MS 39073, Phone: (601) 845-2660
  • Edge, 224 Ridgeway Road (Lat: 32.068806 Lon: -90.060694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNNV307
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2012, Expiration Date: 06/19/2022
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 32.162833 Lon: -90.138000, Call Sign: WQAA525
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.697 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2004, Expiration Date: 04/21/2014, Certifier: Robert Waltman
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 32.043056 Lon: -90.142222, Call Sign: WQEK516
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.497 MHz, 151.520 MHz, 160.050 MHz, 152.930 MHz, 159.675 MHz, 160.065 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2006, Expiration Date: 02/21/2016, Certifier: Matthew Nasekos
    Registrant: Jackson Communications Inc, 309a Airport Rd S, Pearl, MS 39208-6678, Phone: (601) 932-7030, Fax: (601) 932-7095, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-4-220C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6V 350 SERIES (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2033U , Serial Number: 2025C, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph D Jr Fabian, 1285 Muse Rd, Florence, MS 39073
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2325R , Serial Number: 18255425, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1964
    Registrant (Individual): H D Sr Hood, 528 Mountain Creek Farm Rd, Florence, MS 39073
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 356HP , Serial Number: 18267655, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Aviation Ventures LLC, 1559 Highway 469 S, Florence, MS 39073
  • Aircraft: CLARK TONY R CLARK RV-3B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 359TC , Serial Number: 11412, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Tony R Clark, 127 Magnolia Spgs, Florence, MS 39073
  • Aircraft: STEWART DANIEL E RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 691DS , Serial Number: 20199, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph D Jr Fabian, 1285 Muse Rd, Florence, MS 39073



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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$123,1803$118,52717$116,0751$40,1803$79,1532$37,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$77,9400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$58,0202$45,0303$131,5171$27,7101$31,0001$37,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$66,5100$03$106,0000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$111,3700$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0210.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$97,3401$100,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0210.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 227
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Florence


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Florence, MS

Most common first names in Florence, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11167.1 years
William8672.9 years
Robert7471.6 years
John7174.1 years
Mary6877.6 years
Annie3478.7 years
Willie3376.1 years
Thomas3270.4 years
Henry3077.1 years
Charles2772.2 years
Most common last names in Florence, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5675.6 years
Jones5075.5 years
Johnson4073.7 years
Lewis3974.0 years
Williams3674.2 years
Byrd3278.9 years
Taylor2973.0 years
Brown2474.1 years
Clark2277.5 years
Berry2271.6 years
Businesses in Florence, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Waffle House1
FedEx1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John Hart (1)
  • Hubert W. Crook (1)
  • Terry A. Owens (1)
  • Watts Fredrick Williamson (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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