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Population in 2010: 1,025. Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 

Males: 518  (50.5%)
Females: 507  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  40.7 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 13316.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,172 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Florence:

$47,172
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,546

Florence town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,367 (it was $58,200 in 2000)
Florence:

$89,367
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $99,007; Detached houses: $128,085; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,221; Mobile homes: $55,840

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Florence races chart
  • White alone - 1,005 (98.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Florence: 145.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (20.7%), Irish (16.5%), German (13.7%), English (8.6%), French (7.2%), Italian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 55.0 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence town:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
New York:  22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Florence town:  2.0% ($1,167)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (29.6 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (96.0 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (209.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Camden, NY (2.4 miles ), Osceola, NY (2.9 miles ), Annsville, NY (2.9 miles ), Williamstown, NY (2.9 miles ), Amboy, NY (3.2 miles ), Redfield, NY (3.4 miles ), Vienna, NY (3.6 miles ), Lee, NY (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 75.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Florence household income distribution Florence home values distribution

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (21%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (3%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)

Work and jobs in Florence: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Florence, New York

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Tornado activity:

Florence-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Florence town center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 26.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Florence-area historical earthquake activity is below New York state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from Florence center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/30/2007 at 03:47:45, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Florence center
On 10/13/1997 at 23:06:40, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oneida County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Florence topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • Le Moyne College (about 32 miles; Syracuse, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,469)
  • Utica College (about 33 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,258)
  • Syracuse University (about 34 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 17,074)
  • Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch (about 36 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 4,403)
  • Morrisville State College (about 37 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 37 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 6,666)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 41 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,164)

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Notable locations in Florence: Hanifin Corners (A), Forty Six Corners (B), Thompson Corners (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Florence: Saint Marys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Johnson Cemetery (1), Graves Cemetery (2), Greely Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Davis Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smith Brook (A), Perry Brook (B), Finnegan Brook (C), Spellicy Brook (D), Big Brook (E), Maloney Brook (F), Little River (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Oneida 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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AQI  Ozone 

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


Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

9.9%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Florence, NY

Florence compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (60%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Florence town (based on Oneida County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.14%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents68.3%8.5%3.4%3.1%2.4%
Congregations23.9%17.8%11.3%7.4%5.7%
NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSalvation ArmyJewishOther
Adherents2.1%1.9%1.0%1.0%8.4%
Congregations1.7%1.7%1.3%1.3%27.8%
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: 49
Oneida County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Oneida County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Oneida County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 205
Here:

8.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Oneida County:

24.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

15.6%

3.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
New York average:

5.41%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Oneida County:

0.10%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Herkimer County, NY  0.54% ($30,381 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.43% ($27,770)
from Onondaga County, NY  0.23% ($31,449)


4.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
New York average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Oneida County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Herkimer County, NY  0.42% ($32,325 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.42% ($32,396)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.28% ($40,109)

Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:

  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WADR (1480 AM; 5 kW; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLB (1310 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBRV (900 AM; 1 kW; BOONVILLE, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:

  • WBGJ (100.3 FM; SYLVAN BEACH, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WODZ-FM (96.1 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WUCL (93.5 FM; REMSEN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCR-FM (106.3 FM; ONEIDA, NY; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WSCP-FM (101.7 FM; PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WOUR (96.9 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKS (97.9 FM; WHITESBORO, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUNY (89.5 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BC COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WRBY (102.5 FM; ROME, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRV-FM (101.3 FM; BOONVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WWDG (105.1 FM; DERUYTER, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVU (100.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WLZW (98.7 FM; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Florence:

  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W12BZ (Channel 12; ROME, NY; Owner: KEVIN O'KANE)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $6,893,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,710
Total average daily truck traffic: 100
Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic: 2,306


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Joseph M Jones, 3131 Shultz Road (Lat: 43.413028 Lon: -75.680028), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 3157652525, Jjones.911@attglobal.Net, 120 BASE RD
  • JOSEPH M JONES, 3131 Shultz Road (Lat: 43.413028 Lon: -75.680028), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 3157652525, Jjones.911@attglobal.Net, 120 BASE RD
  • JOSEPH M JONES, 3131 Shultz Road (Lat: 43.413028 Lon: -75.680028), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 3157652525, Jjones.911@attglobal.Net, 120 BASE RD
  • Joseph M Jones, 3131 Shultz Road (Lat: 43.413028 Lon: -75.680028), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 3157652525, Jmjones@co.Oneida.Ny.Us, 120 BASE RD
  • Joseph M Jones, 3131 Shultz Road (Lat: 43.413028 Lon: -75.680028), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 3157652525, Jmjones@co.Oneida.Ny.Us, 120 BASE RD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3131 Shultz Road (Lat: 43.413028 Lon: -75.680028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPWM474
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2012, Expiration Date: 12/19/2022, Certifier: Dennis S Davis
    Registrant: Oneida County Dpw, 6000 Airport Road, Oriskany, NY 13424, Phone: (315) 793-6000, Fax: (315) 768-6299, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 3131 SHULTZ, 3131 Shultz Road (Lat: 43.413028 Lon: -75.680028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPVU661
    Assigned Frequencies: 2196.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/22/2002, Expiration Date: 02/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2003, Certifier: Joseph M Jones
    Registrant: Oneida County Emergency Services, 120 Base Rd, Oriskany, NY 13424, Phone: (315) 765-2525, Fax: (315) 765-2535, Email:
  • 3131 SHULTZ, 3131 Shultz Road (Lat: 43.413028 Lon: -75.680028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPWK623
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 12/09/2022, Certifier: Joseph M Jones
    Registrant: Oneida County Emergency Services, 120 Base Rd, Oriskany, NY 13424, Phone: (315) 765-2525, Fax: (315) 765-2535, Email:


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