Florence, Oregon

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Population in 2014: 8,506 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.1%
 
Males: 3,898  (45.8%)
Females: 4,608  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  59.4 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97439.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,203 (it was $30,505 in 2000)
Florence:

$32,203
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,967 (it was $18,008 in 2000)

Florence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $184,982 (it was $105,300 in 2000)
Florence:

$184,982
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $231,984; Detached houses: $255,140; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,956; In 2-unit structures: $263,442; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,974; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,936; Mobile homes: $77,082; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $11,456

Median gross rent in 2013: $774.

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  • Races in Florence, OR (2013)

    Florence races chart
    • 7,84492.0%White alone
    • 2502.9%Hispanic
    • 2022.4%Two or more races
    • 710.8%Asian alone
    • 570.7%Black alone
    • 330.4%American Indian alone
    • 280.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Florence: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.5%), English (14.3%), Irish (10.9%), French (4.3%), United States (3.9%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 4.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,729 people per square mile   (low).

Florence,OR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence city:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

255 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.4% North America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Oregon:

10.0%



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Florence, Oregon as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Florence to the number of sex offenders is 8,484 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,712 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,603 (0.9%)

Florence satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eugene, OR (49.6 miles , pop. 137,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (121.9 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (750.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: South Siuslaw, OR (2.2 miles ), North Siuslaw, OR (2.3 miles ), Dunes City, OR (2.4 miles ), Gardiner, OR (4.2 miles ), Reedsport, OR (4.4 miles ), Middle Siuslaw-Triangle Lake, OR (4.6 miles ), Winchester Bay, OR (4.7 miles ), Yachats, OR (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2000: 54 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2005: 103 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2006: 78 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $233,200
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $238,200
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $223,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.98 N, Longitude: 124.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,072 (+12.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,909 (66.1%)

Area code: 541

Florence household income distribution Florence home values distribution

Crime rates in Florence by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3643213110321
per 100,000 40.179.852.238.625.112.135.411.311.30.035.023.611.8
Robberies 7461247012212
per 100,000 93.653.278.312.925.148.582.70.011.323.423.311.823.6
Assaults 7355521443236
per 100,000 93.639.965.364.462.724.211.845.145.335.123.335.370.9
Burglaries 961048867378341497662705449
per 100,000 1,284.31,383.21,149.1863.1464.21,006.1484.1552.6861.3724.6817.1636.1578.8
Thefts 307327340317249254242239227221246308310
per 100,000 4,107.04,349.04,439.84,083.53,124.23,078.82,857.52,695.42,572.52,583.02,871.53,628.23,661.7
Auto thefts 14241927222512151112171012
per 100,000 187.3319.2248.1347.8276.0303.0141.7169.2124.7140.3198.4117.8141.7
Arson 954314205212N/A
per 100,000 120.466.552.238.612.548.523.60.056.723.411.723.6N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 332.2366.6340.0285.6209.7235.6205.2169.9185.8171.1217.2218.1218.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Florence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 21 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Oregon average:

1.65

Florence tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1,905 (+35.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Florence, Oregon

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Earthquake activity:

Florence-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 372% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 238.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Florence center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 199.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/1991 at 02:50:14, a magnitude 6.9 (6.2 MB, 6.9 MS, 6.8 MW, 6.7 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 149.0 miles away from Florence center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lane County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Florence topographic map

Birthplace of: Ben Voogd - College basketball player (LSU Tigers).

Hospitals and medical centers in Florence:

  • PEACE HARBOR MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 400 9TH STREET)
  • PEACE HARBOR HOME HEALTH SERVICES (310 NINTH STREET)
  • REGENCY FLORENCE (1951 E. 21ST STREET)
  • SIUSLAW CARE CENTER (1951 21 ST)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Florence:

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Amtrak station:

FLORENCE (DOUBLE BARREL BREWERY SUPPLIES, HWY 101) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • University of Oregon (about 52 miles; Eugene, OR; Full-time enrollment: 23,329)
  • Lane Community College (about 54 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • Oregon State University (about 58 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 65 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Western Oregon University (about 74 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Willamette University (about 85 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 89 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)

Public high schools in Florence:

Public elementary/middle schools in Florence:

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Library in Florence:

  • SIUSLAW PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $737,379; Location: 1460 9TH ST; 81,993 books; 3,830 e-books; 4,999 audio materials; 5,340 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 294 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • We no longer have a private school at Faith Fellowship Foursquare church. Sorry!

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Notable locations in Florence: Munsel Creek Water Treatment Plant (A), Florence Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Sandpines Golf Links (C), Ocean Dunes Golf Links (D), Florence City Dock and Ramp (E), Bay Bridge Marina Boat Ramp (F), Western Lane Ambulance District (G), Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Station 1 (H), Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Station 2 Old Town Station (I), Siuslaw Pioneer Museum (J), Florence Justice Center (K), Florence Events Center (L), Florence City Hall (M), Central Coast Ranger District-Florence Office (N), Florence Playhouse (O), Florence Events Center (P), Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Station 7 Oak Street Station (Q), Department of Motor Vehicles Florence (R), Siuslaw Public Library Main Branch (S), United States Coast Guard Station Siuslaw (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Lake: Barrette Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Munsel Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Florence: Munsel Creek County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sandland Adventures Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 85366 Highway 101).

Hotels: Park Motel (85034 Highway 101), Mercer Lake Resort (88875 Bayberry Lane Ofc), Money Saver Motel (170 Highway 101), Silver Sands Motel (1449 Highway 101), Best Western Pier Point Inn (85625 Highway 101), Le Chateau Motel (Po Box 98), Economy Inn (3829 Highway 101), Driftwood Shores Resort (88416 1st Avenue), Siltcoos Lake Resort & Motel (82855 Fir St).

Court: Florence City - City Hall Offices- Municipal Court (900 Greenwood Street).

Lane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.2%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.0% for Black residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.5% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.2%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  8.0%

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

People in group quarters in Florence in 2010:

  • 52 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Florence in 2000:

  • 37 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Florence, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Florence (2011 data):

  • Oregon Pacific Banking Company dba Oregon Pacific Bank: Safeway Branch, Oregon Pacific Banking Company Dba O, Mobile Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $174.0 mil, Deposits: $143.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Oregon Pacific Bancorp
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Florence Branch at 430 Hwy 101, branch established on 1947/01/27. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Washington Federal: 620 Highway 101 Branch at 620 Highway 101, branch established on 1934/03/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Florence Branch at 2300 Highway 101 North, branch established on 1993/12/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Siuslaw Bank: at 777 Highway 101, branch established on 1964/01/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $318.0 mil, Deposits: $272.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Siuslaw Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Oregon average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Florence city (based on Lane County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,051216
Catholic21,78515
Other19,30372
Mainline Protestant12,08250
Black Protestant2952
Orthodox2402
None263,959-
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: 67
Lane County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
Lane County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Lane County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Here:

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Lane County:

26.1%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Florence:

53.9%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Florence:

49.3%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Florence:

28.3
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Florence:

11.2%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Florence:

7.0
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Florence:

55.0%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.0%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Florence, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$18,139$54,4171$1,107
Other Government Administration 3$16,612$66,4481$1,063
Judicial and Legal 2$8,241$49,4460$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$122,069$104,6310$0
Police - Other 8$35,889$53,8341$1,293
Streets and Highways 1$2,847$34,1640$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,449$41,3880$0
Sewerage 5$23,657$56,7770$0
Parks and Recreation 5$18,540$44,4960$0
Water Supply 5$17,344$41,6260$0
Other and Unallocable 5$25,786$61,8860$0
Totals for Government 53$292,573$66,2433$3,463

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $475,000 ($55.84)
    Air Transportation: $158,000 ($18.58)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,665,000 ($195.74)
    Sewerage: $814,000 ($95.70)
    Water Utilities: $721,000 ($84.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $496,000 ($58.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $484,000 ($56.90)
    General - Other: $480,000 ($56.43)
    Regular Highways: $357,000 ($41.97)
    Financial Administration: $306,000 ($35.97)
    Central Staff Services: $176,000 ($20.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $159,000 ($18.69)
    Fire Protection: $156,000 ($18.34)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($5.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($3.29)
    Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($2.35)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($2.12)
    Welfare - Other: $13,000 ($1.53)
    Private Transit Subsidies: $12,000 ($1.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,041,000 ($122.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $361,000 ($42.44)
    Sewerage: $164,000 ($19.28)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($13.99)
    General Public Building: $118,000 ($13.87)
    Financial Administration: $90,000 ($10.58)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($3.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($3.41)
    Central Staff: $12,000 ($1.41)
    Judicial: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,851,000 ($217.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($9.88)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $9,000 ($1.06)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,199,000 ($140.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $229,000 ($26.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $150,000 ($17.63)
    Public Welfare: $29,000 ($3.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($2.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $255,000 ($29.98)
    All Other: $73,000 ($8.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $32,000 ($3.76)
    General Support: $6,000 ($0.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $258,000 ($30.33)
    Interest Earnings: $205,000 ($24.10)
    Special Assessments: $184,000 ($21.63)
    Property Sale Other: $63,000 ($7.41)
    Rents: $13,000 ($1.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $859,000 ($100.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $722,000 ($84.88)
    General Support: $122,000 ($14.34)
    Public Welfare: $40,000 ($4.70)
    All Other: $32,000 ($3.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($1.18)
  • Tax - Property: $1,678,000 ($197.27)
    NEC: $765,000 ($89.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $356,000 ($41.85)
    Public Utilities: $238,000 ($27.98)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,577,000 ($185.40)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,180,000 ($2019.75)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $67,000 ($7.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,045,000 ($475.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $12,592,000 ($1480.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,438,000 ($169.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $610,000 ($71.71)
    Water Utilities: $139,000 ($16.34)

Florence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,700,000 ($199.86)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,851,000 ($217.61)

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Lane County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Multnomah County, OR  0.31% ($29,503 average AGI)
from Douglas County, OR  0.23% ($25,789)
from Linn County, OR  0.23% ($30,000)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($516 average AGI)
Lane County:

0.08%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.58% ($28,981 average AGI)
to Washington County, OR  0.34% ($32,842)
to Linn County, OR  0.26% ($31,402)

Strongest AM radio stations in Florence:

  • KCST (1250 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KUGN (590 AM; 5 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KWRO (630 AM; 5 kW; COQUILLE, OR; Owner: COQUILLE RIVER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florence:

  • KWVZ (91.5 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • K218CR (91.5 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFO (88.1 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KCST-FM (106.9 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: COAST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K224AQ (92.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KLOV-FM (89.3 FM; WINCHESTER, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K269DH (101.7 FM; FLORENCE, ETC., OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261BF (100.1 FM; BLACK BUTTE, ETC., OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K202BQ (88.3 FM; FLORENCE, ETC., OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON, ET AL)
  • K276IH (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: RAIDER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207DQ (89.3 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K281AH (104.1 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: RAIDER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K205DM (88.9 FM; GLIDE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAVJ (101.1 FM; SUTHERLIN, OR; Owner: BROOKE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLFR (89.1 FM; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Florence:

  • K56DL (Channel 56; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: WEST LANE TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58CW (Channel 58; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: WEST LANE TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K60DQ (Channel 60; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: WEST LANE TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K52DO (Channel 52; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: WEST LANE TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K54DG (Channel 54; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • K48GC (Channel 62; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Florence fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Florence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 121m397ftTotal length
  • $9,295,000Total costs
  • 31,900Total average daily traffic
  • 2,747Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Florence)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Florence, OR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 315 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Florence)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Florence)
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 ORIGINATED6$216,5779$157,28436$185,4262$47,2258$174,0138$132,276
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$157,6205$238,0540$00$01$97,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$126,9403$103,67719$171,8041$136,2603$150,7006$90,992
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$98,0602$87,5359$174,9660$02$125,5852$146,790
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$202,1400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$190,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$218,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$137,470
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0007.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

FLORENCE, CITY OF (Population served: 8,426, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
OPRD HECETA HEAD LIGHTHOUSE (Population served: 1,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2008)
OPRD CARL WASHBURNE SP (Population served: 450, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2013)
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
OPRD JM HONEYMAN MEMORIAL PARK (Population served: 350, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUN-14-2010 to JUN-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-28-2010 to JUL-28-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2013)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
SAND DUNES FRONTIER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
ODD FELLOWS RV PARK (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SOUTHVIEW IMPROVEMENT DIST (Population served: 24, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2010), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUN-14-2010 to JUN-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SIUSLAW MARINA (Population served: 20, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Florence that have no violations reported:

  • HECETA WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4,500, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • SEA LION CAVES (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST MARYS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOAHINK LAKE RV PARK (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OR YOUTH AUTHORITY - FLORENCE (Population served: 29, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Florence, OR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Florence, Oregon:

  • Comfort Inn, 2475 Hwy 101, Florence, Oregon 97439 , Phone: (541) 997-7797, Fax: (541) 997-7895
  • Best Western Pier Point Inn, 85625 Hwy 101, Florence, Oregon 97439 , Phone: (541) 997-7171, Fax: (541) 997-3828
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Florence, Oregon

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Florence, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Kroger2U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Florence compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • House age below state average.

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  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 (97439) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
There are 21 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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