Florence, Oregon

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Population in 2022: 9,376 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.1%
 
Males: 4,133  (44.1%)
Females: 5,243  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

58.6 years
Oregon median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 97439.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $56,607 (it was $30,505 in 2000)
Florence:

$56,607
OR:

$75,657

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $32,533 (it was $18,008 in 2000)

Florence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $370,874 (it was $105,300 in 2000)
Florence:

$370,874
OR:

$475,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $354,720; detached houses: $406,114; townhouses or other attached units: $662,947; mobile homes: $180,990; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $76,115

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,183.

March 2022 cost of living index in Florence: 98.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 12.4%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.2% for other race residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Florence, OR (2022)
    • 8,12586.6%White alone
    • 5035.4%Hispanic
    • 2152.3%Asian alone
    • 1942.1%Two or more races
    • 1611.7%Black alone
    • 520.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Florence, Oregon as of June 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Florence is 2,204 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Florence by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(11.3)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.0)
2
(23.6)
1
(11.8)
6
(70.5)
3
(34.5)
5
(56.5)
3
(33.3)
4
(43.6)
2
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(21.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
2
(23.4)
2
(23.3)
1
(11.8)
2
(23.6)
2
(23.5)
4
(46.1)
3
(33.9)
1
(11.1)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(45.1)
4
(47.2)
3
(35.1)
2
(23.3)
3
(35.3)
6
(70.9)
9
(105.7)
3
(34.5)
12
(135.5)
7
(77.6)
11
(119.8)
8
(86.7)
1
(10.8)
10
(105.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(552.6)
76
(897.7)
62
(724.6)
70
(817.1)
54
(636.1)
49
(578.8)
61
(716.3)
46
(529.6)
32
(361.3)
23
(255.1)
20
(217.8)
17
(184.2)
24
(258.5)
14
(147.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
239
(2,695)
227
(2,681)
221
(2,583)
246
(2,871)
308
(3,628)
310
(3,662)
407
(4,779)
358
(4,122)
378
(4,268)
248
(2,751)
202
(2,200)
193
(2,091)
206
(2,219)
241
(2,533)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(169.2)
11
(129.9)
12
(140.3)
17
(198.4)
10
(117.8)
12
(141.7)
17
(199.6)
13
(149.7)
29
(327.4)
17
(188.6)
5
(54.4)
8
(86.7)
20
(215.4)
6
(63.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(59.1)
2
(23.4)
1
(11.7)
2
(23.6)
1
(11.8)
4
(47.0)
9
(103.6)
2
(22.6)
2
(22.2)
5
(54.4)
3
(32.5)
10
(107.7)
5
(52.6)
City-Data.com crime index178.1202.9179.3227.6228.5229.0365.3262.3327.2188.4191.4138.2129.5175.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Florence, OR

Crime rate in Florence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 23 (16 officers - 15 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Oregon average:

1.48
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Ancestries: German (13.8%), American (12.7%), Irish (11.3%), English (11.2%), British (6.0%), Italian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1893

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 4.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,906 people per square mile   (low).

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845 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 2.1% Asia, 1.6% Europe, 1.2% Africa).

This city:

9.0%
Oregon:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,645 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,292 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.98 N, Longitude: 124.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,942 (+20.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,361 (74.8%)

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Florence, OR in 2022
Distribution of house value in Florence, OR in 2022
Florence satellite photo by USGS

Florence tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 23 buildings, average cost: $338,500
  • 2021: 32 buildings, average cost: $277,000
  • 2020: 56 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2019: 43 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2018: 42 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2017: 38 buildings, average cost: $221,100
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $223,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $238,200
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $233,200
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2006: 78 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2005: 103 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2000: 54 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 1998: 54 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $123,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Florence, OR residents
Average permit cost in Florence, OR
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.2%
Oregon:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,905 (+35.6%).
Most common industries in Florence, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.6%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.9%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Florence, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Florence, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Florence, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 36.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

72.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

8.11

Earthquake activity:

Florence-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oregon state average. It is 2184% 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 Florence 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 Florence center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 208.6 miles away from Florence 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) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from Florence 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 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 (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Florence topographic map

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!

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Lane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Florence:

Marital status in Florence, OR
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Florence:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Oregon average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Florence
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Florence, OR (based on Lane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

8.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lane County:

6.5%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lane County:

15.3%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Florence:

53.5%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Florence:

49.1%
Oregon:

46.8%

Average BMI:
Florence:

28.2
Oregon:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.0%
Oregon:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Florence:

11.0%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Florence:

7.0
Oregon:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.6%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Florence:

54.2%
Oregon:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.9%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Florence, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$94,581$70,9360$0
Other Government Administration 9$61,774$82,3650$0
Other and Unallocable 9$46,907$62,5430$0
Police - Other 8$39,258$58,8870$0
Sewerage 8$45,489$68,2340$0
Financial Administration 6$31,459$62,9180$0
Water Supply 5$20,110$48,2640$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,801$47,2040$0
Judicial and Legal 2$8,985$53,9100$0
Correction 1$5,387$64,6440$0
Totals for Government 67$365,751$65,5080$0

Florence government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,138,000 ($228.03)
    Air Transportation: $950,000 ($101.32)
    Water Utilities: $945,000 ($100.79)
    Police Protection: $495,000 ($52.79)
    Regular Highways: $384,000 ($40.96)
    Financial Administration: $201,000 ($21.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($7.25)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($4.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,802,000 ($298.85)
    Central Staff Services: $1,420,000 ($151.45)
    Sewerage: $1,132,000 ($120.73)
    Water Utilities: $853,000 ($90.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $805,000 ($85.86)
    Financial Administration: $472,000 ($50.34)
    Regular Highways: $357,000 ($38.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $311,000 ($33.17)
    Air Transportation: $195,000 ($20.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $123,000 ($13.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($6.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($1.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $495,000 ($52.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,401,000 ($362.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($13.76)

Florence government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,665,000 ($390.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $354,000 ($37.76)
    Other: $239,000 ($25.49)
    Air Transportation: $136,000 ($14.51)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($11.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $905,000 ($96.52)
    Other: $85,000 ($9.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $297,000 ($31.68)
    Highways: $11,000 ($1.17)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($0.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $363,000 ($38.72)
    Rents: $189,000 ($20.16)
    Special Assessments: $88,000 ($9.39)
    Interest Earnings: $87,000 ($9.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000 ($6.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $42,000 ($4.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,274,000 ($242.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $588,000 ($62.71)
    Water Utilities: $518,000 ($55.25)
    General Local Government Support: $186,000 ($19.84)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($10.67)
    Other: $92,000 ($9.81)
  • Tax - Property: $3,270,000 ($348.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $598,000 ($63.78)
    Other License: $520,000 ($55.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $298,000 ($31.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $108,000 ($11.52)

Florence government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,327,000 ($2274.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,379,000 ($2066.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,948,000 ($207.76)

Florence government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,390,000 ($788.18)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $373,000 ($39.78)
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

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 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Florence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 377ft / 115mTotal length
  • $11,324,000Total costs
  • 41,226Total average daily traffic
  • 5,771Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Florence, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Florence, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Florence)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Florence, OR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 53 (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: 377 (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$174,0128$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 in Florence, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Florence, OR - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of reported fires - 72 took place in 2003, and the least - 7 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Florence, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.0%), and Outside Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Florence, OR
    • 27142.0%Structure Fires
    • 24437.8%Outside Fires
    • 12519.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 50.8%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Florence, OR
  • 91.8%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Florence, OR
  • 89.0%Electricity
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 2.3%Utility gas


Florence compared to Oregon state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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