Florence is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 40,072 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Florence is the tenth largest community in South Carolina.
Also of interest is that Florence has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Florence telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.38% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The overall education level of Florence citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.63% of adults in Florence have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Florence in 2018 was $32,482, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,928 for a family of four. However, Florence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Florence is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Florence home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Florence residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Florence include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Florence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.