Florence Lauderdale County, Alabama

Florence: County seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States

About

Florence is a city located in the county of Lauderdale in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 39,319. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 41,166 inhabitants.

The city was created 196 years ago in 1826.

Florence Quick Facts

Population : 41,166 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Lauderdale County
Postal code : 35630–35634
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 0.77%
Land as percent of area : 99.23%
Named for : Florence
Altitude : 548 feet / 167 meters
Capital city : Florence is capital of Lauderdale County
Establishment : January 01, 1826 (196 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:59:25 (24th May 2022)
Population growth : 4.49% (2010-2020)
Florence locator map
Location of Florence on Alabama map.
Downtown Florence Historic District cropped image
Downtown Florence Historic District cropped
Downtown Florence Historic District cropped image

Geography

Florence is located at 34°47'59"N 87°40'38"W (34.7998100, -87.6772500).

Florence map

Demographics

The population of Florence increased by 4.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 39,319 - census
2011 39,580 0.66% estimation process
2012 39,778 0.5% estimation process
2013 40,008 0.57% estimation process
2014 40,232 0.56% estimation process
2015 39,955 -0.69% estimation process
2016 39,996 0.1% estimation process
2017 40,079 0.21% estimation process
2018 40,699 1.52% estimation process
2019 40,797 0.24% estimation process
2020 41,166 0.9% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,797
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 39,560
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 40,184
April 1, 2010 Population : 39,319
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.5%
People over 65 (%) : 18.5%
Female persons, % : 52.6%
White only, percent : 76.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 20.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 73.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,560
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.1%

Florence zip code is 35630. County name: Lauderdale, County fips: 01077

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $142,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,086
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $390
2015-2019 median gross rent : $643
2015-2019 Households : 17,475
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.20
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 73.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 141,426
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 422,386
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 631,613
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 967,831
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,535
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,526
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,748
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,086
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,107
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,289
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 568
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,083
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 413
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,070
2010 population per square mile : 1,512.4
2010 land area in square miles : 26.00
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $142,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,086
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $390
2015-2019 median gross rent : $643
2015-2019 Households : 17,475
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.20
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 73.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 141,426
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 422,386
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 631,613
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 967,831
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,535
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,526
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,748
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,086
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,107
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,289
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 568
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,083
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 413
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,070
2010 population per square mile : 1,512.4
2010 land area in square miles : 26.00

People born in Florence (70)

People born in Florence, including country and rockabilly musician Autry Inman, businessman, record executive, record producer and DJ Sam Phillips, blues composer and musician W. C. Handy, .

List

  • James T. Rapier (American politician (1837-1883)) he was born in 13/11/1837
  • Dorrit Hoffleit (American astronomer) she was born in 12/03/1907
  • Jenn Rivell (American actress) she was born in 05/06/1973
  • Sterling Bose (American musician) he was born in 23/02/1906
  • Harryette Mullen (American writer) she was born in 01/07/1953
  • Emmet O'Neal (American politician (1853-1922)) he was born in 23/09/1853
  • Bill Yoast (American high school football coach) he was born in 16/11/1924
  • Brett Guthrie (American politician) he was born in 18/02/1964
  • Donnie Fritts (American musician) he was born in 11/11/1942
  • Jonathan Rosenbaum (American film critic) he was born in 27/02/1943
  • Ronnie Flippo (American politician) he was born in 15/08/1937
  • Oscar Stanton De Priest (American politician) he was born in 09/03/1871
  • Josh Willingham (baseball player from the United States) he was born in 17/02/1979
  • Jesse Marsh (artist) he was born in 27/07/1907
  • Arthur Alexander (American country songwriter and soul singer) he was born in 10/05/1940
  • Al Romine (American football defensive back, half back (1932-2015)) he was born in 10/03/1932
  • Billy Hardwick (American ten-pin bowler) he was born in 25/07/1941
  • Byron Franklin (American football player) he was born in 03/09/1958

Post offices near Florence

Post Office Name City ZIP
Floren Post Office Florence (AL) 35630

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Other cities in Lauderdale County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lauderdale County , AL.

City Name Population Title
East Florence 35,733 City in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States of America
Rogersville 1,293 Town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States
Killen 962 Town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA
Lexington 711 Town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States
St. Florian 670 Town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States
Waterloo 199 Town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States
Woodland 187 Town in Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Florence distances to largest Alabama cities