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People

Total Population 3,884
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,367
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 53.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,872
% Above Poverty Level 76.8%
% Below Poverty Level 23.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25%
Median Gross Rent $801
Median House Value $117,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.6%
US/American 0%
English 13.7%
Irish 10.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Florence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles W of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Fremont
Standard Zip Codes 81226
Company Zip Codes 81290
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.39
Longitude -105.118

Florence Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CANON CITY
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 49 F
Apr Temp 35 to 65 F
Jul Temp 59 to 90 F
Oct Temp 38 to 69 F
Annual Precip 13.3 inches
Station PUEBLO RESERVOIR
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 47 F
Apr Temp 35 to 67 F
Jul Temp 60 to 94 F
Oct Temp 36 to 71 F
Annual Precip 12.6 inches
Station WESTCLIFFE
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 37 F
Apr Temp 25 to 54 F
Jul Temp 45 to 79 F
Oct Temp 26 to 60 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Florence, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brewster (81226)

Portland (81226)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coal Creek 335 $44,375
Cripple Creek 1,341 $40,903
Rockvale 475 $42,500
Victor 374 $53,125
Williamsburg 680 $47,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Florence Public Libraries

Library
John C. Fremont Library
130 Church Ave.
Florence, Colorado
(719) 784-4649

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Florence High Schools

FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL
215 NORTH MAPLE AVENUE
719-784-6414
Serves 562 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

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