Florence, Kansas

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Florence, Kansas

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Florence strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Florence Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Florence Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Florence, Kansas

Comparing Florence to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 7
Racial Diversity 7 7
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 2
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Short Commute Times 5 2
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 8

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Florence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 44 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 66851
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.244
Longitude -96.927

Florence Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Distance 37.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
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Florence Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 671 100%
Male 308 45.9%
Female 363 54.1%
Under 18 145 21.6%
18+ 526 78.4%
65+ 148 22.1%
Median Age 44.5
Average Family Size 2.8
White 642 95.7%
African-American 5 0.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 10 1.5%
Mixed Race 10 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 3.3%

Estimated Florence Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 650
Growth -21
Growth % -3.1%

Florence Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 23.1%
German 22.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
English 10%
Irish 8.8%
Dutch 4.3%
Polish 3.2%
Swiss 2.9%
Czech 2.3%
Scottish 2%
French Canadian 1.6%
African 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Russian 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
Belgian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
British 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Florence 671 $28,214
Burns 268 $39,000
Elbing 218 $49,375
Hillsboro 2,854 $42,465
Marion 2,110 $42,202
Peabody 1,384 $37,250
Walton 284 $39,500

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Florence Public Library
Florence, Kansas
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