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People

Total Population 4,279
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 8.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,055
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,477
% Above Poverty Level 96.6%
% Below Poverty Level 3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.2%
Median Gross Rent $815
Median House Value $145,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.8%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 13.1%

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

Florence Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles S of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Rankin
Metro Area Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 39073
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.153
Longitude -90.131

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 JACKSON THOMPSON AP
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
Station CRYSTAL SPRINGS EXP STN
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches
Station HAZLEHURST 5 SW
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brandon 22,897 $83,478
Flowood 8,385 $65,576
Jackson 173,212 $39,196
Pearl 26,222 $47,075
Richland 7,055 $57,009
Terry 1,477 $68,269

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

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Florence High Schools

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FLORENCE HIGH SCHOOL
232 HIGHWAY 469 NORTH
601-845-2205
Serves 594 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

MCLAURIN ATTENDANCE CENTER
130 TIGER DRIVE
601-845-2247
Serves 541 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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