Overview

Introduction to Florence, Kentucky

Florence, Kentucky, in Boone county, is 14 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is in the Cincinnati area.

Florence History

The city of Florence is in Boone County, Kentucky. The community was named after the wife of an early settler called Jacob Conner. The city was originally known as Crossroads, because of the convergence of several roads from Burlington and Union at Ridge Road. By the year 1821, the city came to be known as Madden town, named after Thomas Madden. Mr. Madden was a Covington attorney who owned a farm on the Burlington Pike. The area was renamed Connersville in 1828, as Madden moved away from the city. Finally the city settled on the name Florence and was incorporated in the year 1830.

Florence and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Natural History & Science
  • William Howard Taft National Historic Site
  • Miami Whitewater Forest
  • Summit Hills County Club
  • Boone Links Golf Course

Things To Do In Florence

Tourists can visit the Museum of Natural History & Science. One can also visit the Miami Whitewater Forest and enjoy the rich vegetation that prevails there. Golf lovers can also take a look at the Boone Links Golf Course, which is spreads across a sprawling natural green carpet. Boone Links Golf Course is another location the golfers can venture.

Florence Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport is the nearest international airport.

Florence Higher Education

Higher education can be availed from Cincinnati Christian University, College of Mount Saint Joseph, Gods Bible School and College, and Miami University.

Demographics

People

Total Population31,940
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+16,375
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married46.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.9%
Median Earnings25+$37,702
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,179
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,965

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,674
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.7%
Median Gross Rent$954
Median House Value$146,400

Ancestry

German26.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.6%
Irish17.7%
English10.1%
Italian2.6%
French Except Basque2.4%
Scottish2.4%
Dutch2.1%
African1.9%
Polish1.2%
Senegalese0.7%
Greek0.4%
Afghan)0.4%
Somali0.3%
Arab0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Russian0.2%
Moroccan0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Czech0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Bermudan0.1%
Croatian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Florence Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyBoone County
Standard Zip Codes41042
P.O. Box Zip Codes41022
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude38.99
Approximate Longitude-84.64

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)

StationCINCINNATI COVINGTON AP
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip42.6 inches
StationCHEVIOT
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationCINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance13.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crescent Springs4,035$72,147
Crestview Hills3,281$108,194
Edgewood8,723$114,148
Elsmere8,570$59,337
Erlanger18,776$75,656
Lakeside Park2,749$115,406

Florence Hospitals

Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital At Florence
(Proprietary)
5940 Merchant Street
(859) 426-2400
St. Elizabeth Florence
(Non-profit)
4900 Houston Road
(859) 962-5200

Florence Public Schools

A M Yealey Elementary School
10 Yealey Dr
ZIP: 41042
(859) 282-3333
Primary
Total Enrollment 551
Boone County Alternative Center
99 Center Dr.
ZIP: 41042
(859) 283-1003
Other
Total Enrollment 73
Boone County High School
7056 Burlington Pk
ZIP: 41042
(859) 282-5655
High
Total Enrollment 1360
Erpenbeck Elementary School
Us 42 9001 Wetherington Blvd
ZIP: 41042
(859) 384-7200
Primary
Total Enrollment 698
Florence Elementary School
103 Center St
ZIP: 41042
(859) 282-2610
Primary
Total Enrollment 667
Hillard Collins Elementary School
9000 Spruce Dr
ZIP: 41042
(859) 282-2350
Primary
Total Enrollment 842
Ockerman Elementary School
8250 Us 42
ZIP: 41042
(859) 282-4620
Primary
Total Enrollment 774
Ockerman Middle School
8300 Us 42
ZIP: 41042
(859) 282-3240
Middle
Total Enrollment 896
Rector A. Jones Middle School
8000 Spruce Dr
ZIP: 41042
(859) 282-4610
Middle
Total Enrollment 697

Florence Private Schools

Heritage Academy
7216 Us Highway 42
ZIP: 41042
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 142
Little Red School House Iv
8490 Old Toll Rd
ZIP: 41042
Elementary
Total Enrollment 25
St Paul School
7303 Dixie Hwy
ZIP: 41042
Elementary
Total Enrollment 402
Zion Christian Academy
10310 Dixie Hwy
ZIP: 41042
Elementary
Total Enrollment 44
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