Florence, CO

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Population

3,845

1.18% decline

Median Age

40.9


Median Household Income

$39,629

6.66% growth

Poverty Rate

18.7%


Number of Employees

1,542

2.19% growth

Median Property Value

$112,700

3.43% decline

About

In 2017, Florence, CO had a population of 3.85k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $39,629. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Florence, CO declined from 3,891 to 3,845, a -1.18% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,153 to $39,629, a 6.66% increase.

The population of Florence, CO is 85.8% White Alone, 11.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.832% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Florence, CO speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Florence, CO is $112,700, and the homeownership rate is 69.7%. Most people in Florence, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Florence, CO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Florence, CO employs 1.54k people. The largest industries in Florence, CO are Public Administration (316 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (207 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (206 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($97,933), Utilities ($97,933), and Finance & Insurance ($53,846).

Median household income in Florence, CO is $39,629. Males in Florence, CO have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Florence, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,629

2017 value

± $5,006

6.66%

1 Year Growth

± 19%

Households in Florence, CO have a median annual income of $39,629, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,153 in 2016, which represents a 6.66% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531

Average Male Salary

± $1,541

$51,692

Average Female Salary

± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Colorado made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,772 ± $5,354

  2. White

    $54,520 ± $998

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Colorado workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Florence, CO is from Colorado.

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9794

  2. Census Tract 9782

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Florence, CO was Census Tract 9794 with a value of $43,980, followed by Census Tract 9782 and N/A, with respective values of $35,960 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Florence, CO (705 out of 3.76k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    633 ± 180

  2. Asian

    32 ± 77

  3. Hispanic

    17 ± 62

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Florence, CO is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.54k

2017 Value

± 278

2.19%

1 Year growth

± 24.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Florence, CO grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 1.51k employees to 1.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Florence, CO, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (190 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (173 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (158 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Florence, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Florence, CO, by number of employees, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (190 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (173 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (158 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Florence, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (6.18 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.13 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3.14 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Florence, CO, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($73,214), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($63,047), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,844).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.54k

2017 Value

± 278

2.19%

1 Year growth

± 24.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Florence, CO grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 1.51k employees to 1.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Florence, CO, are Public Administration (316 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (207 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (206 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Florence, CO, though some of these residents may live in Florence, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Florence, CO, by number of employees, are Public Administration (316 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (207 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (206 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Florence, CO has an unusually high number of Public Administration (4.39 times higher than expected), Utilities (3.42 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (3.09 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Florence, CO, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($97,933), Utilities ($97,933), and Finance & Insurance ($53,846).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.1B

  2. $22.9B

  3. $15.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $30.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($22.9B) and Electronics ($15.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$208B

2015 Value

$314B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Colorado trade was $208B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.5B

  2. $9.22B

  3. $7.43B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $12.5B, followed by Nebraska with $9.22B and California and $7.43B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.1% of the population of Florence, CO has health coverage, with 34% on employee plans, 26.3% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 0.957% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Florence, CO was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Primary care physicians in Florence, CO see 1243 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1238 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1291 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 326 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,243 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,243 patients per year. This represents a 0.404% increase from the previous year (1,238 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,623

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,143

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,287

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.86%

Uninsured

34%

Employer Coverage

26.3%

Medicaid

14.1%

Medicare

14.7%

Non-Group

0.957%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Florence, CO declined by 7.02% from 10.6% to 9.86%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Florence, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 8.8% prevalence

  2. 8.7% prevalence

  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Florence, CO is home to a population of 3.85k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.22% of Florence, CO residents were born outside of the country (47 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Florence, CO is composed of 3.3k White Alone residents (85.8%), 458 Hispanic or Latino residents (11.9%), 32 Asian Alone residents (0.832%), 27 Two or More Races residents (0.702%), 21 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.546%), 7 Black or African American Alone residents (0.182%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Florence, CO are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 8.9

58

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Florence, CO was 40.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 58. But people in Florence, CO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Florence, CO residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.22%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

47 people

0%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

0 people

As of 2017, 1.22% of Florence, CO residents (47 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Florence, CO was 0%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,780 ± 11,541 people

  2. India

    19,019 ± 3,380 people

  3. Vietnam

    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Colorado residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Florence, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Florence, CO was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.3k ± 194

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    458 ± 190

  3. Asian Alone

    32 ± 48

In 2017, there were 7.21 times more White Alone residents (3.3k people) in Florence, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 458 Hispanic or Latino and 32 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Florence, CO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Florence, CO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Florence, CO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Florence, CO are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    167 ± 60

  2. World War II

    44 ± 38

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    31 ± 37

Florence, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Florence, CO was $112,700 in 2017, which is 0.518 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $116,700 to $112,700, a 3.43% decrease. The homeownership rate in Florence, CO is 69.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Florence, CO have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Florence, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,629

Median Household Income

± $5,006

1.69k

Number of Households

± 258

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.69k households in Florence, CO grew to $39,629 from the previous year's value of $37,153.

The following chart displays the households in Florence, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$112,700

2017 Median

± $11,345

$116,700

2016 Median

± $13,440

In 2017, the median property value in Florence, CO declined from to $112,700 from the previous year's value of $116,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Florence, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Florence, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Florence, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Florence, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.7%

2017 Homeownership

70.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.7% of the housing units in Florence, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Florence, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Florence, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Florence, CO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

23.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Florence, CO have a shorter commute time (23.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Florence, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.2%

  2. Carpooled

    9.99%

  3. Other

    2.61%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Florence, CO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Other.

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