Florence, Alabama

Population 39,388

Florence is located in Lauderdale County, AL. The population is 39,388, making Florence the largest city in Lauderdale County.

There are 14 public schools in Florence with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Florence is moderate, and there are 56 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Florence is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Florence property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Florence include St. Florian, Underwood Petersville and Sheffield.

Florence Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 15.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.1%

Crime Rate

28.33% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 264
  • Violent Crimes: 488
  • Robbery: 115
  • Burglary: 603
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

5.99% Lower than national avg.
  • 56 offenders in Florence
  • 14.22 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

145 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 13
  • Superfunds: 13
  • Tanks & Spills: 117

Unemployment

Moderate 3.6%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

14 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 14 K-12 public schools in Florence, AL and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Florence's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

56 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$147,000 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    12.5%
  • Rented
    38%
  • Owned
    49.5%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

45 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Florence, AL issued 45 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Florence, AL issued 151 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 151 permits, 85 were issued for single family homes and 66 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Florence, AL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $544
  • 1 Bedroom: $546
  • 2 Bedrooms: $692
  • 3 Bedrooms: $918
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,150

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Environmental Hazards

145 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (403/407)
    Florence, AL has 99.02% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Florence, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.52 Average
    Florence, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 42.53°
  • February 43.65°
  • March 52.35°
  • April 61.58°
  • May 68.75°
  • June 79.23°
  • July 81.42°
  • August 79.6°
  • September 71.37°
  • October 59.87°
  • November 50.73°
  • December 42.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Florence, AL

Earthquakes
Florence, AL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Florence, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Florence, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Florence, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Florence, AL: $35,731

Unemployment

Unemployment in Florence is 3.6%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 43.03%
White Collar - 56.97%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Mo Brooks
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