Florence, Alabama Population 2020

40,572

Florence is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 40,572, it is the 11th largest city in Alabama and the 965th largest city in the United States. Florence is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 3.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,319 in 2010. Spanning over 27 miles, Florence has a population density of 1,532 people per square mile.

The average household income in Florence is $54,819 with a poverty rate of 21.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $134,500. The median age in Florence is 35.8 years, 34.2 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Florence Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Florence was:

  • White: 76.86%
  • Black or African American: 19.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.84%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Florence, Alabama is 40,572, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 40,428.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 39,319.

Florence, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020147,247490.03%
2019147,198490.03%
2018147,149490.03%
2017147,1002760.19%
2016146,824-23-0.02%
2015146,847-634-0.43%
2014147,4812420.16%
2013147,23930.00%
2012147,236950.06%
2011147,141-120-0.08%
2010147,2610.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,82576.86%
Black or African American7,82719.52%
Two or More Races7391.84%
Asian3620.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native1880.47%
Some Other Race1020.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander610.15%

Florence Population Pyramid 2020

Florence Median Age

35.8


Total

34.2


Male

38.2


Female

Florence Adults

There are 32,557 adults, (7,273 of whom are seniors) in Florence.

Florence Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence Sex Ratio

Female

21,146

52.73%

Male

18,958

47.27%

Florence Households and Families

Florence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Florence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All53%47%
Non Family40.4%59.6%
Male37.6%62.4%
Female37.5%62.5%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4822.1853
Non Family7,8001.2640.4
Married6,4922.8775.7
Female2,6403.0937.5
Male5502.6337.6

2.87

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Florence Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0644.10%
9th to 12th Grade2,4899.60%
High School Graduate7,47128.82%
Some College6,17023.80%
Associates Degree1,5225.87%
Bachelors Degree4,38616.92%
Graduate Degree2,81910.88%

Florence Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,85917,5455,967
Black4,7253,910957
Hispanic721371122
Multiple Races22817967
Asian19815095
Native American18818829
Other Race61429
Islander3333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,179$36,338$26,821
Less Than High School$18,395$23,000$15,176
High School Grad$26,438$35,525$21,976
Some College$26,974$31,799$26,133
Bachelors Degree$40,000$42,231$37,586
Graduate Degree$53,196$55,573$52,871

$31,179

Average Earnings

$36,338

Average Male

$26,821

Average Female

Florence Language

Florence Language by Age

Florence Language

94.84% of Florence residents speak only English, while 5.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Florence Poverty

Florence Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,0785,41919.30%
Black7,4002,20429.78%
Hispanic1,46748933.33%
Multiple70514420.43%
Asian2696624.54%
Native1702011.76%
Other1022019.61%

21.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.22%

Male Poverty Rate

23.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florence is Hispanic, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence is Native, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.38%
High School17.93%
Some College14.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.28%
Male Unemployed28.31%
Female Employed18.34%
Male Employed11.66%

Florence Income

Florence Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,902$54,819
Families$55,329$70,279
Married Families$68,440-
Non Families$23,046$34,829

Florence Marital Status

Florence Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Florence Married by Age and Sex

Florence Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Florence Marital Status by Race

Florence Veterans

2,504

Number of Veterans

2,317

Male Veterans

187

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam828
Second Gulf War608
First Gulf War342
Korea281
World War II99
Age Group Veterans
75+681
65 to 74570
55 to 64521
35 to 54393
18 to 34339
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1308.34%
Black3155.31%
2 or More5915.78%
Hispanic121.39%

$Florence Veterans by Education

15.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence Employment Status

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Florence Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.57%

Born in Alabama

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.77% of Florence residents were born in the United States, with 65.57% having been born in Alabama. 2.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202040,572720.18%
201940,500720.18%
201840,4284061.01%
201740,022720.18%
201639,950430.11%
201539,907-278-0.69%
201440,1852270.57%
201339,9582280.57%
201239,7301980.50%
201139,53270.02%
201039,5253,2610.86%
200036,264-162-0.04%
199036,426-603-0.16%
198037,0292,9980.85%
197034,0312,3820.73%
196031,6497,7702.86%
195023,8798,8364.73%
194015,0433,3142.52%
193011,7291,2001.09%
192010,5293,8404.64%
19106,6892110.32%
19006,4784660.75%
18906,0120.00%