Florence, Alabama Population 2024

42,930

Florence is a city located in Lauderdale County Alabama. Florence has a 2024 population of 42,930. It is also the county seat of Lauderdale County.Florence is currently growing at a rate of 1.47% annually and its population has increased by 5.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,574 in 2020.

The average household income in Florence is $64,801 with a poverty rate of 19.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Florence is 34.9 years, 33.1 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Florence Demographics

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

  • White: 72.6%
  • Black or African American: 18.66%
  • Two or more races: 5.57%
  • Other race: 1.42%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
26.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,621.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.81% (2,356)
The current population of Florence, Alabama is 42,930 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 40,574.

Florence, Alabama Population 2024

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Florence Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29,60672.6%
Black or African American7,60918.66%
Two or more races2,2735.57%
Other race5811.42%
Asian4271.05%
Native American2490.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander360.09%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Florence Population by Race

Florence Population Pyramid 2024

Florence Median Age

34.9

Total

33.1

Male

37

Female

Florence Adults

There are 32,968 adults, (7,300 of whom are seniors) in Florence.

Florence Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence Sex Ratio

Female22,19654.43%
Male18,58545.57%

Florence Population by Age

Florence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,0202.2649.950.1
Non Family7,5441.2634.565.5
Married6,1543.0576.123.9
Female2,8103.0437.862.2
Male5123.2626.673.4
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2.99

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

49.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Florence Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Florence Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Florence Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.15%.

Florence Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,577

Average Earnings

$42,496

Average Male

$29,693

Average Female

Florence Earnings by Educational Attainment

Florence Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Florence Language

92.94% of Florence residents speak only English, while 7.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.78% of the population.

Florence Language

Florence Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White27,5284,28815.58%
Black7,0132,60437.13%
Multiple2,21038117.24%
Hispanic1,95122611.58%
Other58114925.65%
Native2499738.96%
Asian2873311.5%
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19.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.47%

Male Poverty Rate

22.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florence is Native, with 38.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence is Asian, with 11.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.31%.

Florence Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.7%
High School16.48%
Some College11.4%
Bachelors or Greater6.52%
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Florence Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed45.24%
Male Unemployed19.91%
Female Employed16.82%
Male Employed8.5%
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Florence Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Florence Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Florence Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Florence Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Florence Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Florence Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,328

Number of Veterans

2,157

Male Veterans

171

Female Veterans

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Florence Veterans by War

count

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Florence Veterans by Age

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Florence Veterans by Race

Florence Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Florence Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Florence Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Florence Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.56%

Born in Florence

95.99%

Native Born

4.01%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

1.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.99% of Florence residents were born in the United States, with 64.56% having been born in Alabama. 2.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Florence Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202946,0306201.37%
202845,4106201.38%
202744,7906201.4%
202644,1706201.42%
202543,5506201.44%
202442,9306201.47%
202342,3106201.49%
202241,6906201.51%
202141,0704961.22%
202040,574-460-1.12%
201941,0342470.61%
201840,7876181.54%
201740,169980.24%
201640,071500.12%
201540,021-271-0.67%
201440,2922300.57%
201340,0622360.59%
201239,8262020.51%
201139,624110.03%
201039,6133,3499.24%
200036,264-162-0.44%
199036,426-603-1.63%
198037,0292,9988.81%
197034,0312,3827.53%
196031,6497,77032.54%
195023,8798,83658.74%
194015,0433,31428.25%
193011,7291,20011.4%
192010,5293,84057.41%
19106,6892113.26%
19006,4784667.75%
18906,012
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Florence Population by Year