Florence, Kentucky Population 2021

33,784
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Florence is a city located in Boone County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 33,784, it is the 8th largest city in Kentucky and the 1168th largest city in the United States . Florence is currently growing at a rate of 1.17% annually and its population has increased by 12.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,951 in 2010. Florence reached it's highest population of 33,784 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Florence has a population density of 3,167 people per square mile.

The average household income in Florence is $75,008 with a poverty rate of 8.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $962 per month, and the median house value is $153,700. The median age in Florence is 38.1 years, 34.2 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Florence Demographics

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

  • White: 87.84%
  • Black or African American: 5.69%
  • Asian: 2.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.97%
  • Other race: 1.78%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Florence, Kentucky is 33,784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,614.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,951.

Florence, Kentucky Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,43487.84%
Black or African American1,8415.69%
Asian8522.63%
Two or More Races6391.97%
Some Other Race5761.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.08%
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Florence Population by Race

Florence Population Pyramid $2021

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Florence Median Age

38.1


Total

34.2


Male

41.9


Female

Florence Adults

There are 24,713 adults, (5,257 of whom are seniors) in Florence.

Florence Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence Sex Ratio

Female

16,235

50.16%

Male

16,134

49.84%

Florence Population by Age

Florence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Florence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All55.3%44.7%
Female49.2%50.8%
Non Family37.5%62.5%
Male32.5%67.5%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Florence Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,1542.4455.3
Married5,6343.1276.3
Non Family4,9581.2137.5
Female1,6983.3949.2
Male8643.1632.5

3.04

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Florence Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3401.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,3636.19%
High School Graduate6,61830.04%
Some College6,60729.99%
Associates Degree1,6097.30%
Bachelors Degree3,42115.53%
Graduate Degree2,0769.42%
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Florence Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Florence Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,18117,9984,682
Black1,1281,058231
Hispanic813515133
Asian584432395
Other Race33124484
2+ Races30130156
Native American2727

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 67.64%.

Florence Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,377$44,263$36,544
Less Than 9th Grade$22,219$23,412$
High School Graduate$32,602$37,328$25,938
Some College$38,143$45,306$34,519
Bachelors Degree$55,272$64,124$47,969
Graduate Degree$49,888$49,571$55,625

$39,377

Average Earnings

$44,263

Average Male

$36,544

Average Female

Florence Earnings by Educational Attainment

Florence Language by Age

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Florence Language

89.96% of Florence residents speak only English, while 10.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Florence Language

Florence Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,9811,9037.05%
Hispanic1,34938928.84%
Black1,84122712.33%
Other57615526.91%
Asian85213515.85%
Native2727100.00%
Multiple638264.08%

8.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.41%

Male Poverty Rate

9.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florence is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence is Multiple, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.80%.

Florence Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.31%
High School9.50%
Some College7.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Florence Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.81%
Female Unemployed27.30%
Female Employed6.96%
Male Employed2.83%

Florence Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Florence Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,348$75,008
Families$70,467$90,872
Married Families$94,317-
Non Families$35,980$44,350
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Income by Household Type

Florence Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Florence Married by Age and Sex

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Florence Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Florence Marital Status by Race

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Florence Marital Status

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2,460

Number of Veterans

2,237

Male Veterans

223

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam867
Second Gulf War502
First Gulf War406
Korea143
World War II132

Florence Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54670
65 to 74583
75+490
18 to 34368
55 to 64349

Florence Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,43311.12%
2+ Races255.62%
Hispanic232.42%
Black20.15%

Florence Veterans by Race

Florence Veterans by Education

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8.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Florence Employment by Age

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Florence Employment by Race

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Florence Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.26%

Born in Florence

91.75%

Native Born

8.25%

Foreign Born

5.60%

Non Citizen

2.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.75% of Florence residents were born in the United States, with 50.26% having been born in Kentucky. 5.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Florence Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202133,7843901.17%
202033,3943901.18%
201933,0043901.20%
201832,6142130.66%
201732,4013331.04%
201632,0683100.98%
201531,7583491.11%
201431,4093911.26%
201331,0183821.25%
201230,6364051.34%
201130,2315641.90%
201029,6676,1162.34%
200023,5514,9272.37%
199018,6243,0381.80%
198015,5863,9252.94%
197011,6615,8137.15%
19605,8485,04810.46%
19408000.00%

Florence Population by Year