Florence, Mississippi Population 2021

4,596
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Florence is a city located in Rankin County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 4,596, it is the 68th largest city in Mississippi and the 4999th largest city in the United States . Florence is currently growing at a rate of 1.12% annually and its population has increased by 10.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,141 in 2010. Florence reached it's highest population of 4,596 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Florence has a population density of 568 people per square mile.

The average household income in Florence is $71,572 with a poverty rate of 10.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $971 per month, and the median house value is $158,300. The median age in Florence is 34.3 years, 35.7 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Florence Demographics

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

  • White: 95.15%
  • Black or African American: 4.85%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Florence, Mississippi is 4,596 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,443.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,141.

Florence, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,19995.15%
Black or African American2144.85%
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Florence Population by Race

Florence Population Pyramid $2021

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Florence Median Age

34.3


Total

35.7


Male

33


Female

Florence Adults

There are 3,192 adults, (542 of whom are seniors) in Florence.

Florence Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence Sex Ratio

Female

2,614

59.23%

Male

1,799

40.77%

Florence Population by Age

Florence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Florence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
Male83%17%
All79.9%20.1%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female58.4%41.6%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Florence Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5832.7879.9
Married9073.590.6
Non Family3791.0564.6
Female1972.3458.4
Male1003.6883

3.14

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Florence Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade401.47%
9th to 12th Grade682.50%
High School Graduate71026.11%
Some College65924.24%
Associates Degree54620.08%
Bachelors Degree51318.87%
Graduate Degree1836.73%
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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
White2,5692,469696
Black138130
Hispanic1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.09%.

Florence Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,363$53,750$34,717
Less Than 9th Grade$32,163$31,442$
High School Graduate$32,500$32,974$24,809
Some College$40,588$62,656$30,762
Bachelors Degree$60,429$84,844$53,047
Graduate Degree$49,983$$48,902

$41,363

Average Earnings

$53,750

Average Male

$34,717

Average Female

Florence Earnings by Educational Attainment

Florence Language by Age

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Florence Language

97.95% of Florence residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Florence Language

Florence Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1573959.50%
Black2124621.70%

10.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.51%

Male Poverty Rate

8.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florence is Black, with 21.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence is White, with 9.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.11%.

Florence Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.89%
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
Some College10.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.01%

Florence Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Male Employed4.98%
Female Employed2.33%

Florence Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Florence Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,552$71,572
Families$67,838$80,395
Married Families$81,778-
Non Families-$27,707
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Income by Household Type

Florence Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Florence Marital Status by Race

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Florence Marital Status

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128

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War70
Vietnam28
First Gulf War17
World War II
Korea

Florence Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3438
35 to 5432
55 to 6430
75+17
65 to 7411

Florence Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1153.77%
Black139.29%

Florence Veterans by Race

Florence Veterans by Education

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10.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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81.42%

Born in Florence

97.37%

Native Born

2.63%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.37% of Florence residents were born in the United States, with 81.42% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Florence Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,596511.12%
20204,545511.13%
20194,494511.15%
20184,443290.66%
20174,414300.68%
20164,384420.97%
20154,342521.21%
20144,290461.08%
20134,244180.43%
20124,226320.76%
20114,194611.48%
20104,1330.00%

Florence Population by Year