Florence, Mississippi Population 2020

4,518

Florence is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 4,518, it is the 69th largest city in Mississippi and the 5045th largest city in the United States. Florence is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 9.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,141 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Florence has a population density of 558 people per square mile.

The average household income in Florence is $75,645 with a poverty rate of 5.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $811 per month, and the median house value is $153,800. The median age in Florence is 34.3 years, 37.2 years for males, and 33.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.2 males.

Florence Demographics

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

  • White: 88.50%
  • Black or African American: 11.50%
  • 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 4,518, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,460.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,141.

Florence, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,88088.50%
Black or African American50411.50%

Florence Population Pyramid 2020

Florence Median Age

34.3


Total

37.2


Male

33.4


Female

Florence Adults

There are 3,175 adults, (431 of whom are seniors) in Florence.

Florence Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Florence Sex Ratio

Female

2,561

58.42%

Male

1,823

41.58%

Florence Households and Families

Florence Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Florence Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All79%21%
Female73.8%26.2%
Male70%30%
Non Family63.9%36.1%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5172.8879
Married8463.8587.7
Non Family3571.0763.9
Female2442.2973.8
Male702.4770

3.27

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Florence Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.34%
9th to 12th Grade431.62%
High School Graduate92234.81%
Some College60322.76%
Associates Degree37714.23%
Bachelors Degree48118.16%
Graduate Degree2148.08%

Florence Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,3342,289680
Black30329615
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 29.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,745$60,409$32,969
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$37,153$47,917$31,512
Some College$41,047$61,659$30,102
Bachelors Degree$57,852$76,591$53,589
Graduate Degree$50,735$87,741$46,458

$46,745

Average Earnings

$60,409

Average Male

$32,969

Average Female

Florence Language

Florence Language by Age

Florence Language

98.22% of Florence residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Florence Poverty

Florence Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,8381925.00%
Black500499.80%

5.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.74%

Male Poverty Rate

4.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Florence

The race most likely to be in poverty in Florence is Black, with 9.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Florence is White, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.31%
Some College10.51%
High School7.27%
Bachelors or Greater1.73%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.77%
Female Employed2.36%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Florence Income

Florence Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,015$75,645
Families$82,692$85,141
Married Families$94,595-
Non Families$19,861$29,292

Florence Marital Status

Florence Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

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

129

Number of Veterans

129

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War90
First Gulf War21
Vietnam13
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3446
35 to 5444
55 to 6426
75+13
65 to 74
Name Veterans % of Total
White1184.18%
Black113.11%

$Florence Veterans by Education

8.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Florence Employment Status

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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

81.18%

Born in Mississippi

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.79% of Florence residents were born in the United States, with 81.18% having been born in Mississippi. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,518290.65%
20194,489290.65%
20184,460300.68%
20174,430290.66%
20164,401400.92%
20154,361541.25%
20144,307431.01%
20134,264200.47%
20124,244310.74%
20114,213601.44%
20104,1530.00%