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Florence is a city in Boone County, in the Cincinnati metro area.

Florence is in the Bluegrass region.

The community was named for the wife of settler Jacob Conner

The latitude of Florence is 38.998N. The longitude is -84.626W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 925 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,689.


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Median household income
Local
$42,567
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Florence demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Connersville
· Maddentown
· Crossroads
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 91. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Florence Ya'll Festival - June 22-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Florence web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Big Bone Lick State Park
Sports teams: Florence Freedom (Frontier League baseball)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Florence demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cincinnati area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41091 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Florence residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Florence ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Florence was $20,451, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Florence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Florence festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Florence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $505.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $972.


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Libraries in Florence include Florence Branch ... View libraries

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Politics

Boone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Florence political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Florence workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Florence between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Florence include Amerisuites, Ashley Quarters Hotel, Best Value Inn Florence, Best Western, Courtyard, Extended Stay America, Hampton Inn, Hilton Cincinnati Airport, Home Suites Florence, Hotel Ivy Florence ... More hotels.

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