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Florence is a city in Marion County.

The community was named for Florence Crawford, daughter of Gov. Samuel J. Crawford

The latitude of Florence is 38.244N. The longitude is -96.927W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,270 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 667.


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Median household income
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$26,538
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Florence demographic reports
Florence is at the junction of Doyle Creek and the Cottonwood River
Limestone quarries began operating here in the early days of the settlement
Historic sites and museums: Harvey House Museum

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24% of Florence residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Florence ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Florence was $14,672, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Florence residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Florence, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $481.


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Libraries in Florence include Florence Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Florence workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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