Florence Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Florence, SC

General Florence Information

State: South Carolina

County: Florence County

Close cities: Pamplico, SC, Effingham, SC, Gable, SC, Darlington, SC, Quinby, SC, Andrews, SC, Coward, SC, Florence, SC, Timmonsville, SC

Florence Population (census data)
Total 31,431 (+3.6% since 2000)
Male 14,236 (45.3%)
Female 17,195 (54.7%)

Population Density: 1,776 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.8 (US Avg is 100)

Florence Elevation: 149 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1890

Land Area: 17.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,717

Zip Codes: 29502, 29506, 29501, 29504, 29505, and 29503.

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Florence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (52.7%)
  • Black (44.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (8.4%)
  • English (7.8%)
  • German (5.7%)
  • Irish (5.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4.4%)
  • Scottish (2.6%)
Foriegn Born: 612 people (1.9%)
  • Asia (31.6%)
  • Europe (26.3%)
  • Latin America (21.1%)
  • Africa (21.1%)

Local Florence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers, Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Coastal Carolina University, University of South Carolina

Florence School Information

High Schools
South Florence High (3200 South Irby Street, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
West Florence High School (221 N Beltline Drive, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Wilson Senior High School (1411 Old Marion Highway, Florence, SC, 29506 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Middle Schools
Henry L. Sneed Middle School (1102 Ebenezer Road, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Southside Middle (200 E Howe Springs, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Williams Middle School (1119 North Irby Street, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Elementary Schools
Briggs Elementary School (1012 Congaree Drive, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Carver Elementary School (515 N Cashua Drive, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Delmae Heights Elementary (1211 South Cashua Drive, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Greenwood Elementary (2300 E Howe Springs Road, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Henry Timrod Elementary School (1901 E Old Marion Highway, Florence, SC, 29506 - Florence County School District 01 District)
McLaurin Elementary (1400 McMillan Lane, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
North Vista Elementary (1100 N Irby Street, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Royall Elementary School (1400 Woods Road, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Theodore Lester Elementary School (3501 E Palmetto Street, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Wallace Gregg Elementary (515 Francis Marion Road, Florence, SC, 29506 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Other/Private Schools
Choices School (1405 Poinset Drive, Florence, SC, 29505 - Darlington County School District District)
Moore Intermediate School (1101 Cheraw Drive, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence County School District 01 District)
Palmetto Youth Academy (1209 North Douglas Street, Florence, SC, 29501 - Florence 1 District)

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