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What Bert Has To Say About Florence Metro Area

Florence has a thriving economy as a transportation and distribution center with manufacturing and agriculture added to the mix. The main transportation routes from the north and east split at this point, continuing inland to Atlanta and down the coast to Savannah and into Florida. Manufacturers include Honda, GE, Maytag, DuPont, and Southeastern Steel. The town is typically Southern with a simple grace and slow pace. The downtown business district is plain and has some historic interest.


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City: Florence
Zip Codes: 29501, 29505, ... 4 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Florence

    The unemployment rate in Florence is 5.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Florence jobs have Increased by 1.80 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Florence's cost of living is 11.00% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Florence's Cost of Living
    Florence's population is 38,228 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.23 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Florence is $132,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.27%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Florence public schools spend $11,173 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Florence. Learn more...

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Not for Northerners

I'm going to try to make this as comprehensive as possible. It's true there is some civilization here from the expansion of some reputable employers, but that is where... (Read More)




The "Growth Initiative of Myrtle Beach" extends to Florence, 90 miles inland. There are HUGE disparities in the demographics published and reality. DO NOT MOVE HERE. ... (Read More)



Lack of creative restaurants and fine dining

Florence is a great place to go out for BBQ or fried foods but it lacks creative or fine dining options. There are some good ethnic options. Not a good town for... (Read More)



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