Florence, Alabama 

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Population

39,824

+2.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$35,632

Median Home Price

$112,800

Best Places to Live in Florence, Alabama

Small city - Extreme northwest Alabama along the Tennessee River. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Florence, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Florence, AL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Low crime rate
Entertainment (mainly music)
Cons
Isolation
Economic cycles
Arts & culture

What Bert Has To Say About Florence-Muscle Shoals Metro Area

Florence is the center of the shoals area of the Tennessee Valley and is adjacent to the more well-known and colorfully named town of Muscle Shoals. The area is business friendly, and located here are several manufacturing industries, including aluminum, rubber, and steel, but the job base has declined from its strongest years. The Cost of living Index is low and home prices are attractive. Crime rates are low for the region.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Lauderdale County
Metro Area: Florence-Muscle Shoals Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Florence
Zip Codes: 35630 35633 35634
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 540 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Florence is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Florence jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Florence's cost of living is 21.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Florence's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Lauderdale county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Florence's population is 39,824 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Florence is Real Estate: $112,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%.

SCHOOLS
Florence public schools spend $12,471 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Florence. More Education



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Housing Market in Florence

It's a good time to buy in Florence. Home Appreciation is up 4.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Florence is $112,800.

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Reviews for Florence   8 Reviews
Housing - 12/29/2010
I am a 41 yr old female in search of a new life. I am not running I amj ust trying to find myself some happiness and I would like to know what I can rent there to make... Read More

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POV Florence, Freeflowing - 2/26/2010
A few years ago, while i was still living in Florence, the local newspaper did an article abt why the young educated people were leaving Florence. In my early 20's as i... Read More

New in town - 9/10/2009
we will relocate to Alabama, Muscle Shoals, Florence, Sheffield area.We would like a nice town to live in, where our two kids can grow up and would not cost us a... Read More


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35630 35633 35634

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