Florence, Alabama 

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Population

40,026

10% Growth

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

Median Income

$35,632

Avg. Home Price

$113,700

Best Places to Live in Florence, Alabama

Small city - Extreme northwest Alabama along the Tennessee River
Pros
-Cost of living
-Low crime rate
-Entertainment (mainly music)
Cons
-Isolation
-Economic cycles
-Arts & culture

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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.


QUICK FACTS

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 7.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Florence jobs have decreased by 1.48%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Florence's cost of living is 15.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Florence's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Florence's population is 40,026 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.88%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 7 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Florence is $113,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.94%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Florence

It's a good time to buy in Florence. Home Appreciation is up 2.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Florence Real Estate.

The median home price in Florence is $113,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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ZIP CODES IN FLORENCE, ALABAMA
35630 35633 35634