Florence, South Carolina 

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SOUTH CAROLINA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

50,691

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

3,091,993

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

37,840

+5.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$43,007

Median Home Price

$145,400

Best Places to Live in Florence, South Carolina

Small city - Northeast South Carolina, 50 miles from the North Carolina border. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Florence, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Diverse economy
-Healthcare
-Cost of living
Cons
-Isolation
-Entertainment
-Crime rates

 $38,000 
3825 Colonial Rd
Bed | Bath 0 | SqFt
 $125,000 
2511 Lazy Ln Lot 8
Bed | Bath 0 | SqFt
 $225,000 
Hwy 76 at Firetower Rd Parcel 70
Bed | Bath 0 | SqFt

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Florence
Zip Codes: 29501 29505 29506 29541
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Florence is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Florence jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Florence's cost of living is 17.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Florence's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Florence, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Florence county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Florence's population is 37,840 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Florence is $145,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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. More Education


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Housing Market in Florence

It's not a good time to buy in Florence. Home Appreciation is down -1.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Florence Real Estate

The median home price in Florence is $145,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Florence   17 Reviews
Incredibly boring, lacks culture, things to do. - 2/28/2020
Some people have actually lived here for 30 years? I can't even imagine what your perspective is or what your life is like. Like anything in life, it's all about... Read More

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Florence is much larger than you think - 10/23/2019
I've lived in Florence for over 30 years and think it's a great place to live, work and play. It's a progressive community that is welcoming to newcomers of all ages... Read More

Florence is a wonderful and very livable place - 10/22/2019
I have watched this city grow and expand since 1998. I have had the opportunity to live elsewhere in the US and have done that prior to locating here in Florence. This... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA
29501 29505 29506 29541

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NEW LISTINGS IN FLORENCE
$38,000
3825 Colonial Rd
Bed | Bath 0

$125,000
2511 Lazy Ln Lot 8
Bed | Bath 0

$225,000
Hwy 76 at Firetower Rd Parcel 70
Bed | Bath 0

$5,000
700 Crinoline Ct
Bed | Bath 0

$75,000
1502 E Palmetto St
Bed | Bath 0

$134,900
1018 Mimosa Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$98,000
2596 Edinberg Way
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