Florence, South Carolina 

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Population

38,228

28% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$43,007

Avg. Home Price

$139,400

Best Places to Live in Florence, South Carolina

Small city - Northeast South Carolina, 50 miles from the North Carolina border
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Healthcare
-Cost of living
Cons
-Isolation
-Entertainment
-Crime rates

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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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: South Carolina
County: Florence County
Metro Area: Florence Metro Area
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 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Florence jobs have increased by 1.80%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
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
POPULATION
Florence's population is 38,228 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 28.23%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Florence is $139,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.94%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Florence

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Reviews for Florence   15 Reviews
Simply. Terrible. - 5/6/2018
This state is so bad that there isn’t even a law that says you can’t tie your dog to a fence on a 2 ft chain without food or water in 100+ degrees for days. There is a... Read More

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Not for Northerners - 5/19/2017
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

MOST OF SOUTH CAROLINA IS THE BIG LIE-especially F - 4/28/2014
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


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ZIP CODES IN FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA
29501 29505 29506 29541