Florence County, South Carolina 

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Population

137,588

+2.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$42,321

Median Home Price

$147,300

Median Age

38.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.2 / 7.3

summer / winter

United States / South Carolina / No Metro Area / Florence County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Florence County, 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 County, while July and August are the least comfortable months.
State: South Carolina
County: Florence County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Florence, Lake City, 9 total
Zip Codes: 29501, 29505, 29506, 29560, 29161, 29541, 29555, 29583, 29591, 29530, 11 total
Cost of Living: -19.0% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 225 ft above sea level

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florence, SC Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Diverse economy
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Cons
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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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Florence County is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Florence County jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Florence County's cost of living is 19.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Florence County's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Florence county remained narrowly Republican, 50.6% to 48.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Florence County's population is 137,588 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Florence County is Real Estate: $147,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.8%.

SCHOOLS
Florence County public schools spend $10,777 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Florence County. More Education



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Housing Market in florence

It's a good time to buy in Florence. Home Appreciation is up 10.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Florence is $147,300.
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ZIP CODES IN FLORENCE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA
29501, 29505, 29506, 29560, 29161, 29541, 29555, 29583, 29591, 29530, 11 total

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