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Florence, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Florence had a population of 30,797 as of July 1, 2018. Florence ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Florence is located at latitude 38.999 and longitude -84.6266 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Florence encompass a land area of 10.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Florence (GNIS ID: 2403620) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Florence is located within Florence Division of Boone County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Florence: Connersville, Crossroads, Maddensville, Maddentown, Maddontwon.

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Florence, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,797
Population in Households 30,591
Population in Familes 24,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 206
Population Density2 2,978
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $55,185
Average Household Income $69,653
Per Capita Income $27,966


Total Housing Units 13,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,668 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,177 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 864 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $164,058
Average Home Value $192,003


Total Households 12,845
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 8,022
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.82% 1.09%
Households 0.81% 1.08%
Families 1.17% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Florence, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florence to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 98th
Population Density # 76 86th
Diversity Index # 62 89th
Median Household Income # 149 73rd
Per Capita Income # 157 71st

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