Florence demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5316291
Median age32.436.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1859%42%43%
Speak English99%96%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%
Florence, MS has a population of 4,313 and is the 7,100th largest city in the United States. The population density is 531 per sq mi which is 761% higher than the Mississippi average and 486% higher than the national average. The median age in Florence is 32 which is approximately 12% lower than the Mississippi average of 37. In Florence, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 82% of Florence residents were born in Mississippi, 16% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Florence is 761% higher than Mississippi.
  • The median age in Florence is 12% lower than Mississippi.
  • In Florence 87.25% of the population is White.
  • In Florence 12.75% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Florence 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Florence population breakdown by race

Black or African American12.75%37.51%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.44%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.18%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.88%4.75%
In Florence, 0.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Florence, MS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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