Florence County

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Florence County, South Carolina

180 N Irby
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: (843) 665-3031
Fax: (843) 665-3097
www.florenceco.org

In east-central SC, east of Sumter; organized Dec 22, 1888 from Marion, Darlington, Williamsburg, and Clarendon counties. Name Origin: For Florence Harllee, daughter of Gen. William Harllee, first president of the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad Co

Area (sq mi):: 803.74 (land 799.84; water 3.90) Population per square mile: 163.90
Population 2005: 131,097 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 4.20%; 1990-2000 10.00% Population 2000: 125,761 (White 58.20%; Black or African American 39.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,876; median household $35,144; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,795-$26,088
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Florence County seat (30,883)

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    Florence County, Wisconsin

    PO Box 410
    Florence, WI 54121
    Phone: (715) 528-3201
    Fax: (715) 528-4762
    www.florencewisconsin.com

    On northeastern border of WI; organized Mar 18, 1882 from Marinette and Oconto counties. Name Origin: For Florence Terry Hulst, wife of an early developer and mine owner, Dr. N. P. Hulst

    Area (sq mi):: 497.46 (land 488.03; water 9.43) Population per square mile: 10.20
    Population 2005: 4,974 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.20%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 5,088 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 41.90
    Income 2000: per capita $18,328; median household $34,750; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,750-$24,146
    Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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