Florence, KY Population

Population: 23,551. Estimated population in July 2020: 26,349 (+11.9% change)
Males: 11,179 (47.5%), Females: 12,372 (52.5%)

Boone County

Zip codes: 41042.

Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $42,567
Median house value: $102,000

Races in Florence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (28.4%), Irish (16.5%), United States (13.7%), English (11.2%), French (3.2%), Italian (2.4%).

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 9.9 square miles

Map of Florence, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Florence

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence city

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

5.1% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,101 (+21.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Florence:

  • GATEWAY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (5940 MERCHANTS STREET)
  • ST LUKE HOSP WEST (7380 TURFWAY RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Florence:

  • HEALTH SOUTH NORTHERN (about 6 miles; EDGEWOOD, KY)
  • MERCY FRANCISCAN HOSP WESTERN HILLS (about 9 miles; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • NORTHKEY COMMUNITY CARE INTENSIVE SERV (about 10 miles; COVINGTON, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Florence:

  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 3 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; Abbreviation: CVG)
  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 18 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Abbreviation: LUK)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 67 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Abbreviation: LEX)

Other public-use airports nearest to Florence:

  • ACTION AIRPARK (about 15 miles; HARDENSTOWN, IN; Abbreviation: I38)
  • CINCINNATI WEST (about 20 miles; HARRISON, OH; Abbreviation: I67)
  • MAYS (about 21 miles; NEWTOWN, OH; Abbreviation: 1W4)

Amtrak station near Florence:

  • 11 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Florence:

  • KENTUCKY CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 210; Location: 8095 CONNECTOR DR; Private, for-profit)
  • INTERACTIVE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 126; Location: 11 SPIRAL DR BLDG 13 STE 8; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ict-ils.edu)
  • THE HAIR DESIGN SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 40; Location: 7285 TURFWAY RD; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 14 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 22,355)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,977)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Full-time enrollment: 9,668)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 36 miles; OXFORD, OH; Full-time enrollment: 15,704)
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 59 miles; DAYTON, OH; Full-time enrollment: 11,734)

Schools

Public high school in Florence:

  • BOONE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,448; Location: 7056 BURLINGTON PK; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Florence:

  • HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 385; Location: 7216 HWY 42; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Florence:

  • ERPENBECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 884; Location: US 42 9001 WETHERINGTON BLVD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • OCKERMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 778; Location: 8300 US 42; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OCKERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 688; Location: 8250 US 42; Grades: PK – 05)
  • A M YEALEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 10 YEALEY DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • RECTOR A JONES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 8000 SPRUCE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FLORENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 103 CENTER ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HILLARD COLLINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 9000 SPRUCE DR; Grades: PK – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Florence:

  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 7303 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 154; Location: 31 SPIRAL DRIVE; Grades: PK – 11)
  • LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE II (Students: 116; Location: 7269 BURLINGTON PIKE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER & KINDER (Students: 115; Location: 300 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 93; Location: 10310 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: PK – 4)
  • LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE IV (Students: 72; Location: 8490 OLD TOLL ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)