Florence, WI Population

Population: 2,319. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,266 (-2.3% change)
Males: 1,160 (50.0%), Females: 1,159 (50.0%)

Florence County

Zip code: 54121

Median resident age: 42.4 years
Median household income: $35,640
Median house value: $91,800

Races in Florence:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (28.8%), Swedish (12.4%), French (11.8%), Irish (10.9%), Polish (10.8%), Italian (9.7%).

Elevation: 1296 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Florence

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence town

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +205 (+9.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Florence:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Florence:

  • FORD (about 13 miles; IRON MOUNTAIN KINGSFORD, MI; Abbreviation: IMT)
  • SAWYER INTERNATIONAL (about 67 miles; MARQUETTE, MI; Abbreviation: SAW)
  • MENOMINEE-MARINETTE TWIN COUNTY (about 70 miles; MENOMINEE, MI; Abbreviation: MNM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Florence:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:

  • NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; MARQUETTE, MI; Full-time enrollment: 7,374)
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,779)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY (about 102 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,794)
  • NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 102 miles; GREEN BAY, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,198)
  • SAINT NORBERT COLLEGE (about 104 miles; DE PERE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,031)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 111 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 119 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)

Schools

Public high school in Florence:

  • FLORENCE HI (Students: 256; Location: 425 OLIVE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Florence:

  • FLORENCE EL (Students: 240; Location: BILL ANDERSON DRIVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FLORENCE MIDDLE (Students: 165; Location: 425 OLIVE AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Florence:

  • FLORENCE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $56,397; Location: 400 OLIVE AVE.; 14,320 books; 403 audio materials; 1,710 video materials; 12 serial subscriptions)