Florence Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Florence, CO

General Florence Information

State: Colorado

County: Fremont County

Close cities: Brookside, CO, Canon City, CO, Florence, CO, Coal Creek, CO, Penrose, CO, Wetmore, CO, Lincoln Park, CO, Williamsburg, CO, Rockvale, CO

Florence Population (census data)
Total 3,620 (-1.2% since 2000)
Male 1,734 (47.9%)
Female 1,886 (52.1%)

Population Density: 890 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.5 (US Avg is 100)

Florence Elevation: 5,191 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1887

Land Area: 4.07 square miles

Median Household Income: $33,712

Zip Codes: 81226, and 81290.

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Florence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (81.4%)
  • Hispanic (15.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (16.0%)
  • Irish (10.5%)
  • English (8.8%)
  • Italian (7.1%)
  • United States (5.9%)
  • Dutch (2.9%)
Foriegn Born: 101 people (2.8%)
  • Latin America (80.0%)
  • Europe (20.0%)

Local Florence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Colorado, University of Denver

Florence School Information

High Schools
Florence High School (215 North Maple Avenue, Florence, CO, 81226 - Florence RE-2 District)
Middle Schools
Fremont Middle School (500 West 5th Street, Florence, CO, 81226 - Florence RE-2 District)
Elementary Schools
Fremont Elementary School (500 West 5th Street, Florence, CO, 81226 - Florence RE-2 District)

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