Florence Information

Florence Information

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

General Florence Information

State: Mississippi

County: Rankin County

Close cities: Florence, MS, Whitfield, MS, Star, MS, Piney-Woods, MS, Terry, MS, Byram, MS, Richland, MS, Harrisville, MS, Braxton, MS

Florence Population (census data)
Total 3,381 (+34.1% since 2000)
Male 1,573 (46.5%)
Female 1,808 (53.5%)

Population Density: 575 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.9 (US Avg is 100)

Florence Elevation: 316 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.88 square miles

Median Household Income: $46,082

Zip Codes: 39073.

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Florence Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Black (10.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.4%)
  • English (10.6%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • German (6.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.5%)
  • French (2.8%)

Local Florence Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: New Orleans Saints, Tennessee Titans
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Memphis Grizzlies,
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators,
NCAA Sports: University of Southern Mississippi, Jackson State University,

Florence School Information

High Schools
Florence High School (232 Highway 469 North, Florence, MS, 39073 - Rankin County School District District)
Middle Schools
Florence Middle School (123 Beverly Drive, Florence, MS, 39073 - Rankin County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Florence Elementary School (285 Highway 469 North, Florence, MS, 39073 - Rankin County School District District)
McLaurin Elementary School (2693 Star Road, Florence, MS, 39073 - Rankin County School District District)
Steen's Creek Elementary (300 Highway 469 North, Florence, MS, 39073 - Rankin County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
McLaurin Attendance Center (130 Tiger Drive, Florence, MS, 39073 - Rankin County School District District)

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