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Florence, Kansas - Basic Facts

Florence is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Florence.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 38.2445 and longitude -96.9281. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,270 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Florence (see map) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Florence: Doyle.

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Florence, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 451
Population in Households 441
Population in Familes 330
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 586
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $92,695


Median Household Income $39,515
Average Household Income $53,791
Per Capita Income $24,410
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.72% -0.86%
Households -0.55% -0.77%
Families 0.4% -0.85%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   3.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Florence, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florence to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 313 54th
Population Density1 # 432 36th
Diversity Index2 # 216 68th
Median Household Income # 537 20th
Per Capita Income # 258 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.