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Florence County
  • County in South Carolina

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Florence County is located in South Carolina with a population of 138,237. Florence County is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. In Florence County, most residents own their homes. In Florence County there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Florence County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Florence County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$135,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$783
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    979.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    69
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    154.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    953.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    5,227.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    326.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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