Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA
- Crime & SafetyC
- Good for FamiliesA-
- Cost of LivingA-
- Health & FitnessB+
- Outdoor ActivitiesB+
Florence is a town in Alabama with a population of 40,104. Florence is in Lauderdale County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Florence offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Florence there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Florence and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Florence are highly rated.
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Florence has the best of both worlds. If you desire peace and quiet, the country- side is available. If you need more noise from city life, your home could be closer to the major shopping stores. The music and downtown scenes are fun and full of interesting people. And if you have children- no problem. This area has a number of things and activities to do. It's southern hospitality at its best!
I love that Florence is a small town with all the amenities I need from a bigger city. Florence has a university (UNA) which means there are plenty of opportunities to experience arts and culture from the students there. The school system has been amazing. Having the Tennessee River run through the area also means lots of opportunity for water fun!
It's always been a pleasure to be in Florence! The city is easy to navigate and there are plenty or areas to enjoy. There's also plenty of housing and job opportunities for people looking for a place to live. For visitors, there are plenty of sights such as the University of North Alabama or the Regency Square Mall to shop for souvenirs!