Florence, Kentucky

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Florence, Kentucky is known to many people of Ohio and the Midwest as the gateway to the upper-south. Florence is the largest city in Boone County, and the second largest in Northern Kentucky. It is the tenth-most populous city in Kentucky. Florence is well known in surrounding cities for a water tower visible from I-75 that reads "Florence Y'all". Originally the tower advertised the up-and-coming Florence Mall. Florence has a quickly growing house market.

 

Florence, Kentucky Information
Population (year 2000): 23,551. Estimated population in July 2006: 26,929 (+14.3% change)
Males: 11,179 (47.5%)
Females: 12,372 (52.5%)

Boone County

Median resident age: 32.9 years
Kentucky median age: 35.9 years

Zip codes: 41042

Estimated median household income in 2005: $43,000 (it was $42,567 in 2000)

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 9.87 square miles. Population density: 2670 people per square mile
(average)

For population 25 years and over in Florence
High school or higher: 80.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
Unemployed: 3.4%
Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Florence city
Never married: 25.5%
Now married: 52.0%
Separated: 1.8%
Widowed: 8.3%
Divorced: 12.3%

Hospitals/medical centers in Florence:
GATEWAY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (5940 MERCHANTS STREET)
ST LUKE HOSP WEST (7380 TURFWAY RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Florence:
HEALTH SOUTH NORTHERN (about 6 miles; EDGEWOOD, KY)
MERCY FRANCISCAN HOSP WESTERN HILLS (about 9 miles; CINCINNATI, OH)
NORTHKEY COMMUNITY CARE INTENSIVE SERV (about 10 miles; COVINGTON, KY)

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Colleges/Universities in Florence:
KENTUCKY CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 210; Location: 8095 CONNECTOR DR; Private, for-profit)
INTERACTIVE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 126; Location: 11 SPIRAL DR BLDG 13 STE 8; Private, for-profit; www.ict-ils.edu)
THE HAIR DESIGN SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 40; Location: 7285 TURFWAY RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:
CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 14 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 22,355)
XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 4,977)
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,266)
MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 36 miles; OXFORD, OH; FT enrollment: 15,704)
WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 59 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 11,734)

Public high school in Florence:
BOONE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,448; Location: 7056 BURLINGTON PK; Grades: 09 - 12)

Private high school in Florence:
HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 385; Location: 7216 HWY 42; Grades: PK - 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Florence:
ERPENBECK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 884; Location: US 42 9001 WETHERINGTON BLVD; Grades: KG - 05)
OCKERMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 778; Location: 8300 US 42; Grades: 06 - 08)
OCKERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 688; Location: 8250 US 42; Grades: PK - 05)
A M YEALEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 685; Location: 10 YEALEY DR; Grades: PK - 05)
RECTOR A JONES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 8000 SPRUCE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
FLORENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 103 CENTER ST; Grades: KG - 05)
HILLARD COLLINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 9000 SPRUCE DR; Grades: PK - 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Florence:
ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 7303 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: 1 - 8)
NORTHERN KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN SC (Students: 154; Location: 31 SPIRAL DRIVE; Grades: PK - 11)
LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE II (Students: 116; Location: 7269 BURLINGTON PIKE; Grades: PK - KG)
CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER & KINDER (Students: 115; Location: 300 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 93; Location: 10310 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - 4)
LITTLE RED SCHOOL HOUSE IV (Students: 72; Location: 8490 OLD TOLL ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)

Colleges/Universities in Florence:
KENTUCKY CAREER INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 210; Location: 8095 CONNECTOR DR; Private, for-profit)
INTERACTIVE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 126; Location: 11 SPIRAL DR BLDG 13 STE 8; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ict-ils.edu)
THE HAIR DESIGN SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 40; Location: 7285 TURFWAY RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florence:
CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,972)
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 14 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 22,355)
XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 4,977)
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 23 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,266)
MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 36 miles; OXFORD, OH; FT enrollment: 15,704)
WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 59 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 11,734)


Notable location
Kentucky Raceway

Streams, rivers, and creeks
Fowlers Fork
Long Branch

Tourist attractions:
Fun Dome (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7864 Commerce Place)
World of Sports (7400 Woods Point Dr)

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