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Florence, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Florence had a population of 373 as of July 1, 2017. Florence ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Florence is located at latitude 45.0548 and longitude -97.3263 in Codington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Florence (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Codington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,768 feet.

The Town of Florence (GNIS ID: 1267392) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Florence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Florence, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 373
Daytime Population: Workers 82
Daytime Population: Residents 166
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 248
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 373
Population in Familes 322
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 538
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $59,562
Average Household Income $74,622
Per Capita Income $28,599


Total Housing Units 161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $120,652
Average Home Value $152,559


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% 0.0%
Households 0.19% 0.13%
Families 1.78% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Florence, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florence to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 174 56th
Population Density # 179 54th
Diversity Index # 325 17th
Median Household Income # 68 83rd
Per Capita Income # 158 60th

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