Area Profile

Commuting Patterns
Avg. Travel Time to Work – 20 minutes (Source: 2000 US Census will have 2010 soon)

People who live in Florence County and Work In: (Source: 2010 US Census)
Cook Co. IL - 6
DuPage Co. IL - 5
Delaware Co. IA - 2
Rockcastle Co. KY - 2
Dickinson Co. MI - 1091
Iron Co. MI - 64
Menominee Co. MI - 9
Muskegon Co. MI - 3
Olmsted Co. MN - 2
Ramsey Co. MN - 3
Niagara Co. NY - 4
Brown Co. WI - 16
Florence Co. WI - 870
Forest Co. WI - 39
Marinette Co. WI - 151
Milwaukee Co. WI - 2
Oconto Co. WI - 2
Outagamie Co. WI - 5
Racine Co. WI - 3
Sheboygan Co. WI - 2
Vilas Co. WI - 9
Waukesha Co. WI - 4
Winnebago Co. WI - 2

People who Work in Florence County and Live In: (Source: 2010 US Census)
Menominee Co. MI - 4
Brown Co. WI - 6
Florence Co. WI - 870
Forest Co. WI - 34
Manitowoc Co. WI - 11
Marinette Co. WI - 36
Portage Co. WI - 16
Vilas Co. WI - 2
Demographics
(Source:2010 U.S. Census)
Persons under 5 years – 4.2%
Persons under 18 years – 17.5%
Persons 65 years and over – 21.0%

Female – 48.9%
Male - 51.1%

White – 97.4%
Black – 0.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native – 0.7%
Asian – 0.3%
Native Hawaiian – 0%
Persons reporting 2 or more races - 1.1%
Hispanic or Latino origin – 0.8%

Education
General Education Statistics
(Source: 2010 US Census)
High School graduates - 87.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher – 12.7%


Bay College

Florence County School District

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Northland International University
Forest Products Industry
(Source U.S. Dept of Commerce. 2011)
Private Employment – 592
% of Total Private Employment – 26.7%
Healthcare
Housing Characteristics
(Source 2010 U.S. Census and *U.S. Dept of Commerce. 2011)
Total Housing Units – 4780
Homeownership rate 85.2%
Multi-unit structures 5.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units $123,700
Owner occupied households 2,048
Persons per household 2.21
Median household income $40,180
Seasonal households – 2373*
Labor Force
(Source: WI DWD for Dec 2011)
Total - 2393
Employed - 2184
Unemployed - 209
Percent unemployed - 8.7%
Local Government
County Seat - Florence
No incorporated cities or villages

8 Townships:
Aurora
Commonwealth
Fence
Florence
Fern
Homestead
Long Lake
Tipler
Media
Newspapers

Radio Stations

TV Stations
per Capita Income
$26,624 (Source U.S. Dept of Commerce. 2011)
Population
County Population – 4423 (Source 2010 U.S. Census)
Poverty Rates
County Poverty Rate - 14.6% (Source 2010 U.S. Census)
Tax rates
(Source: Florence County Treasurer)
(Tax rate x assessed value of home = yearly tax bill)
Township 2011 Tax Rate 2011 Tax Bill for $100,000 home 2011 Tax Rate in Sanitary District 2011 Tax Bill for $100,000 home
Aurora 0.016690744 $1669 0.020020518 $2002
Commonwealth 0.01615377 $1615 0.02046323 $2046
Fence 0.014448895 $1444
Fern 0.017737634 $1773
Florence 0.018628561 $1862
Homestead 0.017160161 $1716
Long Lake 0.01561117 $1561
Tipler 0.013461377 $1346
Telecommunications
Trade Area
Transportation
Unemployment
8.7% (Source: WI DWD Dec. 2011)
Utilities
Florence Utilities
WPS
WE Energies
Workforce
(2010 U.S. Census Bureau)
Private nonfarm establishments, 2009 – 117
Private nonfarm employment, 2009 - 592
Nonemployer establishments, 2009 – 318
Total number of firms, 2007 – 468
First National Bank of Niagara
Steamin' Joe Coffeehouse
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