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

Census data 2019 estimates:
Florence County  4,423
Aurora township 1,036
Commonwealth township 399
Fence township 192
Fern township 159
Florence township 2,002
Homestead township 336
Long Lake township 157
Tipler township 142

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

Tavern on Central
Ash's
loyal to local