Florence, South Carolina

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Florence is the largest city in and the county seat of Florence County, South Carolina, United States. Florence adjoins Darlington to form the core of "Pee Dee" region of South Carolina, an area that includes the eight counties of northeastern South Carolina along with sections in southeastern North Carolina. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population was 37,056 at the 2010 census.











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A Taste of Florence, South Carolina

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  1. Today the city retains its status as a major hub, both for industry and infrastructure. In recent years the city has become a regional center for business, medicine, culture and finance.

  2. During the latter part of the 20th century and early 21st century, Florence's economy was transformed from based largely on rail and farming into a diversified economy as the major commerce, finance, rail and trucking services, health care, and industral center of the Eastern Carolinas. There are over 9 foreign affiliated companies and fourteen Fortune 500 companies in the region. The gross domestic product (GDP) of the Florence metropolitan statistical area as of 2009 was $6.8 billion, one of the highest among MSAs in the state.

  3. The city of Florence has recently undertaken a massive redevelopment of Downtown Florence. The city has completed several notable projects and has several more planned.

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $35,388, and the median income for a family was $42,250.

Radio Stations:
WLGI 90.9 FM 40.9 mi. Hemingway, SC Variety
W250BJ (WJMX) 97.9 FM 3.5 mi. Florence, SC News/Talk
WBZF 98.5 FM 26.7 mi. Hartsville, SC Gospel Music
WWFN 100.1 FM 14.5 mi. Lake City, SC Sports
WWDM 101.3 FM 52.7 mi. Sumter, SC Urban Contemporary
WYNN 540 AM 3.1 mi. Florence, SC Gospel Music
WDSC 800 AM 24.6 mi. Dillon, SC Gospel Music
WJAY 1280 AM 26.2 mi. Mullins, SC Gospel Music
WDKD 1310 AM 33.3 mi. Kingstree, SC Religious
WWRK 1400 AM 11.2 mi. Darlington, SC Gospel Music
WJMX 970 AM 3.5 mi. Florence, SC News/Talk
WOLH 1230 AM 3.5 mi. Florence, SC Talk
WHYM 1260 AM 22.4 mi. Lake City, SC Talk
WZTF 102.9 FM 12.0 mi. Scranton, SC Urban Contemporary
W283AB (WJMX) 104.5 FM 1.1 mi. Florence, SC News/Talk
WPDT 105.1 FM 18.9 mi. Coward, SC Gospel Music
W290CD (WWRK) 105.9 FM 11.2 mi. Darlington, SC Gospel Music
WYNN 106.3 FM 3.1 mi. Florence, SC Hip Hop

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Demographics of Florence, South Carolina

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

52.96%

44.77%

0.18%

1.16%

0.76%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.




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Businesses in Florence, South Carolina


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BEAUTY CARE - BLACK HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Black Images Hair & Nail Station -  Category: Hair Salons -   503 West Palmetto St, Florence, SC. (843) 472-7921 (843) 472-7922   - (visit website)

  2. You'Nique Images -  Category: Hair Salons -   1904 Fairfield Circle Florence, SC. (843) 676-0206

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DINING - CATERING

  1. Artie Mac's Grill Catering Co. -  Category: Seafood, Sandwiches, Subs, Southern, Soul Food -   2632 Pamplico Hwy. Florence, SC 29505 (843) 621-1928

  2. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: American, Southern, Breakfast -   1824 W Lucas St. Florence, SC 29501 (843) 662-9023

  3. Neciey's Kitchen -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1105 Oakland Avenue Florence SC (843) 260-7248

  4. Thunderbird Country Buffet -  Category: Brunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Soul Food, Southern -   2004 W Lucas St. Florence, SC 29501 (843) 664-0082




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BLACK CHURCHES

  1. Mt Zion Ame Church -  1305 East Cheves Street Florence, SC (843) 662-2316  - (visit website)

  2. St Paul Ame Church -  4810 Francis Marion Road Florence, SC (843) 665-5190



 

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