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Florence, Minnesota
Location of Florence, Minnesota
Location of Florence, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lyon
Government
 • Type Mayor – Council
Area
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,732 ft (528 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 39
 • Estimate 
(2019)
36
 • Density 333.33/sq mi (129.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 27-21410
GNIS feature ID 0643753

Florence is a city in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 39 at the 2010 census.

History

Florence was platted in 1888, and named for Florence Sherman, the daughter of a first settler. A post office has been in operation at Florence since 1889.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.

U.S. Route 14 and Minnesota State Highway 23 and are two of the main routes in the community.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 108
1940 149 38.0%
1950 137 −8.1%
1960 87 −36.5%
1970 58 −33.3%
1980 55 −5.2%
1990 53 −3.6%
2000 61 15.1%
2010 39 −36.1%
2019 (est.) 36 −7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 39 people, 14 households, and 11 families living in the city. The population density was 144.4 inhabitants per square mile (55.8/km2). There were 20 housing units at an average density of 74.1 per square mile (28.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 74.4% White, 23.1% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.1% of the population.

There were 14 households, of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.5% were from 25 to 44; 36% were from 45 to 64; and 5.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

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