Located in Kentucky, United States, the city of Florence is situated in the Cincinnati metropolitan area.
Florence is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to the railway line, the airport (Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport) or Interstate 71. Parks aren't well-distributed, which makes it rather difficult to reach them. Despite that, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to visit, such as Camp Ernst Lake Park and Florence Nature Park.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Florence, while large apartment buildings are the main alternative in the housing stock. This city has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about two thirds of the properties in the city while the remainder are rented. The homes in this city are quite new, because about one quarter of its dwellings were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Florence and accordingly they can be a long walk away. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. When it comes to food, it is often possible for home buyers in this city to do their grocery shopping by walking. There are also a few options for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes.
Florence is an extraordinarily convenient part of the Cincinnati metropolitan area for driving. Many homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Interstate 71, and parking is easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in Florence is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the city, and it is convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most residences. Walking is not very practical for residents in Florence since carrying out daily needs is impractical.