Florissant is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 104 people and just one neighborhood, Florissant is the 227th largest community in Colorado. Florissant has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures.
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Occupations and Workforce
Florissant is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Florissant is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Florissant who work in food service (34.21%), maintenance occupations (34.21%) and office and administrative support (31.58%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 34.21% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Florissant is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Florissant enrolled in college, Florissant has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Because of many things, Florissant is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Florissant a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Florissant has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Florissant’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Florissant, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 44.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Florissant is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.