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. Much of the housing stock in Florissant was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Florissant economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents.
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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%).
A relatively large number of people in Florissant telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 34.21% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Florissant, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Florissant provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Because of many things, Florissant is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Florissant really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Florissant perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Florissant is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Florissant, the average commute to work is 44.70 minutes, which is quite a bit 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.