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.
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 managers, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Florissant who work in management occupations (39.06%), office and administrative support (21.88%) and food service (20.31%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 20.31% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Overall, Florissant’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
In Florissant, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.26 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.