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%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 20.31% 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
In addition, Florissant is a college town. There are a lot of students in Florissant attending college, and as a result Florissant provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Florissant doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.