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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Florissant, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Florissant, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Florissant’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation.
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%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 34.21% 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
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.
Florissant is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Florissant doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.