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
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.
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Florissant doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.