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. Florissant has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures.
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%).
A relatively large number of people in Florissant telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 20.31% 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
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.
Being a small town, Florissant does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.