Florissant is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 52,268 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Florissant is the 12th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Florissant is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Florissant is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Florissant who work in office and administrative support (21.08%), sales jobs (10.23%), and management occupations (7.22%).
The citizens of Florissant are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.13% of adults in Florissant having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Florissant in 2010 was $25,656, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,624 for a family of four. However, Florissant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Florissant is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Florissant home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Florissant residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Florissant include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Florissant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.