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.
Florissant is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (19.42%), sales jobs (9.51%), and management occupations (7.56%).
The population of Florissant overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Florissant, 23.39% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Florissant in 2010 was $25,383, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,532 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.