Florissant is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 50,952 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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Florissant who work in office and administrative support (15.65%), sales jobs (8.99%), and management occupations (7.46%).
Also of interest is that Florissant has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, 23.95% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Florissant in 2018 was $25,647, which is upper middle income relative to Missouri, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,588 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Florissant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.