Florissant, MO

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Florissant profile

Living in Florissant

Florissant is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 51,443 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Florissant is the 12th largest community in Missouri.

Unlike some cities, Florissant isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Florissant are a mix 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 (17.62%), sales jobs (9.32%), and management occupations (7.66%).

The overall education level of Florissant is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.12% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Florissant in 2010 was $25,288, 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 $101,152 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 Arabic.