Flowood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 8,705 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Flowood is the 48th largest community in Mississippi.
Flowood real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Flowood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Flowood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.88% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Flowood is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flowood who work in management occupations (17.13%), healthcare (16.58%), and sales jobs (9.59%).
Also of interest is that Flowood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Flowood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Flowood ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Flowood, 42.70% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Flowood in 2010 was $33,214, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,856 for a family of four. However, Flowood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Flowood is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Flowood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flowood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Flowood include Irish, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Flowood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.