Flowood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 8,859 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 87.03% 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 healthcare (18.32%), management occupations (17.23%), and sales jobs (9.37%).
Flowood is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Flowood, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 87.49% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Flowood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Flowood is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.18% of adults in Flowood have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Flowood in 2010 was $33,288, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,152 for a family of four. However, Flowood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Flowood is an extremely 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, Scots-Irish, Scottish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Flowood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.