Florissant, a small city in Missouri, has a population of approximately 52,000. The city's population, at an average age of just over 38, is younger than most cities in Missouri. Just 33% of residents rent in Florissant, as home ownership is common in the city. Relatively high rent costs could play a role, as the average rent of $1,024/month is substantially higher than the state average of $849.
Florissant has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit isn't used extensively. Not many residents commute to work on foot.
Compared to the national average (5%), Florissant has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (7%). In addition, 12% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Florissant: healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 21% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 9% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just under $63,000, Florissant workers take home roughly the same as the average Missouri resident. Florissant, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345.