Florissant, MO

Census Place

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2022 Population
52,167
0.41% 1-year decline
US Senator
Josh Hawley
Republican Party
US Senator
Eric Schmitt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.1
1.07% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.17%
14.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,178
9.68% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$125,200
16.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Florissant, MO had a population of 52.2k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $64,178. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Florissant, MO declined from 52,382 to 52,167, a −0.41% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,516 to $64,178, a 9.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Florissant, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.86%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.04%).

None of the households in Florissant, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Florissant, MO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Bell-Brown Medical Institute (222 degrees awarded in 2021) and Saint Louis Christian College (24 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Florissant, MO was $125,200, and the homeownership rate was 66%.

Most people in Florissant, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Florissant, MO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Florissant, MO is home to a population of 52.2k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.93% of Florissant, MO residents were born outside of the country (2.05k people).

In 2022, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.7k people) in Florissant, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.06k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Florissant, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Florissant, MO was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Florissant, MO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    25.7k ± 1.25k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    21.2k ± 1.38k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.06k ± 815
2.14%
Hispanic Population
1.12k people

In 2022, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.7k people) in Florissant, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.06k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.14% of the people in Florissant, MO are hispanic (1.12k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.93%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.05k people
4.39%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.3k people

As of 2022, 3.93% of Florissant, MO residents (2.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Florissant, MO was 4.39%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    845 ± 233
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    486 ± 196
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    368 ± 163

Florissant, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.74 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Florissant, MO employs 26.9k people. The largest industries in Florissant, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,259 people), Retail Trade (3,992 people), and Manufacturing (3,007 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($67,949), Utilities ($59,219), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,250).

Occupations

26.9k
2022 Value
± 1,599
3.64%
1 Year growth
± 8.13%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Florissant, MO grew at a rate of 3.64%, from 25.9k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Florissant, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,968 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,838 people), and Production Occupations (1,889 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Florissant, MO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.9k
2022 Value
± 1,599
3.64%
1 Year growth
± 8.13%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Florissant, MO grew at a rate of 3.64%, from 25.9k employees to 26.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Florissant, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,259 people), Retail Trade (3,992 people), and Manufacturing (3,007 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Florissant, MO, though some of these residents may live in Florissant, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,497
Median earning men ± $3,044
$37,984
Median earning women ± $2,947

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,639), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,212), and Public Administration ($57,105).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($53,715), Wholesale Trade ($52,364), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,588).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.17%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.94M people employed in Missouri. This represents a 2.17% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Missouri.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Missouri went to Donald J. Trump with 56.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.36%).

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing the state of Missouri. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Missouri

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Josh Hawley
Senator from Missouri1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Eric Schmitt
Senator from Missouri3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt are the senators currently representing Missouri.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Missouri

Missouri is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Missouri have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2021, universities in Florissant, MO awarded 246 degrees. The student population of Florissant, MO in 2021 is skewed towards men, with 33 male students and 29 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Florissant, MO are Unknown (222 and 90.6%), followed by White (12 and 4.9%), Black or African American (10 and 4.08%), and Asian (1 and 0.408%).

The largest universities in Florissant, MO by number of degrees awarded are Bell-Brown Medical Institute (222 and 90.2%) and Saint Louis Christian College (24 and 9.76%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.699% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.592% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.48M), Some college (1.12M), and Bachelors Degree (864k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Florissant, MO was $125,200 in 2022, which is 0.444 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $107,700 to $125,200, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Florissant, MO is 66%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Florissant, MO have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Florissant, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Florissant, MO is $64,178. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Florissant, MO was Census Tract 2109.21 with a value of $95,703, followed by Census Tract 2109.26 and Census Tract 2109.24, with respective values of $73,188 and $72,041.

Property

$125,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,308
$13,540
Median Property Taxes
±$983

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Rent vs Own

66%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66% of the housing units in Florissant, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2109.21
  2. Census Tract 2109.26
  3. Census Tract 2109.24

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Florissant, MO was Census Tract 2109.21 with a value of $95,703, followed by Census Tract 2109.26 and Census Tract 2109.24, with respective values of $73,188 and $72,041.

The following map shows all of the places in Florissant, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$64,178
Median Household Income
± $3,736
20.5k
Number of Households
± 1,300

In 2022, the median household income of the 20.5k households in Florissant, MO grew to $64,178 from the previous year's value of $58,516.

The following chart displays the households in Florissant, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Florissant, MO is from Missouri.
0.455
2022 Wage GINI in Missouri
0.457
2021 Wage GINI in Missouri

In 2022, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.432% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.85%)
  3. Carpooled (5.91%)

In 2022, 81.2% of workers in Florissant, MO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.85%) and those who carpooled to work (5.91%).

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Commute Time

26 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Florissant, MO have a shorter commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.3% of the workforce in Florissant, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Florissant, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Florissant, MO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Florissant, MO (4.69k out of 51.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Florissant, MO is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.2% of the population of Florissant, MO has health coverage, with 57% on employee plans, 9.58% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in St. Louis County, MO see 797 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.97% decrease from the previous year (813 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1137 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 307 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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797 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Louis County, MO

Primary care physicians in St. Louis County, MO see an average of 797 patients per year. This represents a 1.97% decrease from the previous year (813 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Louis County, MO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 23.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.85%
Uninsured
57%
Employer Coverage
9.58%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
1.31%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Florissant, MO declined by 4.08% from 9.23% to 8.85%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Florissant, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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