Florissant, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Florissant, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Florissant had a population of 52,676 as of July 1, 2018. Florissant ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Florissant is located at latitude 38.7997 and longitude -90.3271 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Florissant (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 581 feet.

The City of Florissant (GNIS ID: 2394777) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Florissant is located within Township of Florissant, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Florissant population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Florissant: Ferdinand, Fleurissant, Florisant, Saint Ferdinand, Saint Ferdinand de Florissant, Saint Ferdinand Florissant, San Fernando, San Fernando de Florissant.

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Florissant, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 52,676
Population in Households 51,856
Population in Familes 41,257
Population in Group Qrtrs 820
Population Density2 4,169
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $55,719
Average Household Income $67,653
Per Capita Income $27,766


Total Housing Units 22,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,054 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,294 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,521 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $120,486
Average Home Value $128,698


Total Households 21,348
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 13,660
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% 0.12%
Households 0.06% 0.07%
Families -0.12% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Florissant, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florissant to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 99th
Population Density # 42 96th
Diversity Index # 47 96th
Median Household Income # 248 76th
Per Capita Income # 245 76th

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