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Florissant is a city in Saint Louis County, in the Saint Louis metro area.

The community name derives from French for "flowering"

The latitude of Florissant is 38.789N. The longitude is -90.322W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 574 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 51,018.


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Median household income
Local
$44,462
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Florissant demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Saint Ferdinand de Florissant
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 78. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Dick Weber, bowler
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Valley of Flowers Festival - May 4-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Florissant web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Western Jesuit Missions
Colleges and universities: Saint Louis Christian College
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 45

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Florissant demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Louis County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 63033 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Florissant residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Florissant ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Florissant was $20,622, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Florissant residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Florissant festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Florissant, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $493.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $777.


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Libraries in Florissant include Florissant Valley Branch, Jamestown Bluffs Branch ... View libraries

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Saint Louis County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Florissant political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Florissant workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Florissant between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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