Florissant has the 569th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Florissant is part of the St. Louis metro area. Unemployment in the St. Louis area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. St. Louis has the 21st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Florissant is below average at $47,200, and the median cost of a home in Florissant is $99,500, which is below the national average. 23% of workers in Florissant hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Florissant. 84% of Florissant workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 6% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Florissant spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.