Florissant 82 Exceptional
Florissant Livability #68 ranked city in Missouri#2,488 ranked city in the USARanks better than 91% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Florissant Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Florissant Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than Missouri
8614% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Florissant cost of living
B Florissant Crime Total crime is 26% lower than Missouri
Total crime
2,32610% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4310% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Florissant crime
D Florissant Employment Household income is 4% higher than Missouri
Median household income
$51,6037% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,99016% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%7% higher than the US average
Florissant employment
B+ Florissant Housing Home value is 33% lower than Missouri
Median home value
$94,70049% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9203% lower than the US average
Home ownership
69%9% higher than the US average
Florissant real estate or Florissant rentals
D Florissant Schools HS graduation rate is 4% higher than Missouri
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
43%13% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:12% lower than the US average
Florissant K-12 schools
B Florissant User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Florissant
Overall user rating
72% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
66% 6 total surveys
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Living in Florissant, MO

Florissant, Missouri is a medium-sized city with a population of 52,218 people. Florissant has a population density of 4,138 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. The average American spends an average of about 26 minutes on their one way commute each day. Lower travel times to work can increase overall happiness and allow for more time to be spent with family. While living in Florissant, your commute times will be about average with a one way commute time of 25 minutes.

Are you trying to figure out if living in Florissant is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great experience before relocating to any new city in Missouri, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Finding the best places to live in Florissant and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, employment, housing and other important metrics.

Florissant, MO receives 80 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #61 in Missouri and #1,774 in the USA. Clearly, Florissant is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. The cherry on top is that Florissant also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Florissant ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (B+), cost of living (B+) and housing (B+). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Florissant. The following was graded with a concerning score: education (D) and employment (D).

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Florissant on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Florissant has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Florissant is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Florissant come in at $94,700, which is 32.9% lower than the Missouri average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Florissant, the home price to income ratio is 1.8, which is 37.9% lower than the Missouri average. Real estate appreciation rates in Florissant are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Florissant homes comes in at 9.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 6.3%.

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      Source: The Florissant, MO data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).