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Overview

Introduction to Florissant, Missouri

Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 11 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is conveniently located inside the Saint Louis metropolitan area.

Florissant History

Florissant is located in St. Louis County, which was established in 1812 and was named in honor of Saint Louis, the King of France. Originally, Florissant was a separate town and was predominantly French speaking. In fact, the city derived its name from a French term meaning "flowering." It is the hometown of the WWE Superstar Randy Orton.

Florissant and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Western Jesuit Missions
  • Museum of Transportation
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park
  • Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
  • Saint Louis Zoo

Things To Do In Florissant

Visitors can spend their leisure at the Bangert Park and Kock Park while in Florissant. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Cross Keys Shopping Center. The Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, Castlewood State Park, Chatillon - Demenil Mansion, Scott Joplin House State Historic Site, Saint Louis Art Museum, and Museum of Westward Expansion are in the neighborhood. One can also plan a trip to the Missouri Botanical Garden, Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, and Saint Louis Zoo. The city hosts the Valley of Flowers Festival every year in the month of May.

Florissant Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is nearby.

Florissant Higher Education

The city is home to Saint Louis Christian College. Saint Louis Community College - Florissant Valley, Washington University, and University of Missouri - St Louis are also close by.

People

Total Population 52,356
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 24,728
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.4%
Median Earnings25+ $35,269
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,286
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,053

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,681
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $880
Median House Value $96,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 15.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Florissant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 11 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63031, 63033, 63034
P.O. Box Zip Codes 63032
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.789
Longitude -90.322

Florissant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 67 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station ALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station ST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Florissant, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Flor (63031)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Berkeley 9,083 $43,438
Black Jack 6,938 $73,241
Calverton Park 1,289 $47,500
Ferguson 21,120 $46,808
Hazelwood 25,686 $56,578
Kinloch 267 $16,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Florissant Hospitals

CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHWEST
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1225 GRAHAM ROAD
(314) 953-6742
Emergency Service: Yes

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Florissant High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

HAZELWOOD CENTRAL HIGH
15875 NEW HALLS FERRY RD
314-953-5400
Serves 2,549 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.5

MCCLUER HIGH
1896 S FLORISSANT RD
314-506-9400
Serves 1,598 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

MCCLUER NORTH HIGH
705 WATERFORD DR
314-506-9200
Serves 1,472 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

NORTHVIEW
1520 DERHAKE RD
314-989-7300
A Special Education School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 163 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.8

NORTH COUNTY TECHNICAL
1700 DERHAKE
314-989-7600
A Vocational School

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