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Florissant, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Florissant Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Teller County at latitude 38.9446 and longitude -105.2899. Teller County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,172 feet.

The formal official name is the Florissant Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Florissant, Colorado.

The U5 Census Class Code for Florissant indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Florissant Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Florissant, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 107
Population in Households 107
Population in Familes 90
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 208
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $204,167
Average Home Value $226,515


Median Household Income $63,091
Average Household Income $72,436
Per Capita Income $31,055
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.67% 0.74%
Households 1.21% 0.5%
Families 2.6% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Florissant, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florissant to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 401 13th
Population Density1 # 358 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 298 35th
Median Household Income # 136 71st
Per Capita Income # 159 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.