Flat Rock is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,914 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Flat Rock is the 119th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Flat Rock is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Flat Rock is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flat Rock who work in office and administrative support (13.62%), sales jobs (8.86%), and management occupations (8.35%).
Also of interest is that Flat Rock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of adults in Flat Rock who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.84% of the adults in Flat Rock have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Flat Rock in 2010 was $24,772, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,088 for a family of four. However, Flat Rock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Flat Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flat Rock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Flat Rock include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Flat Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.