Flint is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 97,386 people and 58 constituent neighborhoods, Flint is the seventh largest community in Michigan.
Flint is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Flint is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Flint who work in office and administrative support (14.62%), sales jobs (9.72%), and food service (8.08%).
Flint has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Flint has quite a high level of public transit users. Flint’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.
The percentage of people in Flint with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.20% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Flint in 2010 was $14,923, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,692 for a family of four. Flint also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.89% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Flint is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Flint home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flint residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Flint include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Flint is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.