Flint, MI


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Living in Flint

Flint is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 98,310 people and 58 constituent neighborhoods, Flint is the seventh largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Flint is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.69%), sales jobs (10.06%), and food service (9.24%).

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 rate of college-level education in Flint is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.34% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Flint in 2010 was $14,527, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,108 for a family of four. Flint also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.60% 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.