Flushing, MI
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Flushing is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 8,029 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Flushing is the 138th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Flushing isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Flushing are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Flushing is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flushing who work in sales jobs (17.50%), office and administrative support (13.21%), and management occupations (10.79%).

Flushing is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Flushing isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 90.73% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

As is often the case in a small city, Flushing doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Flushing is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.98% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Flushing in 2010 was $27,391, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,564 for a family of four. However, Flushing contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Flushing home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flushing residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Flushing include English, Irish, Polish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Flushing is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Italian.