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.
Flushing is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Flushing, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 90.73% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
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.