Flushing, MI

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Living in Flushing

Flushing is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,915 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Flushing is the 138th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Flushing is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Flushing is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flushing who work in office and administrative support (12.21%), sales jobs (11.11%), and management occupations (9.61%).

Also of interest is that Flushing has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Flushing is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Flushing is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.79% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Flushing in 2010 was $29,439, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,756 for a family of four. However, Flushing contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Flushing is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, English, Irish, Polish, and French.

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