Flint, Michigan Population 2024

78,600

Flint is a city located in Genesee County Michigan. Flint has a 2024 population of 78,600. It is also the county seat of Genesee County. Flint is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -3.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 81,108 in 2020.

The average household income in Flint is $47,221 with a poverty rate of 33.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Flint is 36.1 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Flint Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Flint was:

  • Black or African American: 56.3%
  • White: 35.25%
  • Two or more races: 6.52%
  • Other race: 0.9%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
Land Area (mi²)
33.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,350.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.09% (-2,508)
The current population of Flint, Michigan is 78,600 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 81,108.

Flint, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American46,09156.3%
White28,85935.25%
Two or more races5,3366.52%
Other race7400.9%
Asian4280.52%
Native American3740.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander350.04%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Flint Population by Race

Flint Population Pyramid 2024

Flint Median Age

36.1

Total

34.9

Male

36.9

Female

Flint Adults

There are 62,242 adults, (11,082 of whom are seniors) in Flint.

Flint Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Flint Sex Ratio

Female41,37150.54%
Male40,49249.46%

Flint Population by Age

Flint Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All33,8542.3554.345.7
Non Family15,4611.225149
Female8,7053.4142.357.7
Married7,1123.277.322.7
Male2,5763.1251.448.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Flint Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9373.6%
9th to 12th Grade6,50812.08%
High School Graduate20,18737.47%
Some College14,49226.9%
Associates Degree4,1377.68%
Bachelors Degree4,2187.83%
Graduate Degree2,3984.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Flint Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Flint Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black29,10324,6053,033
White20,47617,3852,890
2+ Races2,5482,278372
Hispanic2,1311,486239
Other Race41032343
Asian268246167
Native American17014022
Islander323212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.31%.

Flint Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$28,611$30,573$26,537
Less Than 9th Grade$22,473$23,331$20,316
High School Graduate$28,299$29,727$22,256
Some College$28,542$30,910$27,622
Bachelors Degree$38,152$46,205$32,813
Graduate Degree$54,338$82,656$38,125

$28,611

Average Earnings

$30,573

Average Male

$26,537

Average Female

Flint Earnings by Educational Attainment

Flint Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Flint Language

96.38% of Flint residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Flint Language

Flint Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black45,48316,73436.79%
White26,5148,05330.37%
Hispanic3,4471,01129.33%
Multiple5,27298618.7%
Other69620529.45%
Asian35317750.14%
Native35910328.69%
Islander352365.71%

33.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.07%

Male Poverty Rate

33.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Flint

The race most likely to be in poverty in Flint is Islander, with 65.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flint is Multiple, with 18.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.65%.

Flint Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.27%
High School30.28%
Some College25.5%
Bachelors or Greater11.91%

Flint Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.58%
Male Unemployed51.87%
Female Employed17.57%
Male Employed14.71%

Flint Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Flint Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$35,451$47,221
Families$43,042$54,897
Married Families$64,653$79,220
Non Families$25,371$35,733

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Flint Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.6%

Male Marriage Rate

23.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Flint Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Flint Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Flint Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Flint Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,515

Number of Veterans

3,118

Male Veterans

397

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,115
First Gulf War633
Second Gulf War544
Korea144
World War II16

Flint Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 741,026
55 to 64979
35 to 54705
75+552
18 to 34253

Flint Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1,8815.56%
White1,4646.06%
2+ Races1203.87%
Hispanic1174.66%
Other Race244.48%
Native American148%
Islander1237.5%

Flint Veterans by Race

Flint Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flint Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

17.6%

Unemployment Rate

Flint Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Flint Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Flint Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.31%

Born in Flint

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

1.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of Flint residents were born in the United States, with 80.31% having been born in Michigan. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Flint Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202975,465-627-0.82%
202876,092-627-0.82%
202776,719-627-0.81%
202677,346-627-0.8%
202577,973-627-0.8%
202478,600-627-0.79%
202379,227-627-0.79%
202279,854-732-0.91%
202180,586-522-0.64%
202081,108-14,395-15.07%
201995,503-404-0.42%
201895,907-587-0.61%
201796,494-636-0.65%
201697,130-710-0.73%
201597,840-791-0.8%
201498,631-856-0.86%
201399,487-751-0.75%
2012100,238-1,018-1.01%
2011101,256-771-0.76%
2010102,027-22,916-18.34%
2000124,943-15,818-11.24%
1990140,761-18,850-11.81%
1980159,611-33,706-17.44%
1970193,317-3,623-1.84%
1960196,94033,79720.72%
1950163,14311,6007.65%
1940151,543-4,949-3.16%
1930156,49264,89370.84%
192091,59953,049137.61%
191038,55025,447194.21%
190013,1033,30033.66%
18909,8031,39416.58%
18808,4093,02356.13%
18705,3862,43682.58%
18602,95000%
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Flint Population by Year