Flint, Michigan Population 2021

94,762
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Flint is a city located in Genesee County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Genesee County. With a 2020 population of 94,762, it is the 7th largest city in Michigan and the 352nd largest city in the United States . Flint is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -7.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 102,434 in 2010. Flint reached it's highest population of 196,940 in 1960. Spanning over 34 miles, Flint has a population density of 2,834 people per square mile.

The average household income in Flint is $39,575 with a poverty rate of 38.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $29,500. The median age in Flint is 35.5 years, 34.2 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Flint Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.08%
  • White: 39.08%
  • Two or more races: 5.09%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Flint, Michigan is 94,762 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 95,926.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 102,434.

Flint, Michigan Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021404,063-875-0.22%
2020404,938-875-0.22%
2019405,813-875-0.22%
2018406,688-800-0.20%
2017407,488-1,438-0.35%
2016408,926-1,535-0.38%
2015410,461-2,398-0.58%
2014412,859-2,780-0.67%
2013415,639-2,554-0.61%
2012418,193-3,833-0.92%
2011422,026-2,927-0.69%
2010424,9530.00%

Flint Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American52,22154.08%
White37,73439.08%
Two or More Races4,9145.09%
Some Other Race8850.92%
Asian4910.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native3000.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.01%
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Flint Population by Race

Flint Population Pyramid $2021

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Flint Median Age

35.5


Total

34.2


Male

36.7


Female

Flint Adults

There are 72,485 adults, (13,077 of whom are seniors) in Flint.

Flint Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Flint Sex Ratio

Female

50,121

51.91%

Male

46,438

48.09%

Flint Population by Age

Flint Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Flint Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
Male57%43%
All56.9%43.1%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female44.4%55.6%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Flint Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,3622.3356.9
Non Family17,6501.2253.6
Female10,7353.2644.4
Married9,2023.1577.8
Male2,7753.0357

3.05

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Flint Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1183.41%
9th to 12th Grade7,04111.33%
High School Graduate22,28035.86%
Some College17,71428.51%
Associates Degree5,3968.68%
Bachelors Degree5,0418.11%
Graduate Degree2,5464.10%
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Flint Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Flint Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black32,06227,4362,997
White26,01322,2883,957
Hispanic2,2631,706231
2+ Races1,8151,639297
Other Race50831320
Asian296201119
Native American16716746
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.20%.

Flint Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,693$26,214$21,759
Less Than 9th Grade$16,133$15,744$16,250
High School Graduate$20,143$24,095$16,669
Some College$24,402$25,642$23,563
Bachelors Degree$41,832$50,935$34,163
Graduate Degree$54,981$61,756$52,636

$23,693

Average Earnings

$26,214

Average Male

$21,759

Average Female

Flint Earnings by Educational Attainment

Flint Language by Age

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Flint Language

96.19% of Flint residents speak only English, while 3.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Flint Language

Flint Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black51,48722,11142.94%
White34,57810,90331.53%
Multiple4,7912,06843.16%
Hispanic4,2471,89044.50%
Asian42722953.63%
Native30022775.67%
Other88521824.63%
Islander1414100.00%

38.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.51%

Male Poverty Rate

39.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Flint

The race most likely to be in poverty in Flint is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flint is Other, with 24.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.36%.

Flint Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.84%
High School36.03%
Some College28.48%
Bachelors or Greater12.29%

Flint Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.63%
Male Unemployed59.58%
Female Employed23.40%
Male Employed15.00%

Flint Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Flint Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,834$39,575
Families$33,270$45,015
Married Families$51,112$64,881
Non Families$21,210$30,265
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Income by Household Type

Flint Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.7%

Male Marriage Rate

25.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Flint Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Flint Marital Status by Race

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Flint Marital Status

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4,197

Number of Veterans

3,911

Male Veterans

286

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,539
First Gulf War622
Second Gulf War373
Korea246
World War II107

Flint Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 641,219
65 to 741,165
75+802
35 to 54780
18 to 34231

Flint Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2,0845.52%
White2,0216.52%
Hispanic953.48%
2+ Races923.94%

Flint Veterans by Race

Flint Veterans by Education

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22.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flint Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

19.7%

Unemployment Rate

Flint Employment by Age

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Flint Employment by Race

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Flint Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.38%

Born in Flint

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.03% of Flint residents were born in the United States, with 79.38% having been born in Michigan. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Flint Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202194,762-388-0.41%
202095,150-388-0.41%
201995,538-388-0.40%
201895,926-534-0.55%
201796,460-650-0.67%
201697,110-713-0.73%
201597,823-794-0.81%
201498,617-862-0.87%
201399,479-754-0.75%
2012100,233-1,023-1.01%
2011101,256-779-0.76%
2010102,035-22,908-2.01%
2000124,943-15,818-1.18%
1990140,761-18,850-1.25%
1980159,611-33,706-1.90%
1970193,317-3,623-0.19%
1960196,94033,7971.90%
1950163,14311,6000.74%
1940151,543-4,949-0.32%
1930156,49264,8935.50%
192091,59953,0499.04%
191038,55025,44711.39%
190013,1033,3002.94%
18909,8031,3941.55%
18808,4093,0234.56%
18705,3862,4366.20%
18602,9500.00%

Flint Population by Year