Flint, Michigan Population 2023

74,898

Flint is a city located in Genesee County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Genesee County. With a 2023 population of 74,898, it is the 15th largest city in Michigan and the 531st largest city in the United States.Flint is currently declining at a rate of -2.75% annually and its population has decreased by -21.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 95,999 in 2020. Spanning over 34 miles, Flint has a population density of 2,240 people per square mile.

The average household income in Flint is $39,575 with a poverty rate of 46.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Flint is 36.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Flint Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.04%
  • White: 38.45%
  • Two or more races: 5.96%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Flint, Michigan is 74,898 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 95,999.

Flint, Michigan Population 2023

Flint Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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 2023

Flint Median Age

36.3

Total

35.2

Male

37.5

Female

Flint Adults

There are 72,517 adults, (13,022 of whom are seniors) in Flint.

Flint Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Flint Sex Ratio

Female49,41151.47%
Male46,58848.53%

Flint Population by Age

Flint Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.98

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Flint Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 30.51%.

Flint Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$24,221

Average Earnings

$26,422

Average Male

$22,215

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

96.36% of Flint residents speak only English, while 3.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Flint Language

Flint Poverty by Race

rate

46.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.11%

Male Poverty Rate

37.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Flint

The race most likely to be in poverty in Flint is Islander, with 175.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flint is Other, with 27.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.59%.

Flint Poverty

Flint Poverty Rate by Education

Flint Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Flint Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Flint Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

27.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.6%

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

4,261

Number of Veterans

3,816

Male Veterans

445

Female Veterans

Flint Veterans by War

Flint Veterans by Age

count

Flint Veterans by Race

Flint Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flint Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

19.5%

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

94.79%

Born in Flint

115.92%

Native Born

2.23%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

115.92% of Flint residents were born in the United States, with 94.79% having been born in Michigan. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Flint Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Flint Population by Year