Flint, Michigan Population 2022

77,016
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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 77,016, it is the 15th largest city in Michigan and the 513th largest city in the United States. Flint is currently declining at a rate of -2.68% annually and its population has decreased by -5.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 81,252 in 2020. Spanning over 34 miles, Flint has a population density of 2,304 people per square mile.

The average household income in Flint is $39,575 with a poverty rate of 37.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $31,700. 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 Flintwas:

  • 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 77,016 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 81,252.

Flint, Michigan Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Flint Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,91038.45%
Black or African American51,87454.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native2410.25%
Asian5020.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.01%
Some Other Race7380.77%
Two or More Races5,7205.96%
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Flint Population by Race

Flint Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Flint Sex Ratio

Female

49,411

51.47%

Male

46,588

48.53%

Flint Population by Age

Flint Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Flint Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
Male59.1%40.9%
All56.9%43.1%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female43.4%56.6%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Flint Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,8072.2956.9
Married9,4983.0379.5
Male2,9652.9559.1
Female10,7603.2443.4
Non Family17,5841.1952.6

2.98

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Flint Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9203.07%
9th to 12th Grade7,24411.59%
High School Graduate22,66136.26%
Some College17,68228.29%
Associates Degree5,3128.50%
Bachelors Degree5,0748.12%
Graduate Degree2,6114.18%
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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
Asian299213127
Native American14314254
White25,56622,0043,833
2+ Races2,3502,162304
Hispanic2,4361,729254
Black32,43627,7523,221
Other Race41728418
Islander88

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 asian people with a rate of 42.47%.

Flint Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,221$26,422$22,215
Less Than 9th Grade$16,833$14,335$18,253
High School Graduate$21,496$25,859$17,236
Some College$25,098$26,219$24,604
Bachelors Degree$34,394$50,363$25,927
Graduate Degree$52,986$58,839$32,228

$24,221

Average Earnings

$26,422

Average Male

$22,215

Average Female

Flint Earnings by Educational Attainment

Flint Language by Age

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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

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1414100.00%
Native24116568.46%
Asian42223655.92%
Hispanic4,3421,95845.09%
Black51,17321,12241.28%
White33,93310,39530.63%
Other161NaN%
Multiple5,6742,12137.38%

37.28%

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 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Flint is Multiple, with 37.38% 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

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.41%
High School33.53%
Some College27.19%
Bachelors or Greater13.95%

Flint Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.90%
Male Unemployed57.83%
Female Employed21.72%
Female Unemployed59.32%

Flint Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Flint Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,383$40,775
Families$35,173$46,889
Married Families$53,412$66,195
Non Families$22,944$30,379
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Income by Household Type

Flint Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.6%

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 45-54.

Flint Marital Status by Race

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Flint Marital Status

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4,261

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War388
First Gulf War607
Vietnam1,643
Korea221
World War II51

Flint Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34206
35 to 54662
55 to 641,386
65 to 741,375
75+632

Flint Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8806.16%
Black2,3076.10%
Other Race61.10%
2+ Races682.30%
Hispanic1274.43%

Flint Veterans by Race

Flint Veterans by Education

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23.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Flint Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

19.5%

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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80.22%

Born in Flint

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Flint residents were born in the United States, with 80.22% having been born in Michigan. 0.81% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18602,9500.00%
18705,3862,4366.20%
18808,4093,0234.56%
18909,8031,3941.55%
190013,1033,3002.94%
191038,55025,44711.39%
192091,59953,0499.04%
1930156,49264,8935.50%
1940151,543-4,949-0.32%
1950163,14311,6000.74%
1960196,94033,7971.90%
1970193,317-3,623-0.19%
1980159,611-33,706-1.90%
1990140,761-18,850-1.25%
2000124,943-15,818-1.18%
2010102,434-22,509-1.97%
2011100,316-2,118-2.07%
201298,198-2,118-2.11%
201396,080-2,118-2.16%
201493,962-2,118-2.20%
201591,844-2,118-2.25%
201689,726-2,118-2.31%
201787,608-2,118-2.36%
201885,490-2,118-2.42%
201983,372-2,118-2.48%
202081,252-2,120-2.54%
202179,134-2,118-2.61%
202277,016-2,118-2.68%

Flint Population by Year