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Flint Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Flint Area is 418,654. The Flint Area population density is 644.49 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 102.25 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Flint Area is white, which represent 74.74% of the total population. The average Flint Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 418,654. #121

Population Density, #22

Flint Area
644.49 per square mile
102.25 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:312,922 (74.74%, #673)
Black:85,459 (20.41%, #132)
Hispanic:13,171 (3.15%, #593)
Asian:4,018 (0.96%, #445)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,193 (0.52%, #351)
One Race, Other:1,956 (0.47%, see rank)
Two or More Races:12,106 (2.89%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:10,461 (79.42%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:971 (7.37%, see rank)
Cuban:287 (2.18%, see rank)
Central American:152 (1.15%, see rank)
South American:165 (1.25%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

328,238 (78.40%) out of the total population of 418,654 reported first ancestry.

 Flint Area% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Arab3,7400.89%, see rank1.70%0.56%
Czech2,4360.58%, see rank0.48%0.47%
Danish9670.23%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch7,9431.90%, see rank4.77%1.40%
English38,8409.28%, see rank9.31%8.02%
French26,7166.38%, see rank6.00%3.34%
German70,39016.81%, see rank20.99%15.03%
Greek1,0980.26%, see rank0.44%0.41%
Hungarian4,6281.11%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Irish43,15910.31%, see rank11.09%10.80%
Italian11,5192.75%, see rank4.72%5.52%
Norwegian3,1100.74%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish22,9255.48%, see rank8.63%3.01%
Portuguese2410.06%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian1,5780.38%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2,7180.65%, see rank0.71%0.99%
Scottish9,2422.21%, see rank2.22%1.72%
Subsaharan African3,0740.73%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish4,1891.00%, see rank1.52%1.27%
Swiss5590.13%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian9110.22%, see rank0.39%0.31%
American28,6046.83%, see rank5.98%7.12%
Welsh1,8430.44%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 201,815 (48.21%, see rank)
Females: 216,839 (51.79%, see rank)

Flint Area
Male: 48.21%
Female: 51.79%
Male: 49.09%
Female: 50.91%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Flint Area
39.10 years old
39.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Flint Area
37.60 years old
38.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Flint Area
40.50 years old
40.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Flint Area% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Under 5 years25,8936.18%, see rank5.85%6.36%
5 to 9 years26,8346.41%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years30,0167.17%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years29,5287.05%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years26,9846.45%, see rank7.14%7.13%
25 to 34 years48,78011.65%, see rank11.92%13.47%
35 to 44 years52,33612.50%, see rank12.39%12.96%
45 to 54 years61,53214.70%, see rank14.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years55,37913.23%, see rank13.36%12.29%
65 to 74 years33,5618.02%, see rank8.04%7.64%
75 to 84 20,2444.84%, see rank4.53%4.25%
85 years and over7,5671.81%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Flint AreaMichiganU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population279,399, 100%6,619,834209,056,129
Less Than High School30,604, 10.95%, see rank10.73%13.67%
High School Graduate92,440, 33.09%, see rank30.18%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree102,845, 36.81%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree33,516, 12.00%, see rank16.15%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree19,994, 7.16%, see rank10.27%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.28, see rank13.5913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Flint Area MichiganU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten10,87786.14%13.86%77.32%22.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)46,46092.51%, see rank7.49%, see rank89.70%10.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)24,74693.94%, see rank6.06%, see rank91.59%8.41%90.60%9.40%
College26,20982.57%, see rank17.43%, see rank84.70%15.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School3,96381.96%, see rank18.04%, see rank75.66%24.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Flint AreaMichiganU.S.
Total Households165,962, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Average Household Size2.49, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households49,392, 29.76%, see rank28.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households116,570, 70.24%, see rank71.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)107,638, 64.86%, see rank65.34%66.22%
Average Family Size3.19, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family71,495, 43.08%, see rank48.00%48.42%
Nonfamily Households58,324, 35.14%, see rank34.66%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Flint Area%MichiganU.S.
15 Years and Over Total335,911see rank8,030,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over159,250100%, see rank3,903,030123,281,364
Never Married56,60935.55%, see rank35.49%35.77%
Married78,09449.04%, see rank51.21%52.04%
Widowed4,7272.97%, see rank2.74%2.57%
Divorced19,82012.45%, see rank10.56%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over176,661100%, see rank4,127,252129,692,771
Never Married54,39930.79%, see rank29.42%29.48%
Married79,22644.85%, see rank48.54%49.19%
Widowed17,4879.90%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced25,54914.46%, see rank12.53%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Flint Area%MichiganU.S.
Native408,90797.67%, see rank93.83%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence344,92982.39%, see rank76.68%58.73%
Born in Different State62,47914.92%, see rank16.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,4990.36%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born9,7472.33%, see rank6.17%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6,0911.45%, see rank3.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3,6560.87%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe2,2900.55%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia5,0071.20%, see rank2.93%3.82%
Born In Africa5120.12%, see rank0.27%0.55%
Born In Oceania180.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America9390.22%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America9810.23%, see rank0.40%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Flint Area%MichiganU.S.
English157,52694.92%, see rank90.09%79.39%
Spanish3,0621.85%, see rank3.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3,0731.85%, see rank3.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages9600.58%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other1,3410.81%, see rank1.60%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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