Select a New Section:

Flint, Michigan   Add Favorite    24 Reviews | Review This Place


-Cost of living
-Urban revitalization
-Arts and culture


-Economic cycles
-Industrial flavor
-Violent crime rate

What Bert Has To Say About Flint Metro Area

Flint is the birthplace of General Motors and is second only to Detroit in auto production. It continues to see its fortunes rise and fall with the auto industry, and recent problems at GM and parts maker Delphi have weighed down the modest resurgence the city saw in the past few years. The city’s lowest point, in the 1980’s, was the focus of a documentary film Roger & Me, which depicted the effects of 30,000 lost jobs on the local economy and social fabric.

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Flint with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.


Quick Facts About Flint

    The unemployment rate in Flint is 9.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Flint jobs have Increased by 1.11 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Flint's cost of living is 24.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Flint's population is 98,310 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -30.16 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Flint is $52,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -39.31 percent.
    Flint public schools spend $16,149 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Flint.

Flint, Michigan Ranked & Rated

Flint Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Flint. Home Appreciation is up 10.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Flint Real Estate.
The median home price in Flint is $52,300. Browse Homes in this Range.
Learn More
Mortgage Calculator     Home Equity Calculator

Reviews for Flint, Michigan


Star Rating Not a fan. Not for me. Just okay. Great place. The best place.
Mouse over the stars for your rating and click to rate.
Start Your Review of Flint, MI

Coming Home

I have lived in Jacksonville, FL for the past 11 yrs and am coming back to Flint because my family is still there.My mother,aunts, and uncles are retired GM employees... (Read More)



Have Faith

After reading many of the former comments, there are a lot of mixed views on Flint. Flint was once a great place to live with plenty to do and a provided a good quality... (Read More)




Your reasoning sounds a little contradictory or denial of the reality of the climate in our city. Don't you think that Public schools are a reflection of our... (Read More)



Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Flint, Michigan to any other place in the USA.

Ask A Flint Expert

This place does not have any experts.
How To Become An Expert Here

Select a New Section: