Flushing, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Flushing, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Flushing had a population of 8,166 as of July 1, 2016. Flushing ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Flushing is located at latitude 43.0628 and longitude -83.8426 in Genesee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Flushing (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Genesee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The City of Flushing (GNIS ID: 1626289) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Flushing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Flushing, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,166
Population in Households 8,008
Population in Familes 6,441
Population in Group Qrtrs 158
Population Density1 2,259
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 3,519
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,240
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,551 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 968 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $120,816
Average Home Value $146,277


Median Household Income $54,497
Average Household Income $70,318
Per Capita Income $30,858
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.46%
Households -0.24% -0.34%
Families -0.47% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Flushing, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Flushing to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 126 82nd
Population Density1 # 111 84th
Diversity Index2 # 381 46th
Median Household Income # 149 79th
Per Capita Income # 116 83rd

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