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Flint is a charter township in Genesee County, in the Flint metro area.
The community was named for the nearby Pawanunking River, which means "river of flint".
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Flint. For links to other places called Flint, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Flint is 43.006N. The longitude is -83.768W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 33,691.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Flint demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Genesee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48503 ZIP code.
16% of Flint residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Flint ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Flint was $22,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Flint residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Flint, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $459. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $842.
Genesee County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Flint political report.
The average commute time for Flint workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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