The birthplace of General Motors, Flint, Michigan is located along the Flint River and has a population of around 102,000. It is the seventh largest city in Michigan and is located roughly 60 miles away from Detroit.
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Housing StatisticsThe median home sale price in Flint was $48,000 for the period between May and July 2013, while the average sale price was $51,527 for the same period. The vacancy rate for apartments is at 8.55%. Annual residential turnover is at 7.6%. If you're looking for a rent to own home, a rental property, or a home to buy, Flint is a great place to start your search.
Outdoor Activities in FlintBluebell Beach is popular with families, with swimming and water fun for the kids and shaded spots for relaxation. The skate park is a good place for teenagers. The striking architecture of Stepping Stone Falls is a good place to visit and have a picnic, but be sure to pack some extra bread to feed the huge carp that live in the water. Kearsley Park, east of the I-475, has long been known as a popular gathering place on the 4th of July. The park's pavilion, ballpark, and playground facilities are worth checking out year-round.
Local SportsHigh school sports are king in Flint. Flint Area Prep has a great football team that draws spectators from around the region. Flint also has great youth sports. The Greater Flint Baseball league is a great place to get your little slugger up to bat. There is also a youth football league where kids can learn the basics of that favorite American sport.
Largest Employers and Industries in FlintGeneral Motors is a huge part of Flint's history, and it was the predominant employer in the area for a long time. However, with the decline of the auto industry, major sources of employment in Flint now come from education, healthcare, and social assistance industries. There is still manufacturing in Flint, and industrial haulage is a big employment sector, with both manufacturing and haulage making up 21% of the city's labor force.
Neighborhood GuideSince the decline of the motor industry, Flint has struggled economically to adjust, and the population has dwindled. Many properties have been abandoned. New properties have arisen, offering lots of housing options. Many see the future of Flint in smaller neighborhoods surrounded by green land where the abandoned properties once stood. Here are some of the city's neighborhoods:
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