Health Equity Report Card: Genesee County

Demographics

There are 401,983 people living in Genesee County and 79,854 people living in the city of Flint. 

Race/Ethnicity Genesee County Flint
White 74.9% 34.7%
Black 20.3% 56.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4% 4.5%
Asian 1.1% 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6% 0.5%
Two or more races 3.1% 6.8%
Age Genesee County Flint
Under 5 years old 5.5% 7.1%
Under 18 years old 21.9% 24.6%
Between 18-65 years old 53.6% 55.1%
65 years and older 19% 13.2%

Disability

13.7% of Genesee County residents under the age of 65 have a disability.

20.2% of Flint residents under the age of 65 have a disability.

Health insurance

6.2% of Genesee County residents under the age of 65 do not have health insurance.

7.7% of Flint residents under the age of 65 do not have health insurance.

High school

91.2% of Genesee County residents ages 25 or older graduated from high school.

84.8% of Flint residents ages 25 or older graduated from high school.

Bachelor’s degree

22.2% of Genesee County residents ages 25 or older have a Bachelor’s degree.

12.1% of Flint residents ages 25 or older have a Bachelor’s degree.

Employment

57.9% of Genesee County residents ages 16 or older are employed.

53.6% of Flint residents ages 16 or older are employed.

Poverty

16.3% of Genesee County residents are experiencing poverty.

35.5% of Flint residents are experiencing poverty.

Housing

70.5% of Genesee County’s housing units are owner-occupied.

55.1% of Flint’s housing units are owner-occupied.

Housing value

$133,700 is the median value of owner-occupied housing units in Genesee County.

$35,000 is the median value of owner-occupied housing units in Flint.