The city of Flint is located in Michigan. According to a 2007 census, the city had a city population of 124,943 and a metropolitan population of 443,883. Flint is composed of a total area of 34.1 square miles.
Flint has several neighborhoods throughout the city. In the western part of Flint, there is Carriage Town and the Grand Traverse Street District. River Village which consists of mixed-income public housing is north of downtown. There are multiple universities and primary and secondary schools in Flint. University of Michigan-Flint, Kettering University, Baker College, Mott Community College, and Davenport University are all found in the city. Public education is managed by the umbrella organization, Flint Community Schools. For entertainment and recreational purposes, residents of Flint can visit different museums and theatres including the Sloan Museum and Flint Youth Theatre. Alfred P. Sloan Museum is known for its displays of rare automobiles. Flint Youth Theatre presents nearly 150 award-winning productions each season. The Longway Planetarium, the largest planetarium in Michigan, and the Whitling Auditorium are also housed in the city. Flint has a well-managed public transportation system. It is served by Bishop International Airport, several train line and various bus services. In 2006, Flint was recognized as the 10th
most liberal city in the United States.