An old postcard of Flint or a glimpse of the future? If the demographic trends continue, what will Flint be like when almost no one lives there. Flint has lost five residents a day since 1960. And six a day since 2000. If that trend holds, Flint will be down to about 80,000 by 2020. But who says a smaller Flint won't equal a better Flint?