East Lansing, MI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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East Lansing, Michigan Info Snack

Population
48,729
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
41.0%
Median Home
$192,800
Median Income
$39,867
Median Rent
$952

East Lansing SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

East Lansing, MI Crime Report

928
Total Crimes
1,936.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-21.80%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
East Lansing
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 928 1,936.8 2,022.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 88 183.7 437.4 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 11 23.0 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 37 77.2 305.9 250.2
Property Crime 840 1,753.2 1,585.0 2,109.9
Burglary 113 235.8 286.1 340.5
Larceny 563 1,175.0 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 164 342.3 177.7 219.9

East Lansing, MI Cost Of Living

96
East Lansing's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense East Lansing Michigan National Average
Overall 96 89 100
Services 95 95 100
Groceries 91 88 100
Health 96 94 100
Housing 95 74 100
Transportation 106 106 100
Utilities 99 99 100

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Rankings for East Lansing in Michigan

Map Of East Lansing, MI

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Population over time in East Lansing

Year Population % Change
2019 48,729 0.7%
2018 48,374 0.2%
2017 48,281 -0.2%
2016 48,395 -0.6%
2015 48,669 0.1%
2014 48,611 0.1%
2013 48,556 0.2%
2012 48,449 0.0%
2011 48,441 0.5%
2010 48,220 -

Race / Ethnicity in East Lansing

White
72.3% (35,232)
African American
6.6% (3,196)
American Indian
0.3% (122)
Asian
12.5% (6,082)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.2% (102)
Two Or More
3.1% (1,527)
Hispanic
5.0% (2,459)
Race East Lansing MI USA
White 72.3% 75.0% 60.7%
African American 6.6% 13.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 12.5% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.0% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in East Lansing

Female
50.2% (24,463)
Male
49.8% (24,265)
Gender East Lansing MI USA
Female 50.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in East Lansing for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (974)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (974)
High School / GED
7.0% (3,411)
Some College
14.0% (6,822)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,949)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (15,593)
Master's Degree
22.0% (10,720)
Professional Degree
6.0% (2,923)
Doctorate Degree
11.0% (5,360)
Education East Lansing MI USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 7.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 11.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For East Lansing, Michigan

Less than $10,000
18.6% (906,527)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (306,741)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.9% (629,703)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (439,025)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.4% (458,850)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.4% (604,111)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.9% (435,781)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (527,335)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (276,463)
$200,000 or more
5.9% (288,358)
Income East Lansing MI USA
Less than $10,000 18.6% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 4.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.9% 9.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 9.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.4% 13.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.4% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 12.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 5.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.9% 5.2% 7.7%

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