Lansing, MI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Lansing, Michigan Info Snack

Population
117,488
Unemployment
9.6%
Poverty
22.7%
Median Home
$87,700
Median Income
$44,233
Median Rent
$847

Lansing SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Lansing, MI Crime Report

5,264
Total Crimes
4,436.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
89.11%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lansing
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,264 4,436.5 1,838.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,699 1,431.9 478.0 387.8
Murder 16 13.5 7.6 6.5
Robbery 195 164.3 44.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,367 1,152.1 365.1 279.7
Property Crime 3,565 3,004.6 1,360.9 1,958.2
Burglary 1,002 844.5 233.1 314.2
Larceny 1,993 1,679.7 943.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 570 480.4 184.5 246.0

Lansing, MI Cost Of Living

85
Lansing's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lansing Michigan National Average
Overall 85 91 100
Services 99 95 100
Groceries 87 90 100
Health 94 96 100
Housing 54 76 100
Transportation 108 101 100
Utilities 99 103 100

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Rankings for Lansing in Michigan

Map Of Lansing, MI

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Population over time in Lansing

Year Population % Change
2020 117,488 0.7%
2019 116,699 1.3%
2018 115,222 0.4%
2017 114,773 0.3%
2016 114,485 0.1%
2015 114,382 0.1%
2014 114,274 -0.2%
2013 114,537 -0.5%
2012 115,101 -0.5%
2011 115,634 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lansing

White
53.5% (62,869)
African American
22.3% (26,257)
American Indian
0.5% (594)
Asian
4.7% (5,522)
Hawaiian
0.0% (22)
Other
0.3% (302)
Two Or More
5.7% (6,651)
Hispanic
13.0% (15,271)
Race Lansing MI USA
White 53.5% 74.5% 60.1%
African American 22.3% 13.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 4.7% 3.2% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.7% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 13.0% 5.2% 18.2%

Gender in Lansing

Female
51.2% (60,210)
Male
48.8% (57,278)
Gender Lansing MI USA
Female 51.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lansing for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (4,699)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (7,049)
High School / GED
26.0% (30,546)
Some College
28.0% (32,896)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (11,748)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (18,798)
Master's Degree
8.0% (9,399)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,174)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,174)
Education Lansing MI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lansing, Michigan

Less than $10,000
8.8% (1,033,791)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.9% (696,072)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (1,427,956)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (1,449,538)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.1% (2,003,787)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (2,440,877)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.7% (1,370,562)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.6% (1,006,992)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (217,478)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (101,742)
Income Lansing MI USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.9% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 9.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.1% 13.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.7% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.6% 14.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 5.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 5.7% 8.3%

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