Living in Lansing, MI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Lansing SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Lansing, MI Crime Report

4,858
Total Crimes
4,138.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
61.14%
Above National Average

Lansing, MI Cost Of Living

83
Lansing's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Lansing, Michigan Info Snack

Lansing /læns/ is the capital of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is mostly in Ingham County, although portions of the city extend west into Eaton County and north into Clinton County. The 2010 Census placed the city's population at 114,297, making it the fifth largest city in Michigan. The population of its Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was 464,036, while the even larger Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population, which includes Shiawassee County, was 534,684. It was named the new state capital of Michigan in 1847, ten years after Michigan became a state.
Population
116,699
Unemployment
9.0%
Poverty
26.1%
Median Home
$80,000
Median Income
$40,325
Median Rent
$807

Lansing, MI Photos

Rankings for Lansing in Michigan

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Map Of Lansing, MI

Population over time in Lansing

Year Population % Change
2017 116,699 1.3%
2016 115,222 0.4%
2015 114,773 0.3%
2014 114,485 0.1%
2013 114,382 0.1%
2012 114,274 -0.2%
2011 114,537 -0.5%
2010 115,101 -0.5%
2009 115,634 -
Crime/100k Lansing MI USA
Violent Crime 1108.4 449.4 368.9
Murder 6.8 5.5 5.0
Robbery 155.1 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 819.6 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 3030.3 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 739.5 316.6 376.0
Larceny 1918.6 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 372.3 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Lansing

White
54.9% (64,101)
African American
21.4% (24,967)
American Indian
0.4% (468)
Asian
3.5% (4,127)
Hawaiian
0.0% (11)
Other
0.2% (199)
Two Or More
7.0% (8,207)
Hispanic
12.5% (14,619)
Race Lansing MI USA
White 54.9% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 21.4% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 7.0% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.5% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Lansing, Michigan

Less than $10,000
10.1% (1,180,919)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (791,414)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.6% (1,590,699)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (1,495,529)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.1% (1,996,901)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (2,284,081)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (1,119,381)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.6% (888,730)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (224,925)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (97,316)
Income Lansing MI USA
Less than $10,000 10.1% 6.9% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.6% 10.1% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.1% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.6% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 4.8% 7.0%

Gender in Lansing

Female
52.0% (60,708)
Male
48.0% (55,990)
Gender Lansing MI USA
Female 52.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lansing for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (3,500)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (8,168)
High School / GED
26.0% (30,341)
Some College
28.0% (32,675)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (10,502)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (19,838)
Master's Degree
7.0% (8,168)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,333)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,166)
Education Lansing MI USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Lansing

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

Ridiculous Rage Fails

I love living in Michigan. I like how you can go to one of the lakes in a matter of minutes. If you live on the shoreline. I live in Lansing and it is beautiful.

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