Lansing Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Lansing?

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There are 117,488 residents in Lansing, with a median age of 32.7. Of this, 48.75% are males and 51.25% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.27% of the resident pool in Lansing, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.96%. Additionally, 5.77% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 90,890 people in Lansing currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 117,488 0.3%
Male Population 57,278 1.6%
Female Population 60,210 -0.9%
Male population 48.75%
Female population 51.25%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 32.7 0.3%
Citizen US Born 104,880 0.3%
Citizen not US Born 5,830 5.4%
Not Citizen 6,778 -4.5%
Citizen US Born 89.27%
Citizen not US Born 4.96%
Not Citizen 5.77%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 340 -19.8%
Moved from Same County 14,960 -8.5%
Moved from Same State 7,148 -2.0%
Moved from Different State 2,573 -11.3%
Same House as Last Year 90,890 2.7%
Moved from Abroad 0.29%
Moved from Same County 12.91%
Moved from Same State 6.17%
Moved from Different State 2.22%
Same House as Last Year 78.41%

What are the employment statistics in Lansing?

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White-collar workers make up 75.29% of the working population in Lansing, while blue-collar employees account for 24.71%. There are also 3,206 entrepreneurs in Lansing (5.66% of the workforce); 37,586 workers employed in private companies (66.33%); and 9,542 people working in governmental institutions (16.84%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 42,662 -1.8%
Blue Collar 13,999 1.5%
White Collar 75.29%
Blue Collar 24.71%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,206 -0.2%
Private Companies 37,586 -0.3%
Governmental Workers 9,542 -1.5%
Not for Profit Companies 6,327 -5.0%
Self Employees 5.66%
Private Companies 66.33%
Governmental Workers 16.84%
Not for Profit Companies 11.17%

How many households are there in Lansing?

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There are a total of 49,539 households in Lansing, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 49.52% of these Lansing households, while non-family units account for the remaining 50.48%. Additionally, 25.3% of households have children and 74.7% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 49,539 1.0%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.8%
Family Households 24,531 1.3%
Non-family Households 25,008 0.8%
Family Households 49.52%
Non-family Households 50.48%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 12,535 -0.5%
Households without Children 37,004 1.6%
Households with Children 25.3%
Households without Children 74.7%

What are the median and average incomes in Lansing?

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The average annual household income in Lansing is $53,916, while the median household income sits at $44,233 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $47,528, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $46,955. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,336 and $41,322, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $53,916 1.8%
Median Household Income $44,233 6.1%
People below Poverty Level 26,019 -7.5%
People above Poverty Level 88,815 2.9%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Lansing?

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There are 55,312 housing units in Lansing, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1959. Of the 49,539 occupied housing units in Lansing, 51.54% are owner-occupied, while 48.46% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.76% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $90,900. In general, housing costs reach $840 per month in Lansing.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 55,312 0.0%
Median Year Built 1959 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 13,574 3.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 5,180 -9.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 9,557 0.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 8,570 -2.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 8,006 -6.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,901 13.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,144 -0.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,226 4.2%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,154 39.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 49,539 1.0%
Owner Occupied 25,530 2.8%
Renter Occupied 24,009 -0.8%
Owner Occupied 51.54%
Renter Occupied 48.46%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 16,534 2.0%
Without Mortgage 8,996 4.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $90,900 6.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $82,700 3.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $840 2.6%
With Mortgage 64.76%
Without Mortgage 35.24%

What is the level of education in Lansing?

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Approximately 33.53% of the population in Lansing holds a high school degree (that's 30,254 residents), while 29.46% have attained a college certificate (28,691 locals) and 15.7% have a bachelor's degree (14,165 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 3,322 -3.3%
Some High School 30,254 -1.6%
Some College 28,691 3.1%
Associate Degree 8,094 11.4%
Bachelor's Degree 14,165 -2.3%
Graduate Degree 7,810 5.2%
No High School 3.68%
Some High School 33.53%
Some College 29.46%
Associate Degree 8.97%
Bachelor's Degree 15.7%
Graduate Degree 8.66%

What is the marital status of Lansing residents?

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A total of 41,878 people in Lansing have never been married (which represents 44.46% of the total population), while 33,529 of them are wedded (35.59%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,333 (1.42%) and 14,152 (15.02%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 41,878 -1.4%
Married 33,529 2.4%
Separated 1,333 -1.6%
Widowed 4,642 -2.9%
Divorced 14,152 -3.4%
Never Married 44.46%
Married 35.59%
Separated 1.42%
Widowed 4.93%
Divorced 15.02%

What are the most common means of transportation in Lansing?

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The top three means of transportation people in Lansing use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 48,030 residents commute by car, 2,187 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 1,416 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 48,030 -3.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 2,187 -8.8%
Bicycle 431 -0.2%
Motorcycle 72 -11.1%
TaxiCab 323 97.0%
Walk 1,416 1.8%

What is the median and average household income in Lansing by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
48906 27,253 10,813 $49,310.00 $62,363.00
48910 34,989 15,476 $43,498.00 $54,273.00
48911 40,924 16,362 $47,225.00 $58,062.00
48912 17,259 7,926 $46,443.00 $58,784.00
48915 10,600 4,069 $43,237.00 $51,219.00
48917 32,191 15,219 $63,942.00 $77,381.00
48933 2,596 1,570 $31,131.00 $42,286.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 48906 48910 48911 48912 48915 48917 48921 48933

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