Lansing, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 28,332. Estimated population in 2021: 27,324 (-3.6% change)
Males: 13,431 (47.4%), Females: 14,901 (52.6%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60438

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $47,554
Median house value: $118,700

Races in Lansing:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.0%)
  • Black (10.7%)
  • Hispanic (5.7%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.3%), Polish (15.6%), Irish (15.4%), Dutch (13.6%), Italian (8.5%), English (5.4%).

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 6.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lansing

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lansing village

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

5.5% Foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lansing:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MUNSTER, IN)
  • ILLIANA SURGERY AND MEDICAL CENTER LLC (about 4 miles; MUNSTER, IN)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-NORTHWEST IN (about 5 miles; HAMMOND, IN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lansing:

  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 11 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 21 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 37 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lansing:

  • LANSING MUNI (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: IGQ)
  • GRIFFITH-MERRILLVILLE (about 11 miles; GRIFFITH, IN; Abbreviation: 05C)
  • SANGER (about 17 miles; MONEE, IL; Abbreviation: C56)
Amtrak stations near Lansing:

  • 5 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 9 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lansing:

  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 5 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 7 miles; HAMMOND, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,312)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (about 14 miles; GARY, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,208)
Public high school in Lansing:

  • THORNTON FRACTNL SO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,604; Location: 18500 BURNHAM AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Lansing:

  • ILLIANA CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 732; Location: 2261 INDIANA AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • LUTHER EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 2750 GLENWOOD LANSING POB 404; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lansing:

  • MEMORIAL JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 2721 RIDGE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NATHAN HALE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 19055 BURNHAM AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • COOLIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 560; Location: 17845 HENRY ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HERITAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 19250 BURNHAM AVE; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • OAK GLEN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 439; Location: 2101 182ND ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • REAVIS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 17121 ROY ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LESTER CRAWL PRIMARY CTR (Students: 92; Location: 18300 GREENBAY AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • R I S E – LANSING (Location: 2745 BERNICE ROAD; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Lansing:

  • ST ANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 596; Location: 3014 RIDGE ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • LANSING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 568; Location: 3660 RANDOLPH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 18144 GLEN TERRACE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 18100 WENTWORTH AVE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Lansing:

  • LEWIS O. FLOM LANSING P.L. (Operating income: $1,344,506; Location: 2750 INDIANA AVENUE; 84,374 books; 4,380 audio materials; 2,280 video materials; 256 serial subscriptions)

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