Lansing, MI Population

By | June 18, 2019

Population: 119,128. Estimated population in July 2020: 115,518 (-3.0% change)
Males: 57,186 (48.0%), Females: 61,942 (52.0%)

The city of Lansing is located in Ingham County, Michigan. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Michigan.

Zip codes: 48906, 48910, 48911, 48912, 48915, 48917, 48933.

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $34,833
Median house value: $73,500

Races in Lansing:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.4%)
  • Black (21.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.6%)
  • Other race (4.5%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)

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

Ancestries: German (16.9%), English (9.2%), Irish (9.2%), United States (4.9%), Polish (3.3%), French (3.1%).

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 35.0 square miles

Map of Lansing, MI

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lansing

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lansing city

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

5.9% Foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.9% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -7,861 (-6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Lansing:

  • EDWARD W SPARROW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (1215 E MICHIGAN AVENUE)
  • INGHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (401 W GREENLAWN AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Lansing:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lansing:

  • CAPITAL CITY (about 4 miles; LANSING, MI; Abbreviation: LAN)
  • W K KELLOGG (about 56 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Abbreviation: BTL)
  • BISHOP INTERNATIONAL (about 60 miles; FLINT, MI; Abbreviation: FNT)

Other public-use airports nearest to Lansing:

  • UNIVERSITY AIRPARK (about 11 miles; BATH, MI; Abbreviation: 41G)
  • SKYWAY ESTATES (about 12 miles; EATON RAPIDS, MI; Abbreviation: 60G)
  • ABRAMS MUNI (about 12 miles; GRAND LEDGE, MI; Abbreviation: 4D0)

Amtrak station near Lansing:

  • 5 miles: EAST LANSING (1240 S. HARRISON ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Lansing:

  • LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,454; Location: 419 N CAPITOL AVE; Public; Website: www.lansing.cc.mi.us)
  • THOMAS M COOLEY LAW SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 1,127; Location: 300 S CAPITOL AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cooley.edu)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-WESTERN REGION-LANSING (Full-time enrollment: 739; Location: 220 E KALAMAZOO; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.davenport.edu)
  • GREAT LAKES CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 186; Location: 6211 W WILLOW HWY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.glcc.edu)
  • ROSS MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 46; Location: 913 W HOLMES STE 260; Private, for-profit)
  • MICHIGAN SCHOOL OF CANINE COSMETOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 10; Location: 3022 S CEDAR ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.k9grooming.com)
  • INSTITUTE OF TRANSFORMATIONAL HYPNOTHERAPY (Location: 2520 LAKE LANSING RD STE 4; Private, for-profit)
  • MOUNT HOPE BIBLE TRAINING INSTITUTE (Location: 202 S CREYTS RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • HOLLOWAYS REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE INC (Location: 4415 N GRAND RIVER AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (Location: 720 N WASHINGTON AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mirealtors.com)
  • THE EDUCATION INSTITUTE-AMER HOTEL AND MOTEL ASSOC (Location: 2113 N HIGH ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ADAMS PROFESSIONAL MODELING AND FINISHING SCHOOL (Location: 2722 E MICHIGAN AVE STE 205; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lansing:

  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; EAST LANSING, MI; Full-time enrollment: 38,639)
  • JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; JACKSON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,756)
  • SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,824)
  • WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,436)
  • KETTERING UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; FLINT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,900)
  • BAKER COLLEGE OF FLINT (about 62 miles; FLINT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,734)

Schools

Public high schools in Lansing:

  • EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,624; Location: 3900 STABLER STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,454; Location: 220 N. PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • J.W. SEXTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,125; Location: 102 S. MCPHERSON AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WAVERLY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,064; Location: 160 SNOW RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DEWITT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 848; Location: 3100 W. CLARK ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 96; Location: 5815 WISE ROAD; Grades: 07 – 12)

Private high schools in Lansing:

  • LANSING CATH CENTRAL (Students: 584; Location: 501 N MARSHALL ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • LANSING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 3303 PINETREE RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • NEW COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: PO BOX 80707; Grades: KG – 12)
  • LANSING BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 1902 EAST CAVANAUGH ROAD; Grades: 1 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lansing:

  • GARDNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 988; Location: 333 DAHLIA DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • C.W. OTTO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 833; Location: 500 E. THOMAS STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • DWIGHT RICH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 832; Location: 2600 HAMPDEN DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PATTENGILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 715; Location: 1017 JEROME STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WAVERLY EAST INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 664; Location: 3131 W. MICHIGAN AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • WINDEMERE PARK CHARTER ACADEMY (Students: 624; Location: 3100 W. SAGINAW STREET; Grades: KG – 08)
  • WAVERLY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 620 SNOW ROAD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NORTH SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 333 E. MILLER ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DELTA CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 305 S. CANAL ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WALTER FRENCH ACADEMY (Students: 415; Location: 1900 S. CEDAR STREET; Grades: PK – 12)

Private primary/middle schools in Lansing:

  • ST GERARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 4433 WEST WILLOW; Grades: KG – 8)
  • IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY/ST. C (Students: 344; Location: 3830 ROSEMONT; Grades: KG – 8)
  • RESURRECTION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 1527 EAST MICHIGAN; Grades: KG – 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE (Students: 183; Location: 2100 WEST ST JOSEPH ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN (Students: 180; Location: 1601 W HOLMES RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOPE ACADEMY (Students: 90; Location: 2130 WEST HOLMES ROAD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 1514 W SAGINAW; Grades: KG – 8)
  • GREATER LANSING ADVENTIST SCH (Students: 56; Location: 5330 W ST JOSEPH; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Libraries in Lansing:

  • CAPITAL AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,861,925; Location: 401 SOUTH CAPITOL AVENUE; 356,004 books; 18,327 audio materials; 21,294 video materials; 1,235 serial subscriptions)
  • DELTA TOWNSHIP DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $511,452; Location: 4538 ELIZABETH ROAD; 25,000 books; 1,725 audio materials; 1,128 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)