Lansing is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 11,767 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lansing is the 32nd largest community in Kansas.
Lansing real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Lansing house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lansing is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lansing is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lansing who work in office and administrative support (14.74%), teaching (11.27%), and management occupations (9.74%).
Also of interest is that Lansing has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Lansing does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Lansing citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.64% of adults in Lansing have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lansing in 2010 was $25,355, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,420 for a family of four. However, Lansing contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lansing is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lansing home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lansing residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lansing include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Lansing is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.