Lansing, KS

Lansing profile

Living in Lansing

Lansing is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 11,949 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.

Lansing is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (13.10%), management occupations (10.98%), and sales jobs (9.62%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Lansing. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

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.

Because of many things, Lansing is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lansing a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lansing has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lansing’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Lansing is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Lansing are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.17% of adults in Lansing have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lansing in 2018 was $35,348, which is wealthy relative to Kansas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,392 for a family of four.

Lansing is a very 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 German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Lansing is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.