Lansing Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lansing Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
118,210

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.9%
5 - 17:
15.7%
18 - 24:
12.6%
25 - 34:
18.1%
35 - 54:
23.7%
55 - 64:
11.1%
Over 65 Years:
11.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
7.0%
7.0%
High School Graduates
89.4%
89.4%
College Graduated
26.2%
26.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Lansing
$23,226
$23,226
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Lansing
$41,674
$41,674
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.6%

Employment Industries in Lansing

 
Healthcare
13.0%
13.0%
Retail
12.1%
12.1%
Education
11.2%
11.2%
Manufacturing
10.8%
10.8%
Accommodation
9.3%
9.3%
Public Service
6.8%
6.8%
Other
5.9%
5.9%
Transportation
5.1%
5.1%
Administration
5.0%
5.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.4%
4.4%
Finance
4.2%
4.2%
Construction
4.1%
4.1%
Arts
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
54.1%
54.1%
Black Or African American
22.2%
22.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
Asian
4.4%
4.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
6.3%
6.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
12.4%
12.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
17.1%
17.1%
Irish
9.4%
9.4%
English
7.0%
7.0%
Polish
4.4%
4.4%
Italian
3.1%
3.1%
French
2.8%
2.8%
Dutch
2.5%
2.5%
Scottish
2.0%
2.0%
European
1.4%
1.4%
French Canadian
1.1%
1.1%
Swedish
1.0%
1.0%
Scots-Irish
1.0%
1.0%
African
1.0%
1.0%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Lebanese
0.6%
0.6%
Other Subsaharan African
0.6%
0.6%
Haitian
0.6%
0.6%
Finnish
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
86.4%
86.4%
Spanish
5.4%
5.4%
Polish
2.7%
2.7%
Italian
1.3%
1.3%
French
0.9%
0.9%
Arabic
0.9%
0.9%
African languages
0.7%
0.7%
Vietnamese
0.7%
0.7%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Miao/Hmong
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
Urdu
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Lansing Residents:
10.0%