Lansing is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 156 people and just one neighborhood, Lansing is the 543rd largest community in North Carolina. Lansing has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Lansing is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lansing is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lansing who work in food service (16.18%), office and administrative support (11.76%) and community and social services (10.29%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.94% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Lansing’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small town, Lansing does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.