Lansing, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 27,962 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 12,471  (44.6%)
Females: 15,491  (55.4%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60438.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,958 (it was $47,554 in 2000)
Lansing:

$49,958
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,042 (it was $22,547 in 2000)

Lansing village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,648 (it was $115,600 in 2000)
Lansing:

$136,648
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $318,646; detached houses: $328,836; townhouses or other attached units: $310,531; in 2-unit structures: $309,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,452; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,380; mobile homes: $43,489; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $660,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,011.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lansing: 101.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.2%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.3% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lansing, IL (2017)
    • 12,06242.8%White alone
    • 10,83438.5%Black alone
    • 4,23415.0%Hispanic
    • 4941.8%Two or more races
    • 3181.1%Asian alone
    • 310.1%American Indian alone

Races in Lansing detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Lansing, Illinois as of August 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lansing is 743 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Lansing by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.4)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.5)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(3.6)
3
(11.0)
3
(11.1)
8
(29.8)
3
(11.2)
5
(19.2)
23
(80.9)
30
(105.4)
16
(56.1)
8
(28.0)
10
(35.3)
13
(46.4)
13
(46.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(130.6)
37
(135.4)
33
(121.8)
42
(156.4)
27
(101.2)
16
(61.4)
38
(133.7)
27
(94.8)
57
(199.9)
55
(192.6)
70
(246.9)
66
(235.4)
45
(161.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(90.7)
16
(58.6)
26
(96.0)
42
(156.4)
30
(112.5)
28
(107.4)
40
(140.8)
35
(122.9)
36
(126.2)
18
(63.0)
32
(112.9)
20
(71.3)
28
(100.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
173
(627.4)
217
(794.2)
168
(620.1)
249
(927.3)
267
(1,001)
225
(862.9)
222
(781.3)
238
(835.9)
157
(550.5)
177
(619.9)
271
(956.0)
225
(802.5)
116
(415.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
782
(2,836)
828
(3,030)
907
(3,348)
810
(3,016)
815
(3,056)
1,136
(4,357)
1,033
(3,635)
1,023
(3,593)
939
(3,292)
1,152
(4,034)
1,527
(5,387)
1,628
(5,806)
1,301
(4,662)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(366.3)
118
(431.9)
141
(520.4)
84
(312.8)
97
(363.7)
122
(467.9)
73
(256.9)
71
(249.4)
74
(259.5)
70
(245.1)
88
(310.4)
95
(338.8)
108
(387.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.4)
3
(11.2)
5
(18.7)
9
(34.5)
7
(24.6)
2
(7.0)
3
(10.5)
3
(10.5)
2
(7.1)
3
(10.7)
2
(7.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)246.9272.5298.3320.1283.3342.7353.7366.5321.1338.2439.2437.5366.6

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City-data.com crime index in Lansing, IL

Crime rate in Lansing detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 74 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Illinois average:

2.67
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Ancestries: Polish (5.7%), Dutch (5.0%), German (4.1%), Irish (3.0%), Italian (2.6%), American (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/30/1893

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 6.76 square miles.

Population density: 4,134 people per square mile   (average).

Lansing, Illinois map

2,782 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 2.4% Europe, 2.1% Africa).

This village:

9.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,709 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,917 (3.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (4.2 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (20.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Munster, IN (1.6 miles ),
Lynwood, IL (1.7 miles ),
Calumet City, IL (1.8 miles ),
Thornton, IL (1.9 miles ),
South Holland, IL (1.9 miles ),
Glenwood, IL (1.9 miles ),
Hammond, IN (2.0 miles ),
Ford Heights, IL (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.57 N, Longitude: 87.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,810 (-17.1%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,817 (14.1%)

Area code: 708

Distribution of median household income in Lansing, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lansing, IL in 2017
Lansing satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $209,200
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2002: 59 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Lansing, IL residents
Average permit cost in Lansing, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

4.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lansing, IL
Historical housing units in Lansing, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in Lansing, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Lansing, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Lansing, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lansing, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.4. This is worse than average.

City:

96.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.50
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.83
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0247. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0247
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Lansing-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Lansing village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lansing-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.1 miles away from Lansing center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 190.7 miles away from Lansing center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 247.8 miles away from Lansing center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 214.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from Lansing center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lansing topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lansing:

  • BLUE SKIES HOSPICE OF ILLINOIS (17825 WENTWORTH)
  • HOSPICE OF THE CALUMET AREA IN (3224 RIDGE ROAD, SUITE 202 AND 203)
  • A AND Z HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (3232 RIDGE ROAD, SUITE 1)
  • ALLCARE HOME HEALTH, INC. (1905 BERNICE ROAD SUITE 1)
  • ANREX HEALTH CARE (3601 RIDGE ROAD)
  • DOMINION HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (3043 RIDGE ROAD, STE 102)
  • HEART AT HOME HEALTH CARE OF THE MIDWEST, LLC (3365 RIDGE ROAD, STE 3)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH, LLC (18525 TORRENCE AVENUE SUITE C5)
  • SAINT MARGARET MERCY HOME CARE (3224 RIDGE ROAD SUITE 202 203)
  • TRI-STATE NURSING AND REHAB CTR (2500 EAST 175TH STREET)

Amtrak stations near Lansing:

  • 5 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 7 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lansing:

  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 4 miles; Hammond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,343)
  • South Suburban College (about 5 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Prairie State College (about 6 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 11 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Chicago State University (about 12 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • Governors State University (about 13 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)

Public high school in Lansing:

Private high schools in Lansing:

  • ILLIANA CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 584, Location: 2261 INDIANA AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • LUTHER EAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 62, Location: 2750 GLENWOOD LANSING RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lansing:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lansing:

  • LANSING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 304, Location: 3660 RANDOLPH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 229, Location: 3014 RIDGE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 122, Location: 18144 GLEN TER, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lansing

Library in Lansing:

  • LANSING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,817,050; Location: 2750 INDIANA AVENUE; 120,049 books; 5,192 audio materials; 3,418 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 241 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add the official Village of Laning web site to your listing. www.villageoflansing.com

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lansing: Lansing Country Club (A), Lansing Fire Department Station 2 (B), Lansing Fire Department Station 4 (C), Lansing Fire Department Station 1 (D), Lansing Fire Department Station 3 (E), Lewis O Flom Lansing Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lansing Commons Shopping Center (1), The Landings Shopping Center (2), Lansing Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lansing include: First Baptist Church of Lansing (A), First Christian Church of Lansing (B), First Christian Reformed Church (C), First Reformed Church of Lansing (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Lansing Assembly of God Church (F), Lansing Bible Church (G), Lansing Church of Christ (H), Lansing Gospel Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Ridge Cemetery (1), First Reformed of Lansing Cemetery (2), Glen Oak Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lansing include: Schultz Park (1), Jaycee Park (2), Oakley Playlot (3), Rotary Park (4), Whitman Park (5), Winterhoff Park (6), Lan-Oak Park (7), Potts Park (8), Bock Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau (2304 173rd Street).

Hotels: Extended Stay America - Chicago/Lansing (2520 173rd/Bernice Rd), Holiday Inn (17356 Torrence Ave), Fairfield Inn - Chicago / Lansing (17301 Oak Ave), Days Inn Chicago South-Lansing (2249 Bernice Road), Comfort Suites Lansing (2235 West 173rd Street).

Birthplace of: Harry Smith (television) - Journalist.

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.6 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Lansing (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: The Landings Branch, Lansing Torrence Branch, Lansing Ridge Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Great Lakes Bank, National Association: Lansing Branch at 18120 South Torrence Avenue, branch established on 1994/11/21. Info updated 2007/12/05: Bank assets: $627.2 mil, Deposits: $501.8 mil, headquarters in Blue Island, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Great Lakes Financial Resources, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • First National Bank of Illinois: First National Bank Of Illinois at 3256 Ridge Road, branch established on 1945/09/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $376.2 mil, Deposits: $333.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Lansing Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Savings Bank of Hegewisch: 18207 Burnham Avenue Branch at 18207 Burnham Avenue, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $549.7 mil, Deposits: $487.5 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lansing Branch at 17150 Torrence Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Lansing Bm Branch at 16831 Torrence Ave, branch established on 2008/01/07. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Lansing:

Marital status in Lansing, IL
  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lansing:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lansing
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Lansing:

(Lansing, Illinois Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lansing, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
Cook County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lansing:

48.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lansing:

45.5%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Lansing:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lansing:

21.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lansing:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lansing:

34.9%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Lansing:

54.8%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lansing, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 54$438,535$97,4520$0
Firefighters 27$210,450$93,53313$14,043
Police - Other 17$82,885$58,50736$22,256
Local Libraries 13$44,540$41,11423$19,787
Streets and Highways 12$50,625$50,6250$0
Water Supply 10$47,304$56,7652$2,338
Other and Unallocable 8$28,790$43,18511$5,943
Financial Administration 6$29,125$58,2505$6,911
Sewerage 5$23,655$56,7720$0
Airports 4$20,236$60,7081$797
Other Government Administration 4$18,075$54,22510$13,585
Fire - Other 1$2,861$34,3320$0
Totals for Government 161$997,081$74,317101$85,660

Lansing government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,247,000 ($44.60)
    Sewerage: $960,000 ($34.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,528,000 ($412.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,899,000 ($175.20)
    Water Utilities: $3,981,000 ($142.37)
    Central Staff Services: $2,544,000 ($90.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,840,000 ($65.80)
    Libraries: $1,836,000 ($65.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,590,000 ($56.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,134,000 ($40.56)
    Sewerage: $1,123,000 ($40.16)
    General - Other: $880,000 ($31.47)
    Air Transportation: $772,000 ($27.61)
    General Public Buildings: $736,000 ($26.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $830,000 ($29.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $43,000 ($1.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,911,000 ($461.73)

Lansing government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,345,000 ($83.86)
    Sewerage: $1,392,000 ($49.78)
    Other: $523,000 ($18.70)
    Air Transportation: $514,000 ($18.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $556,000 ($19.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,956,000 ($69.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,725,000 ($61.69)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,937,000 ($176.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,870,000 ($281.45)
    Highways: $653,000 ($23.35)
    Other: $335,000 ($11.98)
  • Tax - Property: $13,554,000 ($484.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,147,000 ($76.78)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,891,000 ($67.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,358,000 ($48.57)
    Other License: $849,000 ($30.36)

Lansing government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,165,000 ($578.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,110,000 ($540.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,055,000 ($37.73)

Lansing government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,569,000 ($950.18)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)
Businesses in Lansing, IL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1IHOP1
AT&T1Just Tires1
Ace Hardware1Kincaid1
Advance Auto Parts1Kmart1
AutoZone1LA Fitness1
Bakers Square1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Country Buffet1
Burger King2Olive Garden1
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless1
Casual Male XL1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless2Red Roof Inn1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway3
Extended Stay America1Super 81
FedEx6T-Mobile2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS6
Holiday Inn1Walgreens2
Honda1Walmart1
Howard Johnson1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lansing:

  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lansing:

  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Lansing:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Lansing fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 469ft / 143mTotal length
  • $1,637,000Total costs
  • 1,431,825Total average daily traffic
  • 338,697Total average daily truck traffic
  • 678,088Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lansing, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 222000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lansing, IL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lansing)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lansing, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lansing)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lansing)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED102$125,02850$95,605311$132,85315$61,7693$531,19331$84,2521$233,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$168,3658$94,13551$141,5986$39,3700$02$58,2100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$135,56320$78,224191$147,31127$43,3710$013$82,4511$74,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$136,6471$94,44075$141,2945$61,0080$07$74,3000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$183,6202$86,86037$156,9412$69,7200$01$100,3100$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8279.01 , 8279.02, 8280.00, 8281.00, 8282.01, 8282.02, 8285.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$127,5932$157,7401$117,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$108,7695$146,7820$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$115,5753$124,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$103,9800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8279.01 , 8279.02, 8280.00, 8281.00, 8282.01, 8282.02, 8285.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lansing, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lansing, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 135. The highest number of reported fires - 188 took place in 2004, and the least - 95 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Lansing, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.9%), and Outside Fires (23.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lansing, IL
    • 1,25854.9%Structure Fires
    • 53523.4%Outside Fires
    • 43418.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 642.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lansing, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lansing, Illinois:

  • Howard Johnson, 17301 Oak Ave, Lansing, Illinois 60438 , Phone: (708) 474-6900, Fax: (708) 474-6908
  • Holiday Inn Of Lansing, 17356 Torrence Ave, Lansing, Illinois 60438 , Phone: (708) 474-6300, Fax: (708) 474-9695
  • Super 8 Motel Lansing, 2151 Bernice Rd, Lansing, Illinois 60438 , Phone: (708) 418-8884, Fax: (708) 418-8896
  • Extended Stay America - Chicago - Lansing, 2520 173 Rd St, Lansing, Illinois 60438 , Phone: (708) 895-6402, Fax: (708) 895-9259
  • Comfort Suites, 2235 W 173rd St, Lansing, Illinois 60438 , Phone: (708) 418-3337, Fax: (708) 418-4340
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2323 172nd St, Lansing, Illinois 60438 , Phone: (708) 418-1188
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lansing, Illinois
Most common first names in Lansing, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John29374.7 years
Mary17479.8 years
William16672.2 years
Joseph15675.4 years
George13375.4 years
Robert13369.5 years
Edward12775.0 years
James10468.2 years
Helen10180.0 years
Frank9577.3 years
Most common last names in Lansing, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5076.0 years
Schultz4077.9 years
Smith3774.6 years
Carlson2572.0 years
Miller2273.2 years
Anderson2274.4 years
Brown2278.3 years
Davis2272.4 years
Martin2074.7 years
Thomas1973.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lansing, IL
  • 93.5%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lansing, IL
  • 65.8%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Lansing compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 13 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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