Lansing, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 28,508 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 13,116  (46.0%)
Females: 15,392  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60438.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,299 (it was $47,554 in 2000)
Lansing:

$49,299
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,466 (it was $22,547 in 2000)

Lansing village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $122,726 (it was $115,600 in 2000)
Lansing:

$122,726
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $159,500; Detached houses: $164,042; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,607; In 2-unit structures: $168,957; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $198,239; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,754; Mobile homes: $291,668

Median gross rent in 2012: $913.

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Lansing races chart
  • White alone - 14,681 (51.8%)
  • Black alone - 8,847 (31.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4,103 (14.5%)
  • Two or more races - 363 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 255 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 39 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lansing: 103.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.7%), Polish (10.7%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (7.1%), Dutch (6.7%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/30/1893

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 6.76 square miles.

Population density: 4,215 people per square mile   (average).

Lansing,IL real estate house value index trend

Lansing, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Lansing:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lansing village:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1,817 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This village:  6.4%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Lansing, Illinois as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lansing to the number of sex offenders is 1,295 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,652 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,266 (2.3%)

Lansing satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.57 N, Longitude: 87.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,221 (-14.8%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,015 (15.5%)

Area code: 708

Lansing household income distribution Lansing home values distribution

Crime rates in Lansing by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000000210201
per 100,000 3.50.00.00.00.00.00.07.43.70.07.70.03.5
Rapes 002221338352330
per 100,000 0.00.07.17.17.13.611.011.129.811.219.280.9105.4
Robberies 42344444463637334227163827
per 100,000 148.2120.0155.3156.3164.4130.6135.4121.8156.4101.261.4133.794.8
Assaults 18151919202516264230284035
per 100,000 63.552.967.167.571.590.758.696.0156.4112.5107.4140.8122.9
Burglaries 116125160160210173217168249267225222238
per 100,000 409.4441.2564.7568.3750.6627.4794.2620.1927.31001.0862.9781.3835.9
Thefts 8129181,0091,0099037828289078108151,1361,0331,023
per 100,000 2866.03240.23561.33583.63227.82836.03030.33347.73016.43055.64356.73635.33593.1
Auto thefts 15114216016014210111814184971227371
per 100,000 533.0501.2564.7568.3507.6366.3431.9520.4312.8363.7467.9256.9249.4
Arson 0433020235972
per 100,000 0.014.110.610.70.07.30.07.411.218.734.524.67.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 263.5260.3308.4310.3307.1260.0287.0314.2337.1298.3360.9372.5386.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Lansing: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lansing, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 Lansing 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 the city 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lansing topographic map

Birthplace of: Harry Smith (television) - Journalist.

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 school in Lansing:

  • ILLIANA CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 676; Location: 2261 INDIANA AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lansing:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lansing:

  • LANSING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 3660 RANDOLPH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 3014 RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 18144 GLEN TER; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 18100 WENTWORTH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ALBERT J SHEGOG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: 2015 175TH ST; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Lansing, map of school districts: LANSING SCHOOL DISTRICT 158, SUNNYBROOK SCHOOL DISTRICT 171, THORNTON FRACTIONAL TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 215

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 177. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

177
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.5%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.8% for other race residents, 1.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Lansing, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Lansing compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lansing, Illinois:

  • Best Western Inn, 2505 Bernice Rd, Lansing, IL 60438 , Phone: (708) 895-7810, Fax: (708) 895-7688
  • Howard Johnson, 17301 Oak Ave, Lansing, IL 60438 , Phone: (708) 474-6900, Fax: (708) 474-6908
  • Holiday Inn Of Lansing, 17356 Torrence Ave, Lansing, IL 60438 , Phone: (708) 474-6300, Fax: (708) 474-9695
  • Super 8 Motel Lansing, 2151 Bernice Rd, Lansing, IL 60438 , Phone: (708) 418-8884, Fax: (708) 418-8896
  • Pioneer Motel, 176TH & Torrence Ave, Lansing, IL 60438 , Phone: (708) 474-0816
  • Red Roof Inn Chicago Lansing, 2450 E 173RD St, Lansing, IL 60438 , Phone: (708) 895-9570
  • Extended Stay America, 2520 173RD St, Lansing, IL 60438 , Phone: (708) 895-6402, Fax: (708) 895-9259
  • Sleep Inn, 2255 W 173RD St, Lansing, IL 60438 , Phone: (708) 418-3700
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lansing, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lansing travel time to work - commute Lansing mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Lansing:

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Religion statistics for Lansing village (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here: 57.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Cook County:

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:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$22,594$54,2260$0
Other Government Administration 9$45,374$60,4998$9,184
Police Protection - Officers 54$410,881$91,3070$0
Police - Other 18$69,810$46,54040$24,734
Firefighters 27$189,421$84,18714$10,108
Fire - Other 1$2,683$32,1960$0
Streets and Highways 18$70,565$47,0430$0
Airports 4$14,809$44,4270$0
Sewerage 5$23,710$56,9040$0
Water Supply 10$44,787$53,7443$2,580
Local Libraries 14$42,422$36,36224$16,477
Other and Unallocable 7$24,589$42,15312$6,995
Totals for Government 172$961,645$67,092101$70,078

Lansing government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $964,000 ($33.82)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,209,000 ($287.95)
    Central Staff Services: $3,502,000 ($122.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,876,000 ($100.88)
    Water Utilities: $2,083,000 ($73.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,698,000 ($59.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,448,000 ($50.79)
    Libraries: $1,421,000 ($49.85)
    Financial Administration: $751,000 ($26.34)
    General - Other: $642,000 ($22.52)
    Sewerage: $587,000 ($20.59)
    Air Transportation: $503,000 ($17.64)
    General Public Buildings: $410,000 ($14.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000 ($3.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,240,000 ($43.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,264,000 ($430.20)

Lansing government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,261,000 ($44.23)
    Air Transportation: $904,000 ($31.71)
    Sewerage: $746,000 ($26.17)
    All Other: $210,000 ($7.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $100,000 ($3.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,762,000 ($61.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,055,000 ($37.01)
    Interest Earnings: $240,000 ($8.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,646,000 ($92.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,353,000 ($257.93)
    Highways: $816,000 ($28.62)
    All Other: $459,000 ($16.10)
  • Tax - Property: $15,908,000 ($558.02)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,481,000 ($87.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $986,000 ($34.59)
    Other License: $550,000 ($19.29)

Lansing government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,292,000 ($1062.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,577,000 ($862.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,715,000 ($200.47)

Lansing government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,224,000 ($463.87)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lansing fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 80 meters (262ft)
Total costs: $2,785,000
Total average daily traffic: 546,168
Total average daily truck traffic: 153,140

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 8
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: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lansing, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (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: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lansing)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lansing)
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 140
  • Hazardous Condition: 128
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Lansing

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lansing, IL
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
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

Lansing on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 (60438) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Serbian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (60438) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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