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Population in 2012: 28,479 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 

Males: 13,103  (46.0%)
Females: 15,376  (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

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 2011: 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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  • 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%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lansing: 103.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.1%), Polish (11.1%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (7.2%), Dutch (6.9%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/30/1893

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 6.76 square miles.

Population density: 4,210 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Lansing:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lansing village:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

1,803 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.0% 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 December 20, 2014.
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%)

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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
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.57 N, Longitude: 87.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,137 (-14.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,014 (15.6%)

Area code: 708

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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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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

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Lansing, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Illinois:

9.5%

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%)

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Tornado activity:

Lansing-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 137% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from Lansing center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lansing topographic map

Birthplace of: Harry Smith (television) - Journalist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Lansing:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Lansing, IL

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: 6,151)
  • South Suburban College (about 5 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Prairie State College (about 6 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,252)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 11 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • Chicago State University (about 12 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest (about 12 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,581)

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.4. This is about average.
City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0155. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0155
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.271. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.14
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.8. This is about average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.10
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lansing and their reported violations in the past:

TWIN LAKES CAMP-MAIN WELL (Serves IN, Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lansing, IL

83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Lansing compared to Illinois state average:

Lansing, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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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 (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

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
Here:

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.
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
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$64,343$64,3430$0
Other Government Administration 11$60,931$66,4700$0
Police Protection - Officers 61$294,462$57,9270$0
Police - Other 20$70,341$42,2050$0
Firefighters 67$314,182$56,2710$0
Fire - Other 1$3,011$36,1320$0
Streets and Highways 22$52,080$28,4070$0
Airports 3$3,691$14,7640$0
Solid Waste Management 17$79,102$55,8370$0
Sewerage 5$12,310$29,5440$0
Water Supply 10$24,620$29,5440$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,260$63,1203$2,376
Totals for Government 230$984,333$51,3573$2,376

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $964,000 ($33.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,209,000 ($288.25)
    Central Staff Services: $3,502,000 ($122.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,876,000 ($100.99)
    Water Utilities: $2,083,000 ($73.14)
    Regular Highways: $1,698,000 ($59.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,448,000 ($50.84)
    Libraries: $1,421,000 ($49.90)
    Financial Administration: $751,000 ($26.37)
    General - Other: $642,000 ($22.54)
    Sewerage: $587,000 ($20.61)
    Air Transportation: $503,000 ($17.66)
    General Public Buildings: $410,000 ($14.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $106,000 ($3.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,240,000 ($43.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,264,000 ($430.63)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,261,000 ($44.28)
    Air Transportation: $904,000 ($31.74)
    Sewerage: $746,000 ($26.19)
    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 ($61.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,055,000 ($37.04)
    Interest Earnings: $240,000 ($8.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,646,000 ($92.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,353,000 ($258.19)
    Highways: $816,000 ($28.65)
    All Other: $459,000 ($16.12)
  • Tax - Property: $15,908,000 ($558.59)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,481,000 ($87.12)
    Public Utilities Sales: $986,000 ($34.62)
    Other License: $550,000 ($19.31)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,292,000 ($1063.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,577,000 ($862.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,715,000 ($200.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,224,000 ($464.34)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

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
AT&T1Kincaid1
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
AutoZone1LA Fitness1
Bakers Square1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Country Buffet1
Burger King2Olive Garden1
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless1
Casual Male XL1PetSmart1
Comfort Suites1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Curves1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
Extended Stay America1Subway3
FedEx6Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS6
Howard Johnson1Walgreens2
IHOP1Walmart1
Just Tires1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Lansing, IL


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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Total of 23 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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