Lansing, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 116,986 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 55,514  (47.5%)
Females: 61,472  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48915, 48921, 48933.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,957 (it was $34,833 in 2000)
Lansing:

$39,957
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,795 (it was $17,924 in 2000)

Lansing city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,700 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Lansing:

$85,700
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $100,501; detached houses: $97,437; townhouses or other attached units: $125,724; in 2-unit structures: $111,284; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $41,474; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $63,020; mobile homes: $385,924

Median gross rent in 2017: $787.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lansing: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.3%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.2% for American Indian residents, 32.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.8% for other race residents, 48.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lansing, MI (2017)
    • 60,66152.5%White alone
    • 25,27221.9%Black alone
    • 14,61212.7%Hispanic
    • 7,6396.6%Two or more races
    • 6,4575.6%Asian alone
    • 4220.4%Other race alone
    • 3880.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 773 registered sex offenders living in Lansing, Michigan as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lansing is 152 to 1.


Crime rates in Lansing by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(6.8)
6
(5.2)
16
(14.1)
11
(9.6)
11
(9.7)
10
(8.9)
8
(7.0)
13
(11.3)
8
(7.0)
10
(8.8)
9
(7.8)
9
(7.8)
14
(12.0)
8
(6.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
115
(98.3)
105
(91.1)
92
(81.0)
95
(83.0)
89
(78.5)
97
(86.4)
90
(78.8)
92
(80.2)
127
(111.5)
117
(102.7)
118
(102.9)
142
(123.3)
108
(92.9)
149
(126.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
254
(217.0)
262
(227.4)
269
(236.7)
269
(235.1)
255
(224.9)
262
(233.4)
275
(240.8)
203
(177.0)
256
(224.7)
250
(219.5)
265
(231.0)
260
(225.7)
238
(204.6)
182
(155.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,030
(880.1)
800
(694.3)
867
(762.9)
806
(704.5)
845
(745.2)
867
(772.4)
796
(697.0)
770
(671.4)
813
(713.7)
895
(785.8)
935
(815.2)
930
(807.3)
961
(826.3)
962
(819.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,129
(964.7)
1,249
(1,084)
1,252
(1,102)
1,462
(1,278)
1,340
(1,182)
1,410
(1,256)
1,650
(1,445)
1,307
(1,140)
1,268
(1,113)
955
(838.4)
959
(836.1)
897
(778.7)
883
(759.2)
868
(739.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,204
(2,738)
2,928
(2,541)
2,517
(2,215)
2,484
(2,171)
2,341
(2,065)
2,544
(2,266)
2,397
(2,099)
2,203
(1,921)
2,329
(2,045)
2,252
(1,977)
2,140
(1,866)
2,053
(1,782)
2,267
(1,949)
2,252
(1,919)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
412
(352.0)
479
(415.7)
355
(312.4)
315
(275.3)
201
(177.3)
239
(212.9)
240
(210.1)
264
(230.2)
363
(318.7)
369
(324.0)
351
(306.0)
375
(325.5)
399
(343.1)
437
(372.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
43
(36.7)
43
(37.3)
53
(46.6)
54
(47.2)
33
(29.1)
34
(30.3)
24
(21.0)
39
(34.0)
31
(27.2)
21
(18.4)
19
(16.6)
18
(15.6)
30
(25.8)
22
(18.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)538.6501.1507.2495.4478.2507.0490.6449.2498.6486.4488.0495.2483.6483.9

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City-data.com crime index in Lansing, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 213 (188 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (9.1%), American (5.8%), Irish (4.6%), English (3.5%), Polish (1.9%), European (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 35.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,338 people per square mile   (average).

Lansing, Michigan map

9,508 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 2.3% Latin America).

This city:

8.1%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,115 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,983 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (77.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (171.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Edgemont Park, MI (1.7 miles ),
Waverly, MI (1.9 miles ),
East Lansing, MI (2.0 miles ),
Holt, MI (2.4 miles ),
Okemos, MI (2.6 miles ),
Dimondale, MI (2.6 miles ),
Haslett, MI (2.8 miles ),
De Witt, MI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.72 N, Longitude: 84.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26,174 (+22.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 25,904 (47.2%)

Area code: 517

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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1998: 59 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2003: 66 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2005: 135 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2006: 59 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2012: 43 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $263,000
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $322,100
  • 2015: 39 buildings, average cost: $317,400
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $317,400
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $327,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Lansing, MI residents
Average permit cost in Lansing, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Michigan:

4.4%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Lansing, MI
Historical housing units in Lansing, MI
Most common industries in Lansing, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Lansing, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)

Average climate in Lansing, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lansing, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.5. This is about average.

City:

65.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.22
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.684. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.684
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lansing-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Lansing city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 15.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lansing-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 229.6 miles away from Lansing center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.1 miles away from Lansing center
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) earthquake occurred 343.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 313.8 miles away from Lansing center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 6.1 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 Ingham County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lansing topographic map

Main business address for: NEOGEN CORP (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES), CAPITOL BANCORP LTD (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), MAXCO INC (WHOLESALE-MISCELLANEOUS NONDURABLE GOODS).

Hospitals in Lansing:

  • EDWARD W SPARROW HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1215 E MICHIGAN AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE ADVANTAGE INC (801 SOUTH WAVERLY ROAD SUITE 304)
  • HOSPICE OF LANSING (6035 EXECUTIVE DRIVE, STE #103)
  • INGHAM HOSPICE (825 EAST MICHIGAN)
  • MCLAREN - GREATER LANSING (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 401 W GREENLAWN AVE)
  • MICHIGAN CAPITAL MEDICAL CTR, GREENLAW (401 W GREENLAWN AVENUE)
  • SPARROW HOSPICE SERVICES (1210 WEST SAGINAW STREET)
  • SPARROW SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (1210 W SAGINAW)
  • ST LAWRENCE HOSPITAL (1210 W SAGINAW ST)

Nursing Homes in Lansing:

  • AUTUMNWOOD MANOR (1313 MARY AVE)
  • CAPITAL AREA HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (2100 E PROVINCIAL HOUSE DR)
  • IRMC - TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (2727 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • PINES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER, THE (707 ARMSTRONG)
  • TENDERCARE SOUTH (2100 PROVINCIAL DR)
  • TENDERCARE WEST (731 STARKWEATHER DR)

Dialysis Facilities in Lansing:

  • FMC - LANSING (3960 PATIENT CARE DR, SUITE 112)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - LANSING WEST (916 MALL DR E STE 100)
  • LANSING DIALYSIS OF FMC (2710 S WASHINGTON AVE)
  • SPARROW DIALYSIS - ST LAWRENCE CAMPUS (1210 W SAGINAW ST)

Home Health Centers in Lansing:

  • ACTIVE HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INC (1118 CENTENNIAL WAY)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF SPARROW (2909 E. GRAND RIVER)
  • MCLAREN VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE (2316 SOUTH CEDAR STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Lansing:

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Amtrak station near Lansing:

  • 4 miles: EAST LANSING (1240 S. HARRISON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Lansing:

  • Lansing Community College (Full-time enrollment: 12,822; Location: 419 N Capitol Ave; Public; Website: www.lcc.edu)
  • Career Quest Learning Centers-Lansing (Full-time enrollment: 562; Location: 3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cqlc.edu)
  • Ross Medical Education Center-Lansing (Full-time enrollment: 296; Location: 4106 W Saginaw Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rosseducation.edu)
  • Great Lakes Christian College (Full-time enrollment: 145; Location: 6211 W Willow Hwy; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.glcc.edu)
  • Thomas M Cooley Law Schoo (Full-time enrollment: 130; Location: 300 S Capitol Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cooley.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Lansing (Full-time enrollment: 85; Location: 3415 East Saginaw Street, Suite E; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • Dorsey Business Schools-Lansing (Full-time enrollment: 75; Location: 6250 South Cedar Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.dorsey.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lansing:

  • Michigan State University (about 5 miles; East Lansing, MI; Full-time enrollment: 41,736)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 27 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)
  • Spring Arbor University (about 36 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 40 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 42 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 48 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,877)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 48 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,405)

Biggest public high schools in Lansing:

  • EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,675, Location: 3900 STABLER ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,383, Location: 220 NORTH PENNSYLVANIA AVE, Grades: 7-12)
  • WAVERLY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,063, Location: 160 SNOW RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • J.W. SEXTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 980, Location: 102 MCPHERSON AVE, Grades: 7-12)
  • BEEKMAN CENTER (Students: 149, Location: 2901 WABASH RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST. VINCENT HOME (Students: 30, Location: 2800 WEST WILLOW ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • BLENDED LEARNING ACADEMIES CREDIT RECOVERY HIGH SC (Location: 1754 E CLARK RD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • INSIGHT SCHOOL OF MICHIGAN (Location: 6512 CENTURION DR, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • INGHAM ACADEMY/FAMILY CENTER (Location: 1601 WEST HOLMES RD, Grades: 7-12)
  • WOODCREEK ACHIEVEMENT CENTER (Location: 4000 WOODCREEK LN, Grades: 7-12)

Private high schools in Lansing:

  • LANSING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 601, Location: 3405 BELLE CHASE WAY, Grades: PK-12)
  • NEW COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 95, Location: 4415 W ST JOSEPH HWY, Grades: KG-12)
  • GREATER LANSING ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 53, Location: 5330 W ST JOE HWY, Grades: PK-10)
  • LANSING BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 20, Location: 1902 E CAVANAUGH RD, Grades: UG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lansing:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lansing:

  • ST GERARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 517, Location: 4433 W WILLOW HWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY-ST CASMIR SCHOOL (Students: 259, Location: 3830 ROSEMONT ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 227, Location: 7910 E ST JOE HWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • RESURRECTION SCHOOL (Students: 190, Location: 1527 E MICHIGAN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE (Students: 145, Location: 2100 W SAINT JOSEPH ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • EMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 70, Location: 1001 N CAPITOL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • PAM'S ACADEMY OF CHAMPIONS (Students: 55, Location: 1205 PIERCE RD, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Lansing

Libraries in Lansing:

  • CAPITAL AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,089,318; Location: 401 SOUTH CAPITOL AVENUE; 520,205 books; 3,783 e-books; 62,093 audio materials; 52,621 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 1,506 print serial subscriptions)
  • DELTA TOWNSHIP DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,647,981; Location: 5130 DAVENPORT DRIVE; 25,943 books; 3,538 audio materials; 2,217 video materials; 134 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lansing is home to the Michigan Walk of Fame, http://www.michiganwalkoffame.com, a walking exhibit that honors Michigan residents including Stevie Wonder, Helen Thomas, Jeff Daniels, Rosa Parks, President Gerald R. Ford and others.
  • Dewitt is a seperate city outside of Lansing but you have their High school as part of Lansing.
  • Walter French Academy is closed.
  • The radio stations broadcasting at 1180AM and 96.5 FM have been bought by Macdonald Broadcasting the owner of 101.7FM

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lansing: Lansing Country Club (A), Groesbeck Municipal Golf Course (B), College Fields Golf Club (C), Red Cedar Golf Course (D), Potter Park Zoo (E), Sycamore Driving Range (F), Oldsmobile Park (G), Lansing Police Department (H), Foster Library (I), South Lansing Library (J), Telephone Pioneer Museum (K), Michigan Historical Center (L), Impression Five Science Center (M), R E Olds Transportation Museum (N), Museum of Surveying (O), Lansing City Hall (P), Capital Area District Library (Q), Michigan State Capitol Building (R), Charter Township of Lansing Fire Department Station 52 (S), Lansing Fire and Rescue Station 5 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Frandor Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Lansing include: NEOGEN CORP (A), CAPITOL BANCORP LTD (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lansing include: Maranatha Church (A), Saint Michael Church (B), Saint Stephens Church (C), Child Evangelism Fellowship Church (D), South Lansing Christian Church (E), Cristo Rey Parish Church (F), Ebeneezer House (G), Saint Andrew Dung Lac Church (H), Community of Christ Capital (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Mount Hope Cemetery (2), North Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Jones Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Sycamore Creek (A), Red Cedar River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lansing include: Scott Park (1), Scott Woods Park (2), Shubell Park (3), Stabler Park (4), Sycamore Park (5), Tecumseh Park (6), Waldo Park (7), Walsh Park (8), Washington Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Davis Complex (Museums; 1136 Shepard St) (1), Bridge Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3401 East Saginaw Street Suite 105) (2), Holiday Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3101 East Grand River Avenue) (3), Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau (1223 Turner Street Suite 200) (4), Big Daddy Productions (Arcades & Amusements; 913 W. Holmes Road Suite 100) (5), Capital City Riverfest (Tours & Charters; 125 West Main Street) (6), Bell Motel (Tours & Charters; 16047 South US Highway 27) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Burkewood Inn (3216 West Main Street) (1), American Gothic Eatery & Pub (7501 West Saginaw Highway) (2), Four Seasons Ceramics & Gifts (5124 North Grand River Avenue) (3), Deluxe Inn (112 East Main Street) (4), Best Western Midway Hotel (7711 West Saginaw Highway) (5), Best Western Governor's Inn Conference Center (6133 South Pennsylvania Avenue) (6), Hampton Inn Lansing Airport (525 North Canal Road) (7), Courtyard by Marriott (2710 Lake) (8), Harley Hotel (3600 Dunckel Rd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Ingham County - R George Economy-Chief Probate Judge Family Dvson- Circuit Court Family Divi (313 West Kalamazoo) (1), United States Government - Resident Deputy in Charge- Court Clerk's Office- US District C (315 West Allegan Street) (2), United States Government - Fowler Customers- District Office- Lansing Of (5210 Perry Robinson Circle) (3), Ingham County - Probate Court- Judge Richard J Garcia (313 West Kalamazoo Street) (4), United States Government - Courts Us- District Court Judges- Us District Court- District J (315 West Allegan Street) (5), Michigan State - Senate- Senators' Offices- McManus Michelle Distric (905 Farnum Building) (6), Ingham County - Friend of the Court (303 West Kalamazoo Street) (7), Ingham County - Court of Claims- Circuit Court- Judges-Family Division- Judge Laura B (313 West Kalamazoo Street) (8), Michigan State - Supreme Court- Court Commissioners (Hall Of Justice) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Burt Reynolds - Football player, Madison Hubbell - Figure skater, John Hughes (filmmaker) - Film director, Keiffer Hubbell - Figure skater, Merv Pregulman - Football player, Steven Seagal - (born 1951), action movie actor, Larry Page - Computer scientist, Harry Kipke - Football, Magic Johnson - (born 1959), basketball player, T. J. Hensick - Ice hockey player.

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

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

MDOT GRAYLING REST AREA R403 (Population served: 12,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TAHQ. FALLS ST PK UPPER DAYUSE (Population served: 3,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MDNR OLD 131 CAMPGROUND A (Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MDOT - ROCKFORD, R525 (Population served: 1,814, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MDOT -ITHACA, R632 (Population served: 1,463, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
MDOT, REST AREA R625 (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
YANKEE SPRGS ST. PARK, DAY USE (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MID-MICHIGAN MEGA MALL (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005), St Site Visit (enforcement) (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lansing that have no violations reported:

  • DELTA CHARTER TOWNSHIP (Population served: 22,300, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • PINCKNEY REC AREA-HALFMOON BCH (Population served: 5,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINCKNEY REC AREA-SILVER LAKE (Population served: 5,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TAHQ. FALLS ST. PK., LWR FALLS (Population served: 3,300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SOUTH HIGGINS LAKE STATE PARK (Population served: 2,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDOT - WATERVLIET, R706 (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCLAIN STATE PARK-CAMPGROUND (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCLAIN STATE PARK-CONCESSIONS (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDOT - FENTON, R624 (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TAHQ. FALLS ST. PK., RIVERMOUTH CAMPGROUND (Population served: 918, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Lansing in 2010:

  • 352 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 232 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 223 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 120 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 46 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 30 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lansing in 2000:

  • 314 people in nursing homes
  • 211 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 62 people in other group homes
  • 61 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 59 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 49 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Lansing (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Comerica Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Bank of America, National Association: Delta Branch, Southland Branch, Frandor Branch, South Pointe Branch, Tower Building Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: South Cedar Branch, S. Pennsylvaia Branch, West Lansing Financial Center Branch, Stadium District. 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
  • Citizens Bank: West Saginaw Highway Branch, Valley Farms Branch, East Saginaw Branch, Lakewood Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Saginaw Branch, Washington Square Branch, South Pennsylvania Branch, Frandor 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.
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Towne Center In-Store Branch, Lansing Branch, South Cedar Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Capitol National Bank: Branch at 644 Migaldi Drive, branch established on 2003/03/04; at 200 Washington Square North, branch established on 1982/11/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $153.9 mil, Deposits: $142.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Capitol Bancorp Ltd.

For population 15 years and over in Lansing:

Marital status in Lansing, MI
  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Lansing:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Neighborhoods in Lansing:

(Lansing, Michigan Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lansing, MI (based on Ingham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic44,63716
Evangelical Protestant32,440130
Mainline Protestant22,06273
Other9,00036
Black Protestant3,4608
Orthodox8406
None168,456-
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: 57
Here:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Ingham County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
Ingham County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Ingham County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 197
Ingham County:

7.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ingham County:

8.2%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ingham County:

28.7%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lansing:

48.2%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.9%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Lansing:

29.0
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Lansing:

55.9%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Lansing:

80.8%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lansing, MI 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
Other and Unallocable 378$2,562,102$81,33710$8,371
Electric Power 318$2,553,257$96,3495$3,815
Police Protection - Officers 202$1,069,953$63,5620$0
Firefighters 176$919,552$62,6970$0
Financial Administration 90$398,975$53,1970$0
Streets and Highways 85$353,828$49,95210$11,193
Water Supply 84$638,342$91,1923$1,907
Police - Other 79$315,270$47,88941$39,845
Judicial and Legal 56$207,244$44,4090$0
Sewerage 54$242,593$53,9100$0
Parks and Recreation 48$185,320$46,33050$25,694
Other Government Administration 36$140,732$46,9110$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 36$176,785$58,9280$0
Solid Waste Management 19$67,174$42,4260$0
Fire - Other 7$28,968$49,6590$0
Welfare 6$20,878$41,7560$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1,674$9,880,973$70,831119$90,825

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $37,126,000 ($317.35)
    Water Utilities: $7,035,000 ($60.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,274,000 ($36.53)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $238,833,000 ($2041.55)
    Police Protection: $37,298,000 ($318.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,145,000 ($283.32)
    Water Utilities: $25,725,000 ($219.90)
    General - Other: $25,425,000 ($217.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,799,000 ($186.34)
    Regular Highways: $16,915,000 ($144.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,150,000 ($129.50)
    Sewerage: $14,527,000 ($124.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,754,000 ($57.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,850,000 ($50.01)
    Central Staff Services: $5,729,000 ($48.97)
    General Public Buildings: $5,639,000 ($48.20)
    Financial Administration: $4,652,000 ($39.77)
    Parking Facilities: $4,080,000 ($34.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,360,000 ($20.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $696,000 ($5.95)
    Libraries: $144,000 ($1.23)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,227,000 ($104.52)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $187,124,000 ($1599.54)
    Corporate Bonds: $99,213,000 ($848.08)
    Benefit Payments: $51,495,000 ($440.18)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $50,654,000 ($432.99)
    Other Investments - Other: $18,471,000 ($157.89)
    Withdrawals: $147,000 ($1.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,419,000 ($63.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $101,000 ($0.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parking Facilities: $181,000 ($1.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $87,000 ($0.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $53,807,000 ($459.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,973,000 ($16.87)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $32,369,000 ($276.69)
    Other: $9,508,000 ($81.27)
    Parking Facilities: $7,090,000 ($60.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,389,000 ($54.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,499,000 ($47.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,956,000 ($16.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,722,000 ($14.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $313,000 ($2.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $3,891,000 ($33.26)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-15,528,000 ($-132.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $23,642,000 ($202.09)
    Highways: $2,260,000 ($19.32)
    Other: $805,000 ($6.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,352,000 ($20.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $748,000 ($6.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $21,664,000 ($185.18)
    Interest Earnings: $3,469,000 ($29.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,456,000 ($29.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,626,000 ($22.45)
    Sale of Property: $461,000 ($3.94)
    Special Assessments: $455,000 ($3.89)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $322,205,000 ($2754.22)
    Water Utilities: $39,024,000 ($333.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,911,000 ($118.91)
    Highways: $11,869,000 ($101.46)
    Other: $1,690,000 ($14.45)
  • Tax - Property: $42,788,000 ($365.75)
    Individual Income: $34,573,000 ($295.53)
    Other License: $1,560,000 ($13.33)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $582,199,000 ($4976.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $555,232,000 ($4746.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,588,000 ($355.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,790,000 ($229.00)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,955,000 ($213.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,621,000 ($124.98)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,835,000 ($15.69)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,448,000 ($55.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $83,003,000 ($709.51)
    Total Federal Securities: $52,250,000 ($446.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $293,755,000 ($2511.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,956,000 ($213.32)

7.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Ingham County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Eaton County, MI  1.57% ($36,760 average AGI)
from Clinton County, MI  0.80% ($42,781)
from Oakland County, MI  0.30% ($56,547)


8.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Ingham County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Eaton County, MI  1.68% ($37,683 average AGI)
to Clinton County, MI  0.84% ($51,785)
to Oakland County, MI  0.37% ($50,989)
Businesses in Lansing, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2KFC4
ALDI1Kincaid1
AT&T3Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger3
Aeropostale2La-Z-Boy2
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Bryant2
Ann Taylor1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's2LensCrafters1
Arby's6Little Caesars Pizza5
Audi1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone5Lowe's2
Banana Republic1Macy's1
Barnes & Noble1Marriott4
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets21
Bed Bath & Beyond1Mazda1
Blockbuster2McDonald's11
Budget Car Rental1Meijer2
Burger King7Men's Wearhouse2
Burlington Coat Factory1Menards2
CVS2Motel 61
Carson Pirie Scott1Motherhood Maternity3
Casual Male XL1New Balance1
Catherines1Nike8
Charlotte Russe1OfficeMax2
Chevrolet2Outback1
Chipotle1Outback Steakhouse1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread2
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless3
Coldwater Creek1Penske1
ColorTyme1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports2
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL2Popeyes1
Dairy Queen2Pottery Barn1
Days Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Deb1Quality2
Decora Cabinetry4Quiznos2
Dennys1RadioShack3
Discount Tire3Ramada1
Domino's Pizza5Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Red Robin1
Dressbarn1Red Roof Inn2
Ethan Allen1Rite Aid6
Express1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Famous Footwear1Sam's Club2
Fashion Bug2Sears2
FedEx19Sprint Nextel2
Finish Line1Staples2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks1
Foot Locker1Steak 'n Shake2
Ford1Subaru1
Forever 211Subway19
GNC6Super 81
GameStop5T-Mobile9
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill2Taco Bell3
Gymboree1Talbots1
H&R Block5Target2
Haworth1Tim Hortons5
Hilton1Toyota1
Hobby Lobby1Toys"R"Us2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul9
Home Depot1UPS61
Hot Topic1Value City Furniture1
Houlihan's1Vans2
J.Crew1Verizon Wireless3
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Volkswagen1
Johnny Rockets1Walgreens5
Jones New York4Walmart2
Journeys1Wendy's6
Justice1YMCA4

Strongest AM radio stations in Lansing:

  • WILS (1320 AM; 5 kW; LANSING, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJIM (1240 AM; 1 kW; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WXLA (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DIMONDALE, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WVFN (730 AM; 1 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lansing:

  • WHZZ (101.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMK (99.1 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITL-FM (100.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLNZ (89.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJIM-FM (97.5 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMMQ (94.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W284AH (104.7 FM; LANSING, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDBM (88.9 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEE OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIV)
  • WLGH (88.1 FM; LEROY TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Lansing:

  • W69BJ (Channel 69; LANSING, MI; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
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
  • 324Number of bridges
  • 3,261ft / 994mTotal length
  • $12,910,000Total costs
  • 4,791,375Total average daily traffic
  • 333,634Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lansing, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 111950-1959
  • 1061960-1969
  • 861970-1979
  • 361980-1989
  • 191990-1999
  • 342000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lansing, MI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lansing)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 525 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lansing, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 123 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 500 (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: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 33 full and 16 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 ORIGINATED514$76,962215$71,254892$93,702150$17,5197$255,087154$59,6825$80,424
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$63,79616$71,276120$87,25915$25,2850$024$49,9483$33,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED95$61,75363$60,626528$87,300174$17,7570$073$54,0292$30,525
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN44$70,54024$67,316306$92,92148$17,5431$2,450,00024$52,7540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$88,7552$96,76559$93,5987$43,1371$1,050,0004$82,0150$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 49 tracts in Lansing, MI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full and 15 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$94,90223$110,2150$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$98,28815$105,4232$87,015
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$65,1708$114,1290$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$104,8492$154,6100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$67,0000$01$54,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lansing, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lansing, MI - 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 459. The highest number of reported fires - 590 took place in 2018, and the least - 163 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lansing, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.3%), and Outside Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lansing, MI
    • 3,84449.3%Structure Fires
    • 1,92424.7%Outside Fires
    • 1,41918.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6117.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lansing, MI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lansing, Michigan:

  • Best Western Plus Lansing Hotel, 6820 S Cedar St, Lansing, Michigan 48911 , Phone: (517) 694-8123, Fax: (517) 455-8238
  • Crowne Plaza Lansing West, 925 S Creyts Rd, Lansing, Michigan 48917 , Phone: (517) 323-7100, Fax: (517) 323-2180
  • Comfort Inn, 525 N Canal Rd, Lansing, Michigan 48917 , Phone: (517) 627-8381, Fax: (517) 627-5502
  • WHI, 111 N Grand Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48933 , Phone: (517) 482-0188, Fax: (517) 487-6646
  • Quality Suites Hotel, 901 Delta Commerce Dr, Lansing, Michigan 48917 , Phone: (517) 886-0600, Fax: (517) 886-0103
  • Courtyard By Marriott/Lansing, 2710 Lk Lansing Rd, Lansing, Michigan 48912 , Phone: (517) 482-0500, Fax: (517) 482-0557
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1100 Ramada Dr, Lansing, Michigan 48911 , Phone: (517) 394-7200, Fax: (517) 394-0941
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 922 Delta Commerce Dr, Lansing, Michigan 48917 , Phone: (517) 886-5030, Fax: (517) 886-5030
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lansing, Michigan
Most common first names in Lansing, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary85878.4 years
John82073.2 years
William80074.5 years
Robert75170.1 years
James63869.5 years
Charles53174.1 years
Helen44879.3 years
George43275.4 years
Margaret40879.8 years
Dorothy40477.6 years
Most common last names in Lansing, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith52075.2 years
Miller29074.4 years
Johnson26673.8 years
Williams23872.4 years
Brown22574.1 years
Jones21071.8 years
Davis17573.5 years
Clark16575.3 years
Wilson15172.9 years
Taylor12672.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lansing, MI
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lansing, MI
  • 75.2%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Lansing compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.

Lansing on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 (48933) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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