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Lansing, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Lansing,MI index of house prices

Total population: 114,620 (All urban)

Houses: 55,918 (49,334 occupied: 24,485 owner occupied, 24,849 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

50%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,595 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $44,741.

Median contract rent in 2016: $454 (lower quartile is $362, upper quartile is $549)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $783


Median gross rent in Lansing, MI in 2016: $498

Housing units in Lansing with a mortgage: 15,491 (757 second mortgage, 1,326 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,994

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,421

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,035

Median monthly housing costs: $788


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Lansing, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $79,200 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Lansing:

$79,200
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,600 - $113,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $95,873
Here:

$95,873
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $48,942
Here:

$48,942
State:

$161,083

In 2-unit structures: $72,994
Here:

$72,994
State:

$125,779

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $72,255
Here:

$72,255
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $9,213
Here:

$9,213
State:

$51,900
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 117,400
  • In family households: 77,944 (8,310 male householders, 14,320 female householders)
    13,704 spouses, 29,727 children (28,174 natural, 352 adopted, 1,201 stepchildren), 2,924 grandchildren, 1,457 brothers or sisters, 1,334 parents, 2,564 other relatives, 3,604 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 38,475 (13,737 male householders (9,720 living alone)), 12,967 female householders (9,766 living alone)), 11,771 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 981

Size of family households: 8,061 2-persons, 6,046 3-persons, 4,035 4-persons, 2,970 5-persons, 853 6-persons, 665 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 19,486 1-person, 5,513 2-persons, 1,161 3-persons, 371 4-persons, 125 5-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

10,725 married couples with children.
11,834 single-parent households (913 men, 10,921 women).

87.7% of residents of Lansing speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (38% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 7,932 (6.8%)
(33.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lansing, Michigan:

  • 53no bedroom
  • 4621 bedroom
  • 6,8722 bedrooms
  • 12,8513 bedrooms
  • 3,6514 bedrooms
  • 5965+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lansing, Michigan:

  • 825no bedroom
  • 7,0261 bedroom
  • 9,4912 bedrooms
  • 5,2823 bedrooms
  • 1,8714 bedrooms
  • 3545+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lansing in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,526no vehicle
  • 8,7271 vehicle
  • 10,4672 vehicles
  • 2,9733 vehicles
  • 4364 vehicles
  • 3565+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lansing in renter-occupied apartments

  • 5,068no vehicle
  • 12,0761 vehicle
  • 5,9772 vehicles
  • 1,5043 vehicles
  • 2244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lansing, Michigan:

  • 531 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2303 rooms
  • 3,1534 rooms
  • 5,5835 rooms
  • 6,1676 rooms
  • 4,1707 rooms
  • 2,3248 rooms
  • 2,8059+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lansing, Michigan:

  • 7481 room
  • 1,2842 rooms
  • 5,9603 rooms
  • 4,9914 rooms
  • 5,9385 rooms
  • 3,0906 rooms
  • 1,4767 rooms
  • 7738 rooms
  • 5899+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lansing, MI household income distribution

  • Lansing, MI household income distribution
  • 5,242Less than $10,000
  • 2,986$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,284$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4,161$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,974$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3,130$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,798$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,415$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,391$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4,845$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5,047$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,433$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,712$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,008$125,000 to $149,999
  • 537$150,000 to $199,999
  • 371$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lansing, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lansing, MI
  • 648Less than $10,000
  • 173$10,000 to $14,999
  • 103$15,000 to $19,999
  • 575$20,000 to $24,999
  • 790$25,000 to $29,999
  • 450$30,000 to $34,999
  • 415$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,936$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,259$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,722$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,372$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,850$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,134$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,548$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,444$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,077$150,000 to $174,999
  • 475$175,000 to $199,999
  • 237$200,000 to $249,999
  • 88$250,000 to $299,999
  • 160$500,000 to $749,999
  • 29$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lansing, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lansing, MI
  • 327Less than $100
  • 557$150 to $199
  • 670$200 to $249
  • 169$250 to $299
  • 188$300 to $349
  • 316$350 to $399
  • 1,116$400 to $449
  • 952$450 to $499
  • 1,872$500 to $549
  • 3,114$550 to $599
  • 3,628$600 to $649
  • 3,047$650 to $699
  • 1,618$700 to $749
  • 1,992$750 to $799
  • 2,755$800 to $899
  • 1,122$900 to $999
  • 528$1,000 to $1,249
  • 221$1,250 to $1,499
  • 216$1,500 to $1,999
  • 441No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4,4172010 or later
  • 2,2872000 to 2009
  • 1,5061990 to 1999
  • 9491980 to 1989
  • 7271970 to 1979
  • 937Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population
Lansing commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,816
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8,172
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 12,313
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13,267
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 7,892
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,092
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,238
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 475
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 387
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,816
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,676
  • 90 or more minutes: 684
Lansing, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 73.5%
Number of people working at home: 1,535 (2.7% of all workers)

Lansing mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 70,891 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 7,567 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 885 (1%)
  • Taxi: 483 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 674 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,061 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,535 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4,896
 American: 3,214
 Irish: 2,608
 English: 1,816
 European: 1,365
 Polish: 1,042
 Italian: 730
 Lebanese: 620
 African: 617
 Iraqi: 556
 Dutch: 545
 French Canadian: 472
 Scottish: 462
 French (except Basque): 320
 Scotch-Irish: 286
 Arab: 270
 Swedish: 233
 Norwegian: 149
 Greek: 138
 Egyptian: 116
 Canadian: 113
 Finnish: 113
 Haitian: 106
 Hungarian: 106
 Belgian: 95
 British: 91
 Iranian: 88
 Somali: 84
 Russian: 81
 Yugoslavian: 78
 Sudanese: 77
 Czech: 63
 Nigerian: 61
 Ukrainian: 61
 Pennsylvania German: 57
 Jordanian: 56
 Jamaican: 55
 Soviet Union: 45
 Slovak: 44
 Romanian: 43
 Turkish: 43
 Scandinavian: 42
 Maltese: 41
 Albanian: 40
 Brazilian: 39
 Lithuanian: 38
 Croatian: 34
 Eastern European: 29
 Danish: 25
 Cajun: 23
 Welsh: 23
 Swiss: 23
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 22
 Macedonian: 21
 Austrian: 17
 Palestinian: 14
 Serbian: 13
 Czechoslovakian: 10
 Portuguese: 10
 Slovene: 9
 Latvian: 8
 Slavic: 7
 Armenian: 7
 Bulgarian: 6
 Belizean: 6
 Zimbabwean: 5
 Dutch West Indian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 13%Mexico
  • 10%Cuba
  • 9%Iraq
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 6%India
  • 5%Other South Central Asia
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 85,475
  • Other state: 23,229
  • Northeast: 3,722
  • Midwest: 5,857
  • South: 11,450
  • West: 2,200

72% of Lansing residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Michigan.

Lansing:

72.3%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 785
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 46
  • 5th and 6th grade: 110
  • 7th and 8th grade: 433
  • 9th grade: 897
  • 10th grade: 1,236
  • 11th grade: 609
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 405
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,582
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,140
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,157
  • Associate degree: 3,115
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,388
  • Master's degree: 1,376
  • Professional school degree: 358
  • Doctorate degree: 525

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 125
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 168
  • 5th and 6th grade: 219
  • 7th and 8th grade: 931
  • 9th grade: 1,066
  • 10th grade: 829
  • 11th grade: 535
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 483
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,057
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,332
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 7,944
  • Associate degree: 3,270
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,948
  • Master's degree: 2,913
  • Professional school degree: 644
  • Doctorate degree: 412

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.4%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.7%Males
  • 7.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.3%Males
  • 27.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 9.9%Females
Lansing marital status for males
Lansing marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 33,896
  • One, attached: 5,763
  • Two: 2,474
  • 3 or 4: 2,298
  • 5 to 9: 2,524
  • 10 to 19: 4,161
  • 20 to 49: 2,013
  • 50 or more: 2,199
  • Mobile homes: 590

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lansing:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lansing
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (90.9%)
  • Electricity (4.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (75.2%)
  • Electricity (19.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,031
Here:

6.9%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 400
Here:

9.3%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 480
Here:

5.8%
Michigan:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)