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Lansing, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Lansing,MI index of house prices

Total population: 114,620 (All urban)

Houses: 53,209 (49,569 occupied: 23,808 owner occupied, 23,530 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

50%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,518 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $35,798.

Median contract rent in 2015: $454 (lower quartile is $362, upper quartile is $549)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $498


Median gross rent in Lansing, MI in 2015: $498

Housing units in Lansing with a mortgage: 19,417 (1,443 second mortgage, 1,931 home equity loan, 82 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,745

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $50,673

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $36,794

Median monthly housing costs: $749


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Lansing, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $75,800 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Lansing:

$75,800
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,100 - $106,400

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $89,985
Here:

$89,985
State:

$180,906

Townhouses or other attached units: $62,693
Here:

$62,693
State:

$159,351

In 2-unit structures: $63,290
Here:

$63,290
State:

$99,779

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,626
Here:

$93,626
State:

$145,414

Mobile homes: $8,116
Here:

$8,116
State:

$50,337
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 118,058
  • In family households: 91,394 (18,010 male householders, 10,540 female householders)
    18,159 spouses, 35,291 children (32,487 natural, 913 adopted, 1,891 stepchildren), 2,491 grandchildren, 1,215 brothers or sisters, 625 parents, 1,517 other relatives, 3,546 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 26,664 (9,665 male householders (7,095 living alone)), 11,243 female householders (9,289 living alone)), 5,756 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 862 (477 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,390 2-persons, 7,168 3-persons, 5,365 4-persons, 2,722 5-persons, 1,307 6-persons, 598 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,384 1-person, 3,698 2-persons, 537 3-persons, 188 4-persons, 70 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

15,683 married couples with children.
12,336 single-parent households (1,982 men, 10,354 women).

88.2% of residents of Lansing speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 7,071 (5.9%)
(32.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 87no bedroom
  • 9901 bedroom
  • 7,3722 bedrooms
  • 15,2003 bedrooms
  • 4,1704 bedrooms
  • 6515+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lansing, Michigan:

  • 1,163no bedroom
  • 6,9131 bedroom
  • 8,4602 bedrooms
  • 3,6683 bedrooms
  • 7324 bedrooms
  • 1635+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 1,404no vehicle
  • 10,4501 vehicle
  • 12,0052 vehicles
  • 3,5513 vehicles
  • 8284 vehicles
  • 2325+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population

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

  • 4,035no vehicle
  • 10,6951 vehicle
  • 5,1802 vehicles
  • 9503 vehicles
  • 1374 vehicles
  • 1025+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lansing, Michigan:

  • 541 room
  • 2392 rooms
  • 6453 rooms
  • 2,8934 rooms
  • 7,2965 rooms
  • 7,8956 rooms
  • 4,7747 rooms
  • 2,8508 rooms
  • 1,8249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lansing, Michigan:

  • 7771 room
  • 2,3992 rooms
  • 4,1493 rooms
  • 5,1854 rooms
  • 4,4935 rooms
  • 2,4256 rooms
  • 9717 rooms
  • 4538 rooms
  • 2479+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 5,690Less than $10,000
  • 3,779$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,700$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,922$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3,865$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3,875$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,138$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,194$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,776$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4,884$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,387$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,935$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,212$100,000 to $124,999
  • 484$125,000 to $149,999
  • 309$150,000 to $199,999
  • 308$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Lansing, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Lansing, MI
  • 482Less than $10,000
  • 113$10,000 to $14,999
  • 261$15,000 to $19,999
  • 293$20,000 to $24,999
  • 291$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,197$30,000 to $34,999
  • 331$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,776$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,995$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,491$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,862$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,115$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,793$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,352$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,030$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,178$150,000 to $174,999
  • 628$175,000 to $199,999
  • 175$200,000 to $249,999
  • 110$250,000 to $299,999
  • 69$300,000 to $399,999
  • 133$400,000 to $499,999
  • 38$750,000 to $999,999
  • 95$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Lansing, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Lansing, MI
  • 1,149Less than $100
  • 82$100 to $149
  • 755$150 to $199
  • 433$200 to $249
  • 127$250 to $299
  • 116$300 to $349
  • 40$350 to $399
  • 630$400 to $449
  • 1,184$450 to $499
  • 1,596$500 to $549
  • 3,221$550 to $599
  • 3,339$600 to $649
  • 1,760$650 to $699
  • 2,462$700 to $749
  • 1,913$750 to $799
  • 1,671$800 to $899
  • 934$900 to $999
  • 1,081$1,000 to $1,249
  • 433$1,250 to $1,499
  • 36$1,500 to $1,999
  • 37$2,000 to $2,499
  • 65$2,500 to $2,999
  • 466No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,8871995 to March 2000
  • 1,5711990 to 1994
  • 5711985 to 1989
  • 3781980 to 1984
  • 3801975 to 1979
  • 3471970 to 1974
  • 2401965 to 1969
  • 697Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Lansing population
Lansing commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,600
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7,295
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 13,522
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13,511
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 8,136
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,115
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,176
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 565
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 734
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,596
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,641
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,138
Lansing, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.4%
Number of people working at home: 1,420 (2.5% of all workers)

Lansing mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 44,405 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 7,258 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,512 (3%)
  • Taxi: 24 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 239 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,381 (2%)
  • Other means: 190 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,420 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 37,207
 German: 13,956
 English: 7,053
 Irish: 6,330
 United States or American: 5,812
 Polish: 2,741
 Italian: 2,182
 French (except Basque): 1,966
 Dutch: 1,902
 Subsaharan African:: 1,716
 African: 1,261
 European: 1,220
 Scottish: 1,216
 French Canadian: 1,206
 Swedish: 920
 Scotch-Irish: 903
 Norwegian: 843
 Arab:: 831
 Lebanese: 528
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 414
 Finnish: 377
 British: 360
 Hungarian: 337
 Canadian: 314
 Russian: 247
 Greek: 244
 Yugoslavian: 239
 Danish: 232
 Ukrainian: 208
 Somalian: 203
 Northern European: 187
 Lithuanian: 185
 Welsh: 181
 Haitian: 181
 Czech: 175
 Slovak: 158
 Arab/Arabic: 138
 Jamaican: 135
 Scandinavian: 135
 Croatian: 125
 Belgian: 113
 Romanian: 108
 Austrian: 107
 Czechoslovakian: 105
 Swiss: 86
 Albanian: 84
 Portuguese: 81
 Armenian: 75
 Iraqi: 70
 Serbian: 67
 Nigerian: 66
 Other Arab: 58
 Other Subsaharan African: 58
 Turkish: 48
 Brazilian: 46
 West Indian: 44
 Sudanese: 38
 Eastern European: 35
 Latvian: 33
 Zimbabwean: 33
 Macedonian: 29
 Belizean: 28
 Pennsylvania German: 27
 Slavic: 20
 Celtic: 20
 Egyptian: 19
 Ghanian: 17
 Liberian: 15
 Syrian: 14
 Israeli: 13
 Kenyan: 12
 Australian: 11
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 11
 Estonian: 10
 Dutch West Indian: 10
 Iranian: 9
 German Russian: 8
 Sierra Leonean: 8
 Bulgarian: 7
 Maltese: 6
 Slovene: 5
 Icelander: 5
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 5
 Ethiopian: 5
 Palestinian: 4

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

  • 12%Mexico
  • 12%Vietnam
  • 11%Cuba
  • 5%Other Eastern Africa
  • 5%Laos
  • 5%Canada
  • 4%Korea

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

  • This state: 86,515
  • Northeast: 2,843
  • Midwest: 7,648
  • South: 11,726
  • West: 2,228

50% of Lansing residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 407
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 128
  • 5th and 6th grade: 331
  • 7th and 8th grade: 874
  • 9th grade: 762
  • 10th grade: 1,302
  • 11th grade: 1,254
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,392
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,895
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,096
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,587
  • Associate degree: 2,438
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,034
  • Master's degree: 1,674
  • Professional school degree: 598
  • Doctorate degree: 409

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 445
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 116
  • 5th and 6th grade: 369
  • 7th and 8th grade: 838
  • 9th grade: 1,028
  • 10th grade: 1,360
  • 11th grade: 1,183
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,169
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 10,882
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,162
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,866
  • Associate degree: 3,275
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,128
  • Master's degree: 1,997
  • Professional school degree: 448
  • Doctorate degree: 316

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.9%Males
  • 9.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 9.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 13.5%Males
  • 11.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.4%Males
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 11.4%Males
  • 11.8%Females
Lansing marital status for males
Lansing marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 33,623
  • One, attached: 2,675
  • Two: 2,464
  • 3 or 4: 2,054
  • 5 to 9: 2,612
  • 10 to 19: 4,379
  • 20 to 49: 1,914
  • 50 or more: 2,559
  • Mobile homes: 919
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lansing:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 94.3%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 74.1%Utility gas
  • 20.9%Electricity
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,441
Here:

9.7%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 561
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 726
Here:

9.6%
Michigan:

16.5%

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)