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Lansing, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $94,200 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Lansing:

$94,200
Michigan:

$169,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,700 - $124,500

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $101,569
Here:

$101,569
State:

$219,912

Townhouses or other attached units: $94,040
Here:

$94,040
State:

$199,940

In 2-unit structures: $132,048
Here:

$132,048
State:

$142,994

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $51,463
Here:

$51,463
State:

$151,948

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,667
Here:

$74,667
State:

$170,137

Mobile homes: $91,035
Here:

$91,035
State:

$56,186

Lansing,MI index of house prices

Total population: 114,620 (All urban)

Houses: 57,126 (51,035 occupied: 26,431 owner occupied, 24,604 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

28%

Housing density: 1,630 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $266,732.

Median contract rent in 2019: $686 (lower quartile is $561, upper quartile is $818)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $675


Median gross rent in Lansing, MI in 2019: $797

Housing units in Lansing with a mortgage: 17,333 (178 second mortgage, 1,208 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,098

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,336

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,794

Median monthly housing costs: $804

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Lansing, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1966

Household type by relationship:

Households: 116,677
  • Male householders: 22,566 (9,680 living alone), Female householders: 28,469 (12,923 living alone)
  • 13,402 spouses (13,318 opposite-sex spouses), 3,752 unmarried partners, (3,160 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 34,863 children (33,495 natural, 450 adopted, 918 stepchildren), 1,851 grandchildren, 860 brothers or sisters, 746 parents, 0 foster children, 1,727 other relatives, 7,265 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,176

Size of family households: 11,800 2-persons, 6,294 3-persons, 2,917 4-persons, 1,639 5-persons, 577 6-persons, 354 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 22,603 1-person, 3,563 2-persons, 939 3-persons, 326 4-persons, 23 5-persons.

11,381 married couples with children.
9,811 single-parent households (695 men, 9,116 women).

85.7% of residents of Lansing speak English at home.
5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other language at home (49% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 17,309 (14.8%)
(37.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lansing, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lansing, Michigan
  • 0no bedroom
  • 6121 bedroom
  • 7,0232 bedrooms
  • 15,1673 bedrooms
  • 3,2794 bedrooms
  • 3505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lansing, Michigan
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lansing, Michigan
  • 1,339no bedroom
  • 6,9021 bedroom
  • 11,1782 bedrooms
  • 4,0053 bedrooms
  • 1,0624 bedrooms
  • 1185+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lansing in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lansing in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 883no vehicle
  • 12,7891 vehicle
  • 9,5282 vehicles
  • 2,6713 vehicles
  • 1974 vehicles
  • 3635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lansing in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lansing in renter-occupied apartments
  • 4,741no vehicle
  • 13,4521 vehicle
  • 4,4632 vehicles
  • 1,5513 vehicles
  • 3744 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lansing, Michigan
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lansing, Michigan
  • 01 room
  • 1132 rooms
  • 4563 rooms
  • 4,0784 rooms
  • 6,6015 rooms
  • 6,5206 rooms
  • 3,5657 rooms
  • 2,7358 rooms
  • 2,3639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lansing, Michigan
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lansing, Michigan
  • 1,2901 room
  • 1,4002 rooms
  • 5,1273 rooms
  • 7,9284 rooms
  • 4,1245 rooms
  • 2,6716 rooms
  • 8137 rooms
  • 8848 rooms
  • 3679+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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
  • Lansing, MI household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Lansing, MI in 2019
  • 3,591Less than $10,000
  • 6,650$10,000 to $19,999
  • 6,286$20,000 to $29,999
  • 7,998$30,000 to $39,999
  • 6,281$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,962$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5,424$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,736$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,086$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,566$125,000 to $149,999
  • 804$150,000 to $199,999
  • 651$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Lansing, MI

  • Distribution of house value in Lansing, MI in 2019
  • 96Less than $10,000
  • 168$10,000 to $14,999
  • 172$15,000 to $19,999
  • 388$20,000 to $24,999
  • 135$25,000 to $29,999
  • 395$30,000 to $34,999
  • 470$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,787$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,228$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,584$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,727$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3,056$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,424$90,000 to $99,999
  • 5,289$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,650$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,348$150,000 to $174,999
  • 739$175,000 to $199,999
  • 938$200,000 to $249,999
  • 272$250,000 to $299,999
  • 67$300,000 to $399,999
  • 26$400,000 to $499,999
  • 437$500,000 to $749,999
  • 35$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Lansing, MI

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lansing, MI in 2019
  • 525Less than $100
  • 39$100 to $149
  • 158$150 to $199
  • 493$200 to $249
  • 76$250 to $299
  • 258$300 to $349
  • 149$350 to $399
  • 971$400 to $449
  • 1,263$450 to $499
  • 1,820$500 to $549
  • 1,442$550 to $599
  • 2,453$600 to $649
  • 3,443$650 to $699
  • 2,089$700 to $749
  • 2,449$750 to $799
  • 3,065$800 to $899
  • 1,692$900 to $999
  • 1,052$1,000 to $1,249
  • 534$1,250 to $1,499
  • 267$1,500 to $1,999
  • 366No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 71.4%
Number of people working at home: 1,261 (2.1% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,225
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,974
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 13,815
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 14,204
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 10,273
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,053
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,466
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 874
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 774
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,413
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,268
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,588
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lansing

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 65,427 (81.0%)
  • Carpooled: 8,848 (11.0%)
  • Bus: 1,213 (1.5%)
  • Taxi: 1,091 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 338 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 2,564 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,261 (1.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 12.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 0.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.6%Males
  • 18.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 6.6%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lansing, Michigan
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Lansing, Michigan
  • 5,8702010 or later
  • 3,3442000 to 2009
  • 1,6071990 to 1999
  • 9491980 to 1989
  • 7271970 to 1979
  • 937Before 1970
Ancestries in Lansing, MI

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 4,309 (7.2%)
  • American: 3,595 (6.0%)
  • English: 1,833 (3.1%)
  • Irish: 1,744 (2.9%)
  • European: 1,606 (2.7%)
  • Polish: 1,193 (2.0%)
  • Italian: 953 (1.6%)
  • African: 934 (1.6%)
  • Iraqi: 640 (1.1%)
  • Haitian: 619 (1.0%)
  • Dutch: 574 (1.0%)
  • Sudanese: 550 (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 510 (0.9%)
  • Lebanese: 438 (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 419 (0.7%)
  • Somali: 336 (0.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 278 (0.5%)
  • French: 266 (0.4%)
  • Nigerian: 255 (0.4%)
  • British: 244 (0.4%)
  • Arab: 193 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 153 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 138 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 131 (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 125 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 120 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 111 (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 106 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 99 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 98 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 96 (0.2%)
  • Russian: 95 (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 65 (0.1%)
  • Kenyan: 60 (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 59 (0.10%)
  • Scandinavian: 51 (0.09%)
  • Belgian: 48 (0.08%)
  • Albanian: 44 (0.07%)
  • Jamaican: 42 (0.07%)
  • Jordanian: 41 (0.07%)
  • Moroccan: 40 (0.07%)
  • Danish: 39 (0.07%)
  • Egyptian: 38 (0.06%)
  • Turkish: 38 (0.06%)
  • Palestinian: 36 (0.06%)
  • Brazilian: 33 (0.06%)
  • Afghan: 28 (0.05%)
  • Swiss: 28 (0.05%)
  • Northern European: 26 (0.04%)
  • Slovak: 25 (0.04%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 21 (0.04%)
  • Czech: 21 (0.04%)
  • Austrian: 21 (0.04%)
  • Armenian: 18 (0.03%)
  • Croatian: 18 (0.03%)
  • Lithuanian: 15 (0.03%)
  • Ghanaian: 15 (0.03%)
  • Macedonian: 13 (0.02%)
  • Slavic: 13 (0.02%)
  • Syrian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Assyrian: 10 (0.02%)
  • Slovene: 9 (0.02%)
  • Zimbabwean: 9 (0.02%)
  • Welsh: 9 (0.02%)
  • Bulgarian: 8 (0.01%)
  • Maltese: 7 (0.01%)
  • Portuguese: 6 (0.01%)
  • Soviet Union: 6 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Lansing:

10.8% (1,292)
Michigan:

12.2% (83,496)

Cuba
Lansing:

6.9% (826)
Michigan:

0.8% (5,425)

Other Eastern Africa
Lansing:

6.5% (781)
Michigan:

0.4% (2,796)

Iraq
Lansing:

5.4% (647)
Michigan:

8.3% (56,760)

Vietnam
Lansing:

5.0% (595)
Michigan:

1.8% (12,400)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Lansing:

4.4% (534)
Michigan:

5.5% (37,971)

Haiti
Lansing:

4.4% (530)
Michigan:

0.3% (1,762)

Burma
Lansing:

4.4% (523)
Michigan:

0.5% (3,602)

Thailand
Lansing:

4.3% (514)
Michigan:

0.5% (3,743)

Sudan
Lansing:

4.1% (493)
Michigan:

0.2% (1,216)

Nepal
Lansing:

3.7% (449)
Michigan:

0.4% (2,411)

India
Lansing:

3.4% (413)
Michigan:

11.0% (75,172)

Other Middle Africa
Lansing:

3.3% (399)
Michigan:

0.1% (450)

Somalia
Lansing:

2.6% (308)
Michigan:

0.1% (969)

Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Lansing:

2.4% (287)
Michigan:

0.2% (1,080)

Nigeria
Lansing:

1.9% (231)
Michigan:

0.8% (5,167)

Africa, n.e.c.
Lansing:

1.7% (204)
Michigan:

0.3% (2,017)

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

  • This state: 81,247
  • Other state: 17,495
  • Northeast: 1,508
  • Midwest: 6,177
  • South: 6,779
  • West: 3,031

76.6% of Lansing residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68.9% lived in Michigan.


Lansing:

76.6%
State average:

86.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 870
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 532
  • 5th and 6th grade: 78
  • 7th and 8th grade: 815
  • 9th grade: 126
  • 10th grade: 213
  • 11th grade: 427
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 538
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 10,859
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,090
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,515
  • Associate degree: 4,274
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,931
  • Master's degree: 2,025
  • Professional school degree: 720
  • Doctorate degree: 503
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,572
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 93
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 183
  • 9th grade: 253
  • 10th grade: 672
  • 11th grade: 827
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 510
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,866
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,115
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,614
  • Associate degree: 3,781
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,807
  • Master's degree: 3,840
  • Professional school degree: 250
  • Doctorate degree: 189
Educational Attainment for Females
Lansing marital status for males
Lansing marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 35,324
  • One, attached: 3,137
  • Two: 3,402
  • 3 or 4: 1,345
  • 5 to 9: 3,533
  • 10 to 19: 3,873
  • 20 to 49: 3,361
  • 50 or more: 2,570
  • Mobile homes: 581

Median worth of mobile homes: $62,800

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 1.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Lansing
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lansing, MI
  • 92.8%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lansing, MI
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,803
Here:

16.2%
Michigan:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 425
Here:

7.6%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,533
Here:

13.9%
Michigan:

14.3%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability