Lansing, MI

114,110 Population
39 square miles 2,916.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.2%
was 1.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in MI
Population Density
2,916.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.3%
was 45.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.3%
was 8.3%
Ranked 12th Highest in MI
Percent Under 18
23.2%
was 24.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in MI
Percent 65 and Over
10.8%
was 10.6%
Ranked 14th Highest in MI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.4
was 6.3
Ranked 22nd Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
26.8%
was 31.8%
Ranked 12th Lowest in MI
Median Household Income
$37,426
was $33,356
Ranked 13th Highest in MI
Gini Income Distribution
 
45
45.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
7.8
was 7.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,157
was 1,057.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,008
was 3,476.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
52,998
was 56,642
Ranked 5th Highest in MI
Median Rent
$738
was $749
Ranked 14th Highest in MI
Total Building Permits
182
was 43
 
Occupied Housing Units
47,338
was 49,077
 
Homeownership Rate
50.3%
was 46.7%
Ranked 12th Highest in MI
Single Family Building Permits
36
was 43
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,354.6
was 1,453.3
Ranked 9th Highest in MI
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.4%
was 22.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in MI
Multifamily Building Permits
146
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.3
Ranked 12th Highest in MI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.2
was 0.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.6
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.5%
was 94.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 98.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.1%
was 88.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in MI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
26.0%
was 23.3%
Ranked 10th Highest in MI

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