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Population (year 2000): 119,128. Estimated population in July 2005: 115,518 (-3.0% change)
Males: 57,186 (48.0%), Females: 61,942 (52.0%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $34,833 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Lansing:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.4%)
  • Black (21.9%)
  • Hispanic (10.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.6%)
  • Other race (4.5%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.9%), English (9.2%), Irish (9.2%), United States (4.9%), Polish (3.3%), French (3.1%).

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Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 35.0 square miles

Lansing,

For population 25 years and over in Lansing

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lansing city

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

5.9% Foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.9% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -7,861 (-6.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Toledo, (99.1 miles pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (223.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Park, MI (3.4 miles Edgemont MI (4.8 miles Waverly, Lansing, MI East (5.3 miles MI (5.9 miles Holt, MI (8.1 miles Dimondale, Witt, MI (8.3 miles De MI Okemos, (9.1 miles MI Haslett, (10.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 59 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 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

Latitude: 42.72 N, Longitude: 84.55 W

Area code: 517


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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.6%), Retail trade (11.8%), Manufacturing (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +32,293 (+27.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 30,593 (54.2%)


 

Crime in Lansing by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 10 14 8 11 8 10
    per 100,000 8.4 11.8 6.7 9.2 6.7 8.4
Rapes 112 120 178 169 164 110
    per 100,000 94.0 100.7 149.4 141.9 137.7 92.3
Robberies 253 171 227 245 208 229
    per 100,000 212.4 143.5 190.6 205.7 174.6 192.2
Assaults 813 914 940 867 840 827
    per 100,000 682.5 767.2 789.1 727.8 705.1 694.2
Burglaries 1,278 1,110 994 1,065 1,016 1,050
    per 100,000 1072.8 931.8 834.4 894.0 852.9 881.4
Thefts 4,731 4,133 4,382 3,837 3,677 3,012
    per 100,000 3971.4 3469.4 3678.4 3220.9 3086.6 2528.4
Auto thefts 438 421 483 407 456 479
    per 100,000 367.7 353.4 405.4 341.6 382.8 402.1
509.6 480.8 519.4 492.0 469.0 436.8


Average climate in Lansing, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lansing, Lansing:

Lansing-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 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 4 tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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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/medical centers in Lansing:
  • EDWARD W SPARROW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (1215 E MICHIGAN AVENUE)
  • INGHAM REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (401 W GREENLAWN AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Lansing:
  • EATON RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; EATON RAPIDS, MI)
  • CLINTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SAINT JOHNS, MI)
  • HAYES GREEN BEACH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; CHARLOTTE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lansing:
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 4 miles; LANSING, MI; ID: LAN)
  • W K KELLOGG (about 56 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; ID: BTL)
  • BISHOP INTERNATIONAL (about 60 miles; FLINT, MI; ID: FNT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lansing:
  • UNIVERSITY AIRPARK (about 11 miles; BATH, MI; ID: 41G)
  • SKYWAY ESTATES (about 12 miles; EATON RAPIDS, MI; ID: 60G)
  • ABRAMS MUNI (about 12 miles; GRAND LEDGE, MI; ID: 4D0)

Amtrak station near Lansing:
  • 5 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.

Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Lansing:
  • LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,454; Location: 419 N CAPITOL AVE; Public; Website: www.lansing.cc.mi.us)
  • THOMAS M COOLEY LAW SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 1,127; Location: 300 S CAPITOL AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cooley.edu)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-WESTERN REGION-LANSING (FT enrollment: 739; Location: 220 E KALAMAZOO; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.davenport.edu)
  • GREAT LAKES CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 186; Location: 6211 W WILLOW HWY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.glcc.edu)
  • ROSS MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER (FT enrollment: 46; Location: 913 W HOLMES STE 260; Private, for-profit)
  • MICHIGAN SCHOOL OF CANINE COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 10; Location: 3022 S CEDAR ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.k9grooming.com)
  • INSTITUTE OF TRANSFORMATIONAL HYPNOTHERAPY (Location: 2520 LAKE LANSING RD STE 4; Private, for-profit)
  • MOUNT HOPE BIBLE TRAINING INSTITUTE (Location: 202 S CREYTS RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • HOLLOWAYS REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE INC (Location: 4415 N GRAND RIVER AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (Location: 720 N WASHINGTON AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mirealtors.com)
  • THE EDUCATION INSTITUTE-AMER HOTEL AND MOTEL ASSOC (Location: 2113 N HIGH ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ADAMS PROFESSIONAL MODELING AND FINISHING SCHOOL (Location: 2722 E MICHIGAN AVE STE 205; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lansing:
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; EAST LANSING, MI; Full-time enrollment: 38,639)
  • JACKSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; JACKSON, MI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; SPRING ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; FT enrollment: 2,824)
  • WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; ANN ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 5,436)
  • KETTERING UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • BAKER COLLEGE OF FLINT (about 62 miles; FLINT, MI; FT enrollment: 2,734)
Public high schools in Lansing:
  • EVERETT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,624; Location: 3900 STABLER STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,454; Location: 220 N. PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • J.W. SEXTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,125; Location: 102 S. MCPHERSON AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WAVERLY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,064; Location: 160 SNOW RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DEWITT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 848; Location: 3100 W. CLARK ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS LEARNING CENTER (Students: 96; Location: 5815 WISE ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Lansing:
  • LANSING CATH CENTRAL (Students: 584; Location: 501 N MARSHALL ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • LANSING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 3303 PINETREE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: PO BOX 80707; Grades: KG - 12)
  • LANSING BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 1902 EAST CAVANAUGH ROAD; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Lansing:
  • GARDNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 988; Location: 333 DAHLIA DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • C.W. OTTO MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 833; Location: 500 E. THOMAS STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DWIGHT RICH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 832; Location: 2600 HAMPDEN DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PATTENGILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 715; Location: 1017 JEROME STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WAVERLY EAST INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 664; Location: 3131 W. MICHIGAN AVENUE; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • WINDEMERE PARK CHARTER ACADEMY (Students: 624; Location: 3100 W. SAGINAW STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • WAVERLY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 620 SNOW ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORTH SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 333 E. MILLER ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DELTA CENTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 474; Location: 305 S. CANAL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WALTER FRENCH ACADEMY (Students: 415; Location: 1900 S. CEDAR STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Lansing:
  • ST GERARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 4433 WEST WILLOW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY/ST. C (Students: 344; Location: 3830 ROSEMONT; Grades: KG - 8)
  • RESURRECTION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 1527 EAST MICHIGAN; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE (Students: 183; Location: 2100 WEST ST JOSEPH ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN (Students: 180; Location: 1601 W HOLMES RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOPE ACADEMY (Students: 90; Location: 2130 WEST HOLMES ROAD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 1514 W SAGINAW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GREATER LANSING ADVENTIST SCH (Students: 56; Location: 5330 W ST JOSEPH; Grades: KG - 8)
Libraries in Lansing:
  • CAPITAL AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,861,925; Location: 401 SOUTH CAPITOL AVENUE; 356,004 books; 18,327 audio materials; 21,294 video materials; 1,235 serial subscriptions)
  • DELTA TOWNSHIP DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $511,452; Location: 4538 ELIZABETH ROAD; 25,000 books; 1,725 audio materials; 1,128 video materials; 125 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Dewitt is a seperate city outside of Lansing but you have their High school as part of Lansing.
 

Lansing compared to Michigan state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

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)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WKAR-FM (90.5 FM; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • WKMY (92.1 FM; ST. JOHNS, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WQHH (96.5 FM; DEWITT, MI; Owner: MID MICHIGAN FM, INC.)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)

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.)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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