Living in East Lansing, MI

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Updated: 2020-03-11

East Lansing SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

East Lansing, MI Crime Report

914
Total Crimes
1,869.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-27.20%
Below National Average

East Lansing, MI Cost Of Living

96
East Lansing's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

East Lansing, Michigan Info Snack

East Lansing is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan directly east of Lansing, the state capital. Most of the city is within Ingham County, with the rest in Clinton County. The population was 48,579 at the 2010 census, an increase from 46,420 in 2000. It is best known as the home of Michigan State University.
Population
48,374
Unemployment
9.1%
Poverty
41.3%
Median Home
$186,700
Median Income
$38,502
Median Rent
$944

East Lansing, MI Photos

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Rankings for East Lansing in Michigan

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Map Of East Lansing, MI

Population over time in East Lansing

Year Population % Change
2017 48,374 0.2%
2016 48,281 -0.2%
2015 48,395 -0.6%
2014 48,669 0.1%
2013 48,611 0.1%
2012 48,556 0.2%
2011 48,449 0.0%
2010 48,441 0.5%
2009 48,220 -
Crime/100k East Lansing MI USA
Violent Crime 218.9 449.4 368.9
Murder 2.0 5.5 5.0
Robbery 26.6 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 120.7 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 1651.0 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 186.2 316.6 376.0
Larceny 1096.6 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 368.2 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in East Lansing

White
71.4% (34,532)
African American
7.5% (3,640)
American Indian
0.2% (118)
Asian
12.7% (6,160)
Hawaiian
0.0% (12)
Other
0.2% (100)
Two Or More
3.1% (1,494)
Hispanic
4.8% (2,318)
Race East Lansing MI USA
White 71.4% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 7.5% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 12.7% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.8% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For East Lansing, Michigan

Less than $10,000
18.6% (900,207)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (321,990)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.4% (599,419)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (490,172)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (477,594)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.3% (596,185)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.0% (385,238)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (486,938)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (301,506)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (278,147)
Income East Lansing MI USA
Less than $10,000 18.6% 6.9% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.4% 10.1% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.3% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.0% 12.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 4.8% 7.0%

Gender in East Lansing

Female
50.5% (24,411)
Male
49.5% (23,962)
Gender East Lansing MI USA
Female 50.5% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in East Lansing for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (967)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (967)
High School / GED
8.0% (3,869)
Some College
12.0% (5,804)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (2,418)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (14,512)
Master's Degree
23.0% (11,126)
Professional Degree
6.0% (2,902)
Doctorate Degree
12.0% (5,804)
Education East Lansing MI USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 8.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 12.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 23.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 12.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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