StatisticLansingIllinoisNational
Population28,36912,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,80222891
Median age40.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%44%43%
Speak English83%77%79%
Speak Spanish10%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lansing is 1568% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Lansing is 9% higher than Illinois
  • In Lansing 56.97% of the population is White
  • In Lansing 35.62% of the population is Black
  • In Lansing 0.94% of the population is Asian

Compare Lansing, IL Demographics

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      Lansing population breakdown by race

      RaceLansingIllinoisNational
      White56.97%72.14%73.35%
      Black35.62%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.94%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.03%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.70%2.34%3.06%
      Other race4.74%5.86%4.75%
      In Lansing, 13.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lansing age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lansing, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).