Lansing demographics profile

StatisticLansingIllinoisNational
Population28,36912,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,80222291
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%
Lansing, IL has a population of 28,369 and is the 1,507th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,802 per sq mi which is 1610% higher than the Illinois average and 4097% higher than the national average. The median age in Lansing is 41 which is approximately 9% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Lansing, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 68% of Lansing residents were born in Illinois, 23% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lansing is 1610% 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 or African American.
  • In Lansing 0.94% of the population is Asian.

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Lansing population breakdown by race

RaceLansingIllinoisNational
White56.97%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American35.62%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.

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