Income/capita 16%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 81%
Income per capita$25,025$31,502$29,829
Median household income$50,107$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,432$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,353$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$35,924$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$28,537$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level15.0%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lansing is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lansing is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lansing is 81% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lansing is 1% lower than the national average

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      Lansing median earnings by income bracket

      Lansing employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.8%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector17.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services17.5%11.7%
      Public administration3.4%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.5%6.0%
      Education, health & social services10.6%38.7%

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      St. John, IN15,777$98,54578%
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      Winfield, IN5,233$93,57169%
      Flossmoor, IL9,215$87,17958%
      Lansing, IL28,369$50,1079%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Parkland, FL28,354$128,292132%
      Fort Hood, TX28,350$41,45525%
      Millville, NJ28,399$48,89212%
      Newburgh, NY28,406$33,46940%
      SeaTac, WA28,298$48,48712%
      Lansing, IL28,369$50,1079%
      Source: The Lansing, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).