Population density (sq mi)2,93117891
Median age32.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%41%43%
Speak English88%91%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lansing is 1547% higher than Michigan
  • The median age in Lansing is 19% lower than Michigan
  • In Lansing 61.20% of the population is White
  • In Lansing 21.74% of the population is Black
  • In Lansing 3.88% of the population is Asian

Compare Lansing, MI Demographics


      Lansing population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.48%0.53%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.07%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race9.50%2.74%3.06%
      Other race3.15%1.12%4.75%
      In Lansing, 12.0% 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, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).