Lansing, Michigan 

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Population

115,056

10% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$35,675

Avg. Home Price

$81,500

Best Places to Live in Lansing, Michigan

Capital city/College town - Central Michigan along I-96 halfway between Detroit and Grand Rapids
Pros
-College town atmosphere
-Capital city amenities
-Stable employers
Cons
-Economic cycles
-Winter climate
-Cloudy skies

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What Bert Has To Say About Lansing-East Lansing Metro Area

Lansing is the state capital, and East Lansing is home to Michigan State University. Together the two places form the second most-populated area in Michigan, but individually, they are quite different. Downtown Lansing is plain and generally uninteresting; mainly anchored by the state government. A large GM assembly plant just west of town was recently replaced by a more modern plant farther out.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Ingham County
Metro Area: Lansing-East Lansing Metro Area
City: Lansing
Zip Codes: 48911 48910 48906 48912 48915 48933 48921
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 841 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lansing is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lansing jobs have increased by 2.12%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lansing's cost of living is 21.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Lansing's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Lansing's population is 115,056 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -9.63%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lansing is $81,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.88%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Lansing public schools spend $13,978 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Lansing. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Lansing

It's a good time to buy in Lansing. Home Appreciation is up 14.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Lansing Real Estate.

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Reviews for Lansing   26 Reviews
Not a great town, but not awful either - 6/21/2017
I moved here to go to MSU. If it weren't for my family and the school, I would definitely not have moved to Lansing. The roads are terrible, there are next to no... Read More

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Michigan Not for Me - 5/27/2017
My wife and I have lived in Michigan, including Lansing, for about 7 years. Though it has a few positives, this state is one of the most depressing places we have ever... Read More

Moved here June 2015 - 10/29/2015
We love it here. My husband loves his job. My son loves his school. It has been affordable. The people are friendly. Tons of fun things to do every season all over this... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LANSING, MICHIGAN
48911 48910 48906 48912 48915 48933 48921
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