Lansing, Michigan 

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Population

115,222

-0.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

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Best Places to Live in Lansing, Michigan

Capital city/College town - Central Michigan along I-96 halfway between Detroit and Grand Rapids. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Lansing, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Lansing, MI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College town atmosphere
Capital city amenities
Stable employers
Cons
Economic cycles
Winter climate
Cloudy skies

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Ingham County
Metro Area: Lansing-East Lansing Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
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 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lansing jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lansing's cost of living is 23.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lansing's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Ingham county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lansing's population is 115,222 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lansing is Real Estate: $86,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.8%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Lansing

It's a good time to buy in Lansing. Home Appreciation is up 7.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lansing is $86,300.

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Reviews for Lansing   27 Reviews
Greater Lansing is improving - 12/16/2020
I first moved to Lansing in the early 2000s for grad school @ MSU, went away and returned after several years. I must say, the area has improved VERY significantly... Read More

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Lansing Is really nice but a little caution - 9/25/2018
This is a really nice place to live and people here are friendly there is a lot to do and a wide variety of different people and belief systems if you know where to look... Read More

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

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