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Lansing
  • City in Michigan

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Lansing is a city in Michigan with a population of 112,986. Lansing is in Ingham County. Living in Lansing offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lansing there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lansing and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Lansing are above average.

About

About Lansing...
Population
112,986

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$112,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$954
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Lansing Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,046.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    13.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    87.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    131.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    514.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,596.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    580.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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