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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Lansing is a town in New York with a population of 3,554. Lansing is in Tompkins County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Lansing offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lansing there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Lansing and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Lansing are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$277,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,421
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Lansing Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    27%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    39%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

Working in Lansing

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$66,846
National
$62,843

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