Lansing, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lansing, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lansing had a population of 28,214 as of July 1, 2016. Lansing ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lansing is located at latitude 41.5645 and longitude -87.546 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lansing (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 630 feet.

The Village of Lansing (GNIS ID: 2398395) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lansing is located within Township of Thornton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lansing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Lansing, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,214
Population in Households 28,114
Population in Familes 23,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 3,781
Diversity Index2 68
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,856
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 7,360
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,796 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,627 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,230 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 940 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $136,754
Average Home Value $153,792
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,482
Average Household Income $66,657
Per Capita Income $25,635
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.05%
Households -0.18% -0.08%
Families -0.27% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lansing, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lansing to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 74 95th
Population Density1 # 96 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 63 95th
Median Household Income # 680 50th
Per Capita Income # 683 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.