Latest Data (2015)
Population 48,471
Nationwide Rank 786

Quick Facts

East Lansing, Michigan is the 786th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

East Lansing, Michigan is a city.

East Lansing, Michigan is currently 4.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

East Lansing, Michigan's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

East Lansing, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
780 Middletown, Ohio -5.5%
781 Dunwoody, Georgia
782 Huntington, West Virginia -6.0%
783 Maricopa, Arizona 2680.4%
784 Roswell, New Mexico 7.4%
785 Cedar Hill, Texas 48.0%
786 East Lansing, Michigan 4.0%
787 Apopka, Florida 73.9%
788 Mishawaka, Indiana 2.6%
789 Portage, Michigan 7.2%
790 St. Louis Park, Minnesota 9.0%
791 Newark, Ohio 3.5%
792 Ceres, California 37.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 48,471 786
2014 48,648 778
2013 48,554 772
2012 48,518 762
2011 48,572 754
2010 48,579 736
2009 45,563 774
2008 45,621 771
2007 45,970 756
2006 46,029 749
2005 46,640 732
2004 46,927 716
2003 46,815 707
2002 46,649 702
2001 46,506 695
2000 46,569 682
1990 50,943 514