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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of East Lansing is 46,854. East Lansing, Michigan is the 851st largest city in the US.
Parts of East Lansing are located within Clinton County and Ingham County.
The peak population of East Lansing was in 1990, when its population was 50,943. In 1990, East Lansing was the 514th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 851st largest city in the US. East Lansing is currently 8.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
East Lansing has grown 0.6% since the 2000. East Lansing, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
East Lansing has a population density of 3,573.6 people per square mile.
|676||St. Clair Shores||58,200||-7.6%|
|849||East Providence, Rhode Island||46,929||-3.7%|
|851||East Lansing, Michigan||46,854||0.6%|
|853||La Mirada, California||46,658||-0.5%|
|856||Winter Garden, Florida||46,502||199.1%|
The total voting age population of East Lansing, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 39,664. The voting age population is 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.3% of the residents of East Lansing are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of East Lansing are 75.9% White, 12.5% Asian, 6.8% Black, 3.6% Two or more races, 0.9% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 5.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In East Lansing, 41.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.9%. On a per-household basis, 11.8% of families are below the poverty line in East Lansing.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.3% of East Lansing residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.9% of East Lansing residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 72.0% have a bachelor's degree and 39.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among East Lansing residents aged 5 and older, 19.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 8.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in East Lansing is 8.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In East Lansing, 28.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in East Lansing is $39,867.
In East Lansing, 35.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 64.4% of housing units in East Lansing.
Of all the housing units in East Lansing, 11.3% of them were build before 1940.
In East Lansing, 14.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in East Lansing is $952.
In East Lansing, 82.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.