Latest Data (2017)
Population 116,986
Nationwide Rank 239

Quick Facts

Lansing, Michigan is the 239th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Lansing, Michigan is a city.

Lansing, Michigan is currently 7.8% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lansing, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lansing, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
229 Columbia, Missouri 121,717 41.5%
230 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,477 5.9%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 121,283 13.7%
232 Pearland, Texas 119,940 160.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 119,114 4.9%
234 Wilmington, North Carolina 119,045 32.6%
235 Evansville, Indiana 118,930 -1.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 118,807 16.1%
237 Provo, Utah 117,335 11.0%
238 Independence, Missouri 117,306 3.2%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,986 -1.9%
240 Odessa, Texas 116,861 29.0%
241 Richardson, Texas 116,783 26.5%
242 Fairfield, California 116,266 20.0%
243 El Monte, California 116,109 0.0%
244 Rochester, Minnesota 115,733 29.4%
245 Clearwater, Florida 115,513 5.4%
246 Carlsbad, California 115,330 45.2%
247 Springfield, Illinois 114,868 2.3%
248 Temecula, California 114,327 66.4%
249 West Jordan, Utah 113,905 43.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
119 Grand Rapids 198,829 0.4%
200 Warren 135,022 -2.2%
207 Sterling Heights 132,631 6.3%
230 Ann Arbor 121,477 5.9%
239 Lansing 116,986 -1.9%
321 Flint 96,448 -22.6%
334 Dearborn 94,491 -3.4%
338 Livonia 94,105 -6.5%
404 Troy 83,813 3.4%
413 Westland 81,747 -5.7%
419 Farmington Hills 81,050 -1.2%
460 Wyoming 75,938 9.1%
463 Kalamazoo 75,807 -1.5%
477 Rochester Hills 74,205 7.6%
482 Southfield 73,208 -6.5%
606 Taylor 61,276 -7.1%
629 Pontiac 59,792 -11.6%
630 Novi 59,715 25.7%
632 St. Clair Shores 59,635 -5.3%
637 Royal Oak 59,112 -1.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 116,986 239
2016 116,020 239
2015 115,056 242
2014 114,620 238
2013 113,972 236
2012 113,996 235
2011 114,195 231
2010 114,297 226
2009 113,802 223
2008 114,117 219
2007 114,670 217
2006 115,298 209
2005 116,246 205
2004 117,487 199
2003 117,919 198
2002 118,740 195
2001 119,078 191
2000 119,309 187
1990 126,932 145