Latest Data (2016)
Population 116,020
Nationwide Rank 239

Quick Facts

Lansing, Michigan is the 239th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Lansing, Michigan is a city.

Lansing, Michigan is currently 8.6% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Lansing, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lansing, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
229 Fargo, North Dakota 120,762 32.7%
230 Columbia, Missouri 120,612 40.2%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 120,443 12.9%
232 Evansville, Indiana 119,477 -1.4%
233 Beaumont, Texas 118,299 4.2%
234 Odessa, Texas 117,871 30.2%
235 Wilmington, North Carolina 117,525 30.9%
236 Arvada, Colorado 117,453 14.8%
237 Independence, Missouri 117,030 3.0%
238 Provo, Utah 116,868 10.6%
239 Lansing, Michigan 116,020 -2.7%
240 El Monte, California 115,807 -0.3%
241 Springfield, Illinois 115,715 3.0%
242 Fairfield, California 114,756 18.5%
243 Clearwater, Florida 114,361 4.4%
244 Peoria, Illinois 114,265 1.0%
245 Rochester, Minnesota 114,011 27.5%
246 Carlsbad, California 113,952 43.4%
247 Westminster, Colorado 113,875 12.3%
248 West Jordan, Utah 113,699 43.0%
249 Pearland, Texas 113,570 146.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Michigan

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
121 Grand Rapids 196,445 -0.7%
195 Warren 135,125 -2.1%
204 Sterling Heights 132,427 6.2%
228 Ann Arbor 120,782 5.3%
239 Lansing 116,020 -2.7%
315 Flint 97,386 -21.9%
333 Dearborn 94,444 -3.4%
334 Livonia 94,041 -6.5%
398 Troy 83,641 3.2%
414 Westland 81,545 -5.9%
418 Farmington Hills 81,129 -1.1%
454 Kalamazoo 75,984 -1.3%
458 Wyoming 75,567 8.6%
478 Rochester Hills 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield 73,100 -6.6%
597 Taylor 61,177 -7.2%
619 St. Clair Shores 59,775 -5.1%
620 Pontiac 59,698 -11.7%
630 Novi 59,211 24.7%
634 Royal Oak 59,006 -1.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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