East Lansing, Michigan Population 2019

East Lansing Mi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Lansing Mi was:

  • White: 75.45%
  • Asian: 12.08%
  • Black or African American: 7.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201847,988-1,108-2.26%
201749,096780.16%
201649,0184820.99%
201548,5361570.32%
201448,379-143-0.29%
201348,522-253-0.52%
201248,775740.15%
201148,701950.20%
201048,6062,0810.44%
200046,525-4,152-0.85%
199050,677-715-0.14%
198051,3923,8520.78%
197047,54017,3424.64%
196030,1989,8734.04%
195020,32514,48613.28%
19405,8391,4502.90%
19304,3890.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018481,8931,5400.32%
2017480,3533,6320.76%
2016476,7213,8820.81%
2015472,8391,5700.33%
2014471,2692,0600.44%
2013469,2091,5320.33%
2012467,6771,1110.24%
2011466,5662,2940.49%
2010464,2720.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White36,429
Asian5,831
Black or African American3,786
Two or More Races1,713
Some Other Race361
American Indian and Alaska Native149
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

East Lansing Mi Population Pyramid 2019

East Lansing Mi Median Age

21.3


Total

21.4


Male

21.3


Female

East Lansing Mi Adults

There are 44,749 adults, (3,443 of whom are seniors) in East Lansing Mi.

East Lansing Mi Age Dependency

16.9

Age Dependency Ratio

8.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.6

Child Dependency Ratio

East Lansing Mi Sex Ratio

Female

24,524

50.79%

Male

23,757

49.21%

East Lansing Mi Households and Families

East Lansing Mi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Lansing Mi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.6%26.4%
Female43.9%56.1%
All33.8%66.2%
Male25.6%74.4%
Non Family17.5%82.5%

33.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5852.3633.8
Non Family9,0092.0517.5
Married3,5972.9173.6
Female6432.8143.9
Male3363.9225.6

2.86

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Lansing Mi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2561.79%
9th to 12th Grade3502.45%
High School Graduate1,0717.50%
Some College1,59611.18%
Associates Degree6714.70%
Bachelors Degree4,33030.32%
Graduate Degree6,00542.05%

East Lansing Mi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,50910,1757,663
Asian1,7051,5731,433
Black1,020911521
Hispanic665656473
Multiple Races354342229
Other Race11911577
Native American746429
Islander333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,056$41,607$37,561
Less Than High School$19,402$27,656$19,239
High School Grad$27,500$27,500$27,500
Some College$24,019$22,566$24,392
Bachelors Degree$40,053$45,800$30,526
Graduate Degree$52,677$55,577$52,212

$40,056

Average Earnings

$41,607

Average Male

$37,561

Average Female

East Lansing Mi Language

East Lansing Mi Language by Age

East Lansing Mi Language

81.16% of East Lansing Mi residents speak only English, while 18.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 8.91% of the population.

East Lansing Mi Poverty

East Lansing Mi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,9409,77840.84%
Asian3,6251,96654.23%
Black2,2851,00543.98%
Hispanic1,55064441.55%
Multiple92836239.01%
Other2248035.71%
Native1062523.58%

42.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.33%

Male Poverty Rate

42.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Lansing Mi

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Lansing Mi is Asian, with 54.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Lansing Mi is Native, with 23.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 64.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.77%
Some College13.02%
Bachelors or Greater11.66%
High School9.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.09%
Male Unemployed62.16%
Female Employed41.49%
Male Employed33.19%

East Lansing Mi Income

East Lansing Mi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,433$66,984
Families$95,000$117,600
Married Families$107,283-
Non Families$25,762$40,403

East Lansing Mi Marital Status

East Lansing Mi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

17.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.2%

Male Marriage Rate

17.0%

Female Marriage Rate

East Lansing Mi Married by Age and Sex

East Lansing Mi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Lansing Mi Marital Status by Race

East Lansing Mi Veterans

934

Number of Veterans

834

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam228
Second Gulf War172
World War II168
Korea110
First Gulf War79

East Lansing Mi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7652.26%
Black1133.33%
Asian410.73%
Indian87.27%
2 or More70.50%
Hispanic60.30%

East Lansing Mi Veterans by Education

4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Lansing Mi Employment Status

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

East Lansing Mi Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.24%

Born in Michigan

84.49%

Native Born

15.51%

Foreign Born

11.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.49% of East Lansing Mi residents were born in the United States, with 61.24% having been born in Michigan. 11.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.