East Lansing is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 48,144, it is the 26th largest city in Michigan and the 821st largest city in the United States. East Lansing is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually but its population has decreased by -0.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,579 in 2010. East Lansing reached it's highest population of 51,392 in 1980. Spanning over 14 miles, East Lansing has a population density of 3,585 people per square mile.
The average household income in East Lansing is $67,450 with a poverty rate of 41.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $944 per month, and the median house value is $186,700. The median age in East Lansing is 21.3 years, 21.3 years for males, and 21.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.