Lansing, Illinois Population 2021

26,976
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Lansing Demographics

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

  • White: 48.35%
  • Black or African American: 43.34%
  • Other race: 4.16%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lansing, Illinois is 26,976based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,615.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 28,331.

Lansing, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,49148.35%
Black or African American12,09343.34%
Some Other Race1,1624.16%
Two or More Races7382.64%
Asian2530.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native1670.60%
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Lansing Population By Race

Lansing Population Pyramid 2021

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Lansing Median Age

40.4


Total

39.3


Male

40.9


Female

Lansing Adults

There are 21,238 adults, (4,360 of whom are seniors) in Lansing.

Lansing Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lansing Sex Ratio

Mujer

15,580

55.83%

Masculino

12,324

44.17%

Lansing Population by Age

Lansing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lansing Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
Masculino70.2%29.8%
All65.4%34.6%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Mujer37.9%62.1%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lansing Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8732.5665.4
Married4,0983.3389.2
Non Family3,9791.1956.3
Mujer2,3363.3837.9
Masculino4603.3970.2

3.28

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Lansing Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6793.63%
9th to 12th Grade9775.23%
High School Graduate5,69530.46%
Some College4,87326.07%
Associates Degree1,92710.31%
Bachelors Degree3,04916.31%
Graduate Degree1,4947.99%
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Lansing Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lansing Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,3887,8632,064
Black7,1596,8021,935
Hispanic2,5701,808315
Other Race564337
2+ Races482421137
Asian16615266
Native American10210264

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 62.75%.

Lansing Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$40,322$46,550$35,513
Less Than 9th Grade$26,625$33,342$25,014
High School Graduate$35,319$44,458$24,668
Some College$40,032$50,197$34,578
Bachelors Degree$50,453$65,625$43,986
Graduate Degree$58,494$45,795$61,417

$40,322

Average Earnings

$46,550

Average Male

$35,513

Average Female

Lansing Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lansing Language by Age

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Lansing Language

82.13% of Lansing residents speak only English, while 17.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.69% of the population.

Lansing Language

Lansing Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,0132,18918.22%
Hispanic4,5731,40530.72%
White10,3116846.63%
Other1,07145042.02%
Multiple716496.84%

15.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.73%

Male Poverty Rate

16.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lansing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lansing is Other, with 42.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lansing is White, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.06%.

Lansing Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.12%
High School12.42%
Some College10.57%
Bachelors or Greater8.02%

Lansing Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.56%
Female Unemployed25.91%
Female Employed8.13%
Male Employed5.91%

Lansing Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lansing Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,940$69,113
Families$65,714$75,719
Married Families$86,875-
Non Families$38,253$55,500
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Income by Household Type

Lansing Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lansing Married by Age and Sex

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Lansing Marriage

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

Lansing Marital Status by Race

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Lansing Marital Status

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1,356

Number of Veterans

1,309

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam614
Second Gulf War143
Korea103
First Gulf War82
World War II55

Lansing Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74436
75+386
35 to 54243
55 to 64218
18 to 3473

Lansing Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9788.63%
Black2933.56%
Hispanic762.44%
Other Race566.92%
2+ Races295.48%

Lansing Veterans by Race

Lansing Veterans by Education

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5.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lansing Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Lansing Employment by Age

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Lansing Employment by Race

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Lansing Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.68%

Born in Lansing

91.01%

Native Born

8.99%

Foreign Born

4.92%

Non Citizen

4.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.01% of Lansing residents were born in the United States, with 67.68% having been born in Illinois. 4.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lansing Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,976-213-0.78%
202027,189-213-0.78%
201927,402-213-0.77%
201827,615-293-1.05%
201727,908-258-0.92%
201628,166-203-0.72%
201528,369-149-0.52%
201428,518-45-0.16%
201328,563370.13%
201228,526690.24%
201128,457870.31%
201028,370380.01%
200028,3322460.09%
199028,086-953-0.33%
198029,0393,2341.19%
197025,8057,7073.61%
196018,0989,4167.62%
19508,6824,2206.88%
19404,4621,0842.82%
19303,3780.00%

Lansing Population by Year