Lansing, Illinois Population 2022

29,224
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Lansing is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Lansing has a 2020 population of 29,224. Lansing is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,076 in 2010.

The average household income in Lansing is $69,113 with a poverty rate of 16.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,036 per month, and the median house value is $132,000. The median age in Lansing is 40.4 years, 39.3 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Lansing Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lansingwas:

  • White: 43.80%
  • Black or African American: 43.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.22%
  • Other race: 2.98%
  • Asian: 2.85%
  • Native American: 0.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lansing, Illinois is 29,224 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,076.

Lansing, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,09443.80%
Black or African American11,95243.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native2390.87%
Asian7882.85%
Some Other Race8242.98%
Two or More Races1,7176.22%
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Lansing Population by Race

Lansing Population Pyramid 2022

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Lansing Median Age

40.2


Total

39.7


Male

40.6


Female

Lansing Adults

There are 20,919 adults, (4,745 of whom are seniors) in Lansing.

Lansing Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lansing Sex Ratio

Female

15,542

56.28%

Male

12,072

43.72%

Lansing Population by Age

Lansing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lansing Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
Male77.4%22.6%
All66.5%33.5%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female42.4%57.6%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lansing Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7412.5666.5
Married3,7793.3791
Male6722.8277.4
Female2,3673.2842.4
Non Family3,9231.355.6

3.23

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 Grade5943.14%
9th to 12th Grade9465.00%
High School Graduate6,25033.01%
Some College4,58924.24%
Associates Degree1,5918.40%
Bachelors Degree3,32517.56%
Graduate Degree1,6398.66%
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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
Native American192192148
Asian695677272
Black7,1896,9182,168
White7,5427,2211,910
2+ Races907795183
Hispanic2,8501,920370
Other Race507295

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 77.08%.

Lansing Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,532$47,484$33,122
Less Than 9th Grade$28,427$34,183$26,142
High School Graduate$37,252$46,206$26,370
Some College$35,440$47,213$29,734
Bachelors Degree$49,119$64,645$42,905
Graduate Degree$59,538$68,102$57,799

$40,532

Average Earnings

$47,484

Average Male

$33,122

Average Female

Lansing Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lansing Language by Age

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Lansing Language

82.04% of Lansing residents speak only English, while 17.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.78% of the population.

Lansing Language

Lansing Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,6541,20625.91%
Multiple1,69638622.76%
Black11,8552,41220.35%
White8,9528259.22%
Asian78660.76%
Other30NaN%

16.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.45%

Male Poverty Rate

19.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lansing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lansing is Hispanic, with 25.91% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.42%.

Lansing Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.90%
High School17.36%
Some College11.06%
Bachelors or Greater8.28%

Lansing Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.31%
Male Unemployed24.42%
Female Employed7.79%
Female Unemployed25.99%

Lansing Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lansing Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,659$74,890
Families$70,775$80,005
Married Families$94,873-
Non Families$43,528$55,392
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Income by Household Type

Lansing Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lansing Marital Status by Race

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Lansing Marital Status

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1,331

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War148
First Gulf War68
Vietnam472
Korea59
World War II214

Lansing Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3441
35 to 54217
55 to 64137
65 to 74415
75+521

Lansing Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8167.88%
Black2172.72%
Asian20126.94%
Other Race589.29%
2+ Races393.94%
Hispanic812.47%

Lansing Veterans by Race

Lansing Veterans by Education

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3.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lansing Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

12.3%

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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65.02%

Born in Lansing

89.82%

Native Born

10.18%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

6.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.82% of Lansing residents were born in the United States, with 65.02% having been born in Illinois. 3.78% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,3780.00%
19404,4621,0842.82%
19508,6824,2206.88%
196018,0989,4167.62%
197025,8057,7073.61%
198029,0393,2341.19%
199028,086-953-0.33%
200028,3322460.09%
201028,331-1-0.00%
201128,405740.26%
201228,479740.26%
201328,553740.26%
201428,627740.26%
201528,701740.26%
201628,775740.26%
201728,849740.26%
201828,923740.26%
201928,997740.26%
202029,076790.27%
202129,150740.25%
202229,224740.25%

Lansing Population by Year