Lansing, New York Population 2024

11,538

Lansing is a city located in Cayuga County and Tompkins County New York. Lansing has a 2024 population of 11,538. Lansing is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,590 in 2020.

The average household income in Lansing is $135,321 with a poverty rate of 8.49%. The median age in Lansing is 40.2 years: 36.7 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Lansing Demographics

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

  • White: 76.75%
  • Asian: 12.38%
  • Two or more races: 5.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.11%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
60.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
190.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.45% (-52)
The current population of Lansing, New York is 11,538 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,590.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,98176.75%
Asian1,44912.38%
Two or more races6205.3%
Black or African American5985.11%
Other race490.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.04%
Native American00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Lansing Population by Race

Lansing Population Pyramid 2024

Lansing Median Age

40.2

Total

36.7

Male

41.8

Female

Lansing Adults

There are 9,356 adults, (1,804 of whom are seniors) in Lansing.

Lansing Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lansing Sex Ratio

Female5,79949.56%
Male5,90350.44%

Lansing Population by Age

Lansing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0652.296634
Married2,4362.9480.619.4
Non Family1,9911.3644.555.5
Female5332.6176.523.5
Male1053.258119

2.86

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lansing Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2092.53%
Associates Degree7118.62%
Bachelors Degree2,14626.02%
Graduate Degree3,02236.64%
High School Graduate1,09313.25%
Less Than 9th Grade1301.58%
Some College93611.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lansing Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lansing Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,3046,1383,828
Asian1,1691,050876
Black364340205
Hispanic350331171
2+ Races219208134
Other Race494212
Islander550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.94%.

Lansing Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,191$57,284$55,433
Graduate Degree$62,500$85,985$55,250
High School Graduate$31,180$34,663$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$53,500$58,438$46,261
Some College$38,281$0$41,250

$53,500

Average Earnings

$58,438

Average Male

$46,261

Average Female

Lansing Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lansing Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lansing Language

84.35% of Lansing residents speak only English, while 15.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.35% of the population.

Lansing Language

Lansing Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,7848649.84%
Multiple62010617.1%
Hispanic394276.85%
Black569101.76%
Asian1,44970.48%

8.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.11%

Male Poverty Rate

9.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lansing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lansing is Multiple, with 17.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lansing is Asian, with 0.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.29%.

Lansing Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.77%
High School16.31%
Some College12.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%

Lansing Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.96%
Female Employed5.3%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lansing Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lansing Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$121,875$166,232
Households$90,349$135,321
Married Families$138,385$-999,999,999
Non Families$57,003$82,253

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lansing Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lansing Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Lansing Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lansing Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

336

Number of Veterans

297

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam134
First Gulf War70
Second Gulf War51
Korea26
World War II0

Lansing Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64173
75+71
65 to 7454
35 to 5420
18 to 3418

Lansing Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2343.14%
Asian705.87%
2+ Races3211.51%
Hispanic328.86%

Lansing Veterans by Race

Lansing Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lansing Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lansing Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lansing Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lansing Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.5%

Born in Lansing

83.87%

Native Born

16.13%

Foreign Born

7.61%

Non Citizen

8.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.87% of Lansing residents were born in the United States, with 57.5% having been born in New York. 7.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lansing Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,948-118-1.07%
202811,066-118-1.06%
202711,184-118-1.04%
202611,302-118-1.03%
202511,420-118-1.02%
202411,538-118-1.01%
202311,656-118-1%
202211,774-118-0.99%
202111,8923022.61%
202011,590-52-0.45%
201911,6422872.53%
201811,355210.19%
201711,334-44-0.39%
201611,378720.64%
201511,306250.22%
201411,281-7-0.06%
201311,288360.32%
201211,2521711.54%
201111,081280.25%
201011,05300%

Lansing Population by Year