South Lansing, New York Population 2024

876

South Lansing is a city located in Tompkins County New York. South Lansing has a 2024 population of 876. South Lansing is currently declining at a rate of -1.9% annually and its population has decreased by -7.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 944 in 2020.

The average household income in South Lansing is $149,261 with a poverty rate of 1.37%. The median age in South Lansing is 49 years: 47.3 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

South Lansing Demographics

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

  • White: 91.32%
  • Black or African American: 8.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.55%
  • Two or more races: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
317.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.2% (-68)
The current population of South Lansing, New York is 876 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 944.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White83191.32%
Black or African American738.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.55%
Two or more races10.11%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

South Lansing Population by Race

South Lansing Population Pyramid 2024

South Lansing Median Age

49

Total

47.3

Male

49.3

Female

South Lansing Adults

There are 707 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in South Lansing.

South Lansing Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

South Lansing Sex Ratio

Female49654.51%
Male41445.49%

South Lansing Population by Age

South Lansing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3352.6174.325.7
Married2483.1786.313.7
Non Family87040.259.8
Male0000
Female0000

3.17

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Lansing Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree14823.2%
Bachelors Degree16125.24%
Graduate Degree12419.44%
High School Graduate10015.67%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College10516.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Lansing Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Lansing Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White592592244
Black414141
Islander550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

South Lansing Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$102,813$0$0
Graduate Degree$111,250$123,594$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$103,594$113,934$61,055
Some College$113,566$113,566$0

$103,594

Average Earnings

$113,934

Average Male

$61,055

Average Female

South Lansing Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Lansing Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Lansing Language

96.65% of South Lansing residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

South Lansing Language

South Lansing Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White812111.35%
Black6111.64%

1.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

2.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Lansing

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Lansing is Black, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Lansing is White, with 1.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.71%.

South Lansing Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School11%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

South Lansing Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0.44%
Female Unemployed0%

South Lansing Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Lansing Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$173,672$188,715
Households$145,417$149,261
Married Families$173,672$-999,999,999
Non Families-$36,793

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Lansing Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.9%

Male Marriage Rate

71.8%

Female Marriage Rate

South Lansing Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Lansing Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

South Lansing Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Lansing Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

South Lansing Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

South Lansing Veterans by Age

count

South Lansing Veterans by Race

South Lansing Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Lansing Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

South Lansing Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Lansing Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South 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

74.84%

Born in South Lansing

89.67%

Native Born

10.33%

Foreign Born

3.19%

Non Citizen

7.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.67% of South Lansing residents were born in the United States, with 74.84% having been born in New York. 3.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

South Lansing Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024876-17-1.9%
2023893-17-1.87%
2022910-60-6.19%
2021970262.75%
202094400%

South Lansing Population by Year