In 2017, East Lansing, MI had a population of 48.3k people with a median age of 21.3 and a median household income of $37,433. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of East Lansing, MI declined from 48,395 to 48,281, a -0.236% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,153 to $37,433, a 9.6% increase.
The population of East Lansing, MI is 72% White Alone, 12% Asian Alone, and 7.56% Black or African American Alone. 17.3% of the people in East Lansing, MI speak a non-English language, and 88.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in East Lansing, MI are Michigan State University (12,559 degrees awarded in 2016), Douglas J Aveda Institute (638 degrees), and Michigan State University-College of Law (306 degrees).
The median property value in East Lansing, MI is $181,100, and the homeownership rate is 33.8%. Most people in East Lansing, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.8 minutes. The average car ownership in East Lansing, MI is 2 cars per household.