In 2018, East Lansing, MI had a population of 48.4k people with a median age of 21.3 and a median household income of $38,502. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of East Lansing, MI grew from 48,281 to 48,374, a 0.193% increase and its median household income grew from $37,433 to $38,502, a 2.86% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in East Lansing, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (12.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.52%), White (Hispanic) (3.55%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.09%). 0% of the households in East Lansing, MI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 88.2% of the residents in East Lansing, MI are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in East Lansing, MI are Michigan State University (12,640 degrees awarded in 2019), Douglas J Aveda Institute (673 degrees), and Michigan State University-College of Law (259 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in East Lansing, MI was $186,700, and the homeownership rate was 35.1%. Most people in East Lansing, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15 minutes. The average car ownership in East Lansing, MI was 2 cars per household.