East Lansing, MI has a population of 48,395 people with a median age of 21.3 and a median household income of $34,153. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of East Lansing, MI declined from 48,669 to 48,395, a 0.56% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,981 to $34,153, a 3.55% increase.
The population of East Lansing, MI is 72.1% White, 12.2% Asian, and 7.74% Black. 18.7% of the people in East Lansing, MI speak a non-English language, and 87.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in East Lansing, MI are Michigan State University, with 11,920 graduates, Douglas J Aveda Institute, with 1,100 graduates, and Michigan State University-College of Law, with 343 graduates.
The median property value in East Lansing, MI is $176,500, and the homeownership rate is 33.5%. Most people in East Lansing, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.6 minutes. The average car ownership in East Lansing, MI is 2 cars per household.
East Lansing, MI is a census place located in Clinton County, MI and Ingham County, MI. It borders Haslett, MI; Lansing, MI; and Okemos, MI.