East Lansing Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of East Lansing, MI

General East Lansing Information

State: Michigan

County: Ingham County

Close cities: Waverly, MI, Haslett, MI, East Lansing, MI, Bath, MI, De Witt, MI, Okemos, MI, Lansing, MI

East Lansing Population (census data)
Total 46,254 (-0.2% since 2000)
Male 22,246 (48.1%)
Female 24,008 (51.9%)

Population Density: 4,113 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 95.3 (US Avg is 100)

East Lansing Elevation: 850 feet above sea level

Land Area: 11.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,283

Zip Codes: 48825, 48826, 48824, and 48823.

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East Lansing Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (79.4%)
  • Black (7.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Chinese (2.5%)
  • Korean (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (20.8%)
  • Irish (12.3%)
  • English (10.1%)
  • Polish (8.5%)
  • Italian (6.3%)
  • French (3.5%)
Foriegn Born: 5,483 people (11.9%)
  • Asia (82.4%)
  • Europe (17.6%)

Local East Lansing Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Detroit Tigers
NFL Football: Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions
NBA Basketball: Detroit Pistons
NHL Hockey: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Sports: University of Michigan, Michigan State University

East Lansing School Information

High Schools
East Lansing High School (509 Burcham Drive, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - East Lansing School District District)
Middle Schools
Macdonald Middle School (1601 Burcham Drive, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - East Lansing School District District)
Elementary Schools
Donley Elementary School (2961 E Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - East Lansing School District District)
Wardcliff Elementary School (5150 Wardcliff Drive, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - Okemos Public Schools District)
Whitehills Elementary School (621 Pebblebrook Lane, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - East Lansing School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Glencairn School (939 N Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - East Lansing School District District)
Marble School (729 N Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - East Lansing School District District)
Pinecrest School (1811 Pinecrest Drive, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - East Lansing School District District)
Red Cedar School (1110 Narcissus Drive, East Lansing, MI, 48823 - East Lansing School District District)

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