Lansing, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 53,209 housing units in Lansing. This represents a 1.3% decline from 53,919 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 53,209 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lansing is about 57.4%. Lansing's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.8%. Average household size is 2.38 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lansing were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.60%
One Bedroom16.10%
Two Bedrooms32.90%
Three Bedrooms37.30%
Four Bedrooms9.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1953
Median Value of occupied units$73,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$64,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$486

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan7.40%
Simple Mortgage61%
Debt Free25.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.6%