East Lansing Ingham County, Michigan

East Lansing: City in Ingham and Clinton counties, Michigan, United States

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Location of East Lansing on Michigan map.


East Lansing is a city located in the county of Ingham in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 46,610 and a population density of 1,320 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 45,676 inhabitants.

The city was created 174 years ago in 1846.

MSU Beaumont Tower 1 image
MSU Beaumont Tower 1
MSU Beaumont Tower 1 image


East Lansing is located at 42°44'13"N 84°29'2"W (42.7369800, -84.4838700).

East Lansing map


East Lansing forecast: A chance of rain showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. more

East Lansing Quick Facts

Population : 45,676 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Ingham County
Postal code : 48823–48826
Phone Area Codes : 517
Area : 35.32 km2
Altitude : 856 feet / 261 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1847 (174 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 12:46:47 (28th October 2021)
Density : 1,293 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.04% (2010-2020)
Weather : 59℉ Mostly Cloudy then Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of East Lansing decreased by 2.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 46,610 - census
2011 46,727 0.25% estimation process
2012 46,792 0.14% estimation process
2013 46,531 -0.56% estimation process
2014 46,389 -0.31% estimation process
2015 46,565 0.38% estimation process
2016 47,038 1.01% estimation process
2017 47,090 0.11% estimation process
2018 45,890 -2.61% estimation process
2019 46,176 0.62% estimation process
2020 45,676 -1.09% estimation process

East Lansing zip code is 48823. County name: Ingham, County fips: 26065

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Local Places in East Lansing

1 East Lansing City Hall
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East Lansing City Hall

People born in East Lansing (33)

People born in East Lansing, including ice hockey goaltender Ryan Miller, historian of science Lorraine Daston, statistician and writer Nate Silver, you can see a list of people who born in East Lansing.

  • Douglas A. Irwin (American economist) he was born in 31/10/1962
  • Spencer Abraham (United States Senator & Secretary of Energy) he was born in 12/06/1952
  • Andrew McClurg (American legal academic) he was born in 01/01/1954
  • Chuck Bullough (American football player and coach) he was born in 03/03/1969
  • Curtis Cregan (American actor) he was born in 18/01/1977
  • Daniel Gross (American journalist) he was born in 04/08/1967
  • David Cook (game designer) he was born in 01/01/1934
  • Farah Stockman (American journalist) she was born in 21/05/1974
  • Jim Brandstatter (American sportscaster and radio color commentator) he was born in 19/06/1950
  • Molly Fletcher (author and Motivational Speaker) she was born in 20/09/1971
  • Robert Alan Moss (American pediatrician)
  • Timothy Hwang (American businessman) he was born in 20/02/1992
  • Matt Baker (Player of American Football) he was born in 11/05/1983
  • Ryan Riess (American poker player) he was born in 21/06/1990
  • James Sherburne he was born in 22/05/1925
  • Rob Laurie (American ice hockey goaltender) he was born in 19/05/1970
  • Thomas Jackson (American basketball player) he was born in 23/05/1980
  • David Ernesto Panama Sandoval (Salvadoran politician) he was born in 01/01/1950

Schools in East Lansing

College & universities near East Lansing, MI

Code Name City ZIP
261436 Douglas J Aveda Institute East Lansing (MI) 48823
171100 Michigan State University East Lansing (MI) 48824-1046
484118 Paul Mitchell the School-Lansing Lansing (MI) 48912-4686
169628 Michigan State University-College of Law East Lansing (MI) 48824-1300
461944 Protege Academy East Lansing (MI) 48823-8660

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near East Lansing, MI

Code Name Address Type
LNS East Lansing station 1240 South Harrison Road RAIL
OWO Owosso, MI 109 Comstock Street BUS
DRD Durand Union Station 200 South Railroad St. RAIL
JXN Jackson station 501 E. Michigan Ave. RAIL
ALI Albion station 300 North Eaton St. RAIL

Post offices near East Lansing

Post Office Name City ZIP
East Lansing Post Office East Lansing (MI) 48823
Merrill Str Post Office Lansing (MI) 48912
Okem Post Office Okemos (MI) 48864
Downtown Lansing Post Office Lansing (MI) 48933
Lansing Post Office Lansing (MI) 48924

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Ingham County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ingham County , MI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lansing 112,640 City in Ingham County, Eaton County and Clinton County, Michigan, USA and Michigan federated state capital city
Holt 23,973 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Okemos 21,369 Census-designated place in Ingham County, Michigan
Haslett 19,220 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Mason 8,389 City in Michigan
Aurelius 4,341 Civil township in Ingham County, Michigan, United States
Williamston 3,928 Human settlement in Ingham County, Michigan, United States of America
Onondaga 3,247 Township in Ingham County, Michigan
Leslie 2,415 City in Michigan, USA
Edgemont Park 2,358 Unincorporated community in Michigan
Bunker Hill 2,155 Township in Ingham County, Michigan
Webberville 1,300 City in Ingham County, Michigan, United States of America
Stockbridge 1,240 Township in Ingham County, Michigan
White Oak 1,189 Township in Ingham County, Michigan
Eden 597 Township in Mason County, Michigan
Dansville 564 Village in Ingham Township, Ingham County in the U.

Distance to Other Cities

East Lansing distances to largest Michigan cities