Lansing, MI 48912 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 48912: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lansing, MI 48912

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.736, Longitude -84.523
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 848
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,062
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,645
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,417

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lansing, MI 48912 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,167
Daytime Population: Workers 19,451
Daytime Population: Residents 8,169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,620
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.61
Population in Households 16,814
Population in Familes 10,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 353
Population Density2 3,291
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $39,173
Average Household Income $50,756
Per Capita Income $23,379


Total Housing Units 8,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,605 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,192 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,049 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $100,283
Average Home Value $113,675


Total Households 7,797
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 3,409
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.06% 0.31%
Households 0.21% 0.4%
Families -0.27% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Lansing, MI 48912 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 48912 to the other 984 ZIP Codes in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 230 77th
Population Density # 91 91st
Diversity Index # 41 96th
Median Household Income # 822 17th
Per Capita Income # 626 36th

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