Lansing, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lansing, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Lansing had a population of 11,753 as of July 1, 2017. Lansing ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lansing is located at latitude 39.2429 and longitude -94.8979 in Leavenworth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lansing (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Leavenworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The City of Lansing (GNIS ID: 485607) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lansing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lansing: Petersburg.

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


Total Population 11,753
Daytime Population: Workers 3,498
Daytime Population: Residents 5,088
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,586
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 9,294
Population in Familes 8,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,459
Population Density2 949
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $80,817
Average Household Income $96,752
Per Capita Income $32,135


Total Housing Units 3,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,424 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 929 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $197,910
Average Home Value $216,979


Total Households 3,354
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 2,607
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 0.59% 0.68%
Households 0.74% 0.88%
Families 0.6% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Lansing, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lansing to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 284 58th
Diversity Index # 63 91st
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 73 89th

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