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Lansing is a village in Tompkins County, in the Ithaca metro area.

The community was named after John Lansing, judge.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Lansing. For links to other places called Lansing, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Lansing is 42.484N. The longitude is -76.48W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,474.


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Median household income
Local
$38,185
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lansing demographic reports
Lansing is on Cayuga Lake.
A section of town was once known as "Rogues Harbor," where "even a pig is in danger of its life while peacefully eating its swill."
Syrian immigrants found work here at the local salt plant.
Local festivals include:
  • Lansing Harbor Festival - Aug. 31, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lansing web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Ludlowville Park

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Lansing residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lansing ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lansing was $29,047, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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75% of Lansing residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lansing, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $628.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,928.


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Tompkins County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lansing political report.

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The average commute time for Lansing workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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