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East Lansing is a city in Ingham County. (The community straddles Ingham and Clinton counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The latitude of East Lansing is 42.736N. The longitude is -84.483W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 856 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 47,245.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Lansing demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ingham County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lansing area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48824 ZIP code.
19% of East Lansing residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Lansing ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Lansing was $16,333, compared with $21,587 nationally.
70% of East Lansing residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in East Lansing, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $536. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,235.
Libraries in East Lansing include East Lansing Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in East Lansing include WKAR.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WKAR-FM., WKAR-AM.
Ingham County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Lansing political report.
The average commute time for East Lansing workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in East Lansing between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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