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Lansing is a village in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.
The community was named after John Lansing and his brother Henry, who built a general store here in 1864.
The latitude of Lansing is 41.564N. The longitude is -87.538W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,976.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lansing demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cook County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60438 ZIP code.
17% of Lansing residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $22,547, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Lansing residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lansing, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $612. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.
Libraries in Lansing include Lewis O. Flom Lansing Public Library ... View libraries
Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lansing political report.
The average commute time for Lansing workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lansing between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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