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Metro Lansing
Lansing-East Lansing MSA
Lansing-East Lansing-Owosso CSA
—  Metropolitan Area  —
Location of the Lansing-East Lansing-Owosso CSA
and its components:

     Lansing-East Lansing Metropolitan Statistical Area      Owosso Micropolitan Statistical Area

Country United States
State Michigan
Largest city Lansing
 - Urban 136.8 sq mi (354.3 km2)
 - MSA 1,714.6 sq mi (4,440.8 km2)
 - CSA 2,255.6 sq mi (5,842 km2)
Elevation 830-1,050 ft (510 m)
Population (2008 est.)1
 - Urban 300,032
 - MSA 454,035
 - CSA 524,915
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 517, 989
Urban = 2000 Census, MSA/CSA = 2008 Estimate

The Lansing-East Lansing Metropolitan Statistical Area is a three-county metropolitan area located in Central Michigan defined by the Office of Management and Budget, and encompassing the counties of Eaton, Clinton, and Ingham. The region is colloquially referred to as "Mid-Michigan", and less often as "Greater Lansing". As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 447,728, with a July 1, 2008 Census Bureau estimate placing the population at 454,035.[1] It ranks as Michigan's third largest metropolitan area behind metropolitan Detroit, and Grand Rapids.

The metropolitan area was originally defined as only including Ingham County in 1950, but Eaton and Clinton counties were added in 1960.[2]

The Lansing-East Lansing-Owosso Combined Statistical Area includes the Lansing-East Lansing MSA, plus the Owosso μSA, which includes Shiawassee County. As of the 2000 census, the CSA had a population of 519,415, with a July 1, 2008 Census Bureau estimate placing the population at 524,915.

The Lansing Urban Area, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, which measures the extent of the built environment, had a population of 300,032 as of the 2000 census.



Lansing-East Lansing MSA

Owosso μSA



Cities and Townships with more than 25,000 inhabitants

Cities and Townships with 10,000 to 25,000 inhabitants


Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 96,622
1910 106,938 10.7%
1920 134,041 25.3%
1930 172,489 28.7%
1940 191,411 11.0%
1950 244,159 27.6%
1960 298,949 22.4%
1970 378,423 26.6%
1980 416,667 10.1%
1990 432,674 3.8%
2000 447,734 3.5%
Est. 2008 454,035 1.4%

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 447,728 people, 172,413 households, and 109,994 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 84.40% White, 8.09% African American, 0.50% Native American, 2.63% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.89% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.73% of the population. The region's foreign-born population sat at 4.6%, and was estimated to be 5.9% as of 2005.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $44,441, and the median income for a family was $55,698. The per capita income for the MSA was $21,653.

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