Lansing, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lansing, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Town of Lansing had a population of 160 as of July 1, 2016. Lansing ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lansing is located at latitude 36.4995 and longitude -81.5096 in Ashe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lansing (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ashe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,654 feet.

The Town of Lansing (GNIS ID: 2405986) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Lansing is located within Township of Piney Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ashe County.

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, 2016.


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Town of Lansing, NC Boundary Map



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Lansing, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 160
Population in Households 160
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 488
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 91 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $121,875
Average Home Value $140,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,000
Average Household Income $43,176
Per Capita Income $18,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lansing, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lansing to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 700 6th
Population Density1 # 456 38th
Diversity Index2 # 645 13th
Median Household Income # 708 4th
Per Capita Income # 539 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.