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Lansing

Timeless style and a relaxed atmosphere in Michigan’s charming capital city.

  • Bike-Friendly
  • Affordable
  • Airport
  • College
  • Golf
  • River
  • Stadium
  • Sports
  • Baseball

As the capital city of Michigan and next-door neighbor to one of the state’s major universities, Lansing attracts people from all across the region and benefits from a culturally diverse landscape. Downtown is a charming, historic district along the Grand River. The Michigan State Capitol overlooks a walkable collective of storefront shops, cafes, and bars, mainly situated along South Washington Square. Lush riverside parks like Hawk Island and Scott Woods give the locals scenic areas to picnic, exercise, or just hang out and enjoy the scenery.

Farther to the north and west, the cityscape transforms into a charming suburban environment, full of large houses, manicured lawns, and tree-shaded sidewalks. Michigan State University’s enormous campus borders Lansing to the east, and a hefty portion of the student population lives in Lansing; rentals here tend to be quite affordable, with apartments, condos, and houses available to fit any budget. Getting around town without a car is pretty easy too, with many residents opting to rely on mopeds and bicycles.

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The Lansing skyline

The Michigan State Capitol was built in 1872

Rent Trends

As of October 2018, the average apartment rent in Lansing, MI is $667 for a studio, $700 for one bedroom, $842 for two bedrooms, and $1,058 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Lansing has increased by 2.1% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 517 $667
1 BR 666 $700
2 BR 942 $842
3 BR 1,249 $1,058

Ratings

48 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
31 Transit Score® Some Transit
60 Bike Score® Bikeable

Living in Lansing

  • Restaurants

    From sports bars to the finest in five-star dining, Lansing has the sustenance to suit everyone's personal palate. Near the Eastwood Towne Center shopping district, there are a host of restaurants, cafes and coffee shops in close proximity with one another. A person can spend their day shopping or touring the city and find almost any kind of food to fit their mood. Tavern on the Square, Kelly's Downtown and Deluca's Restaurant are just a few of the most popular eateries in the city.

  • Shopping

    Lansing's downtown district offers a wide selection of shops and stores to suit everyone's interests. Old Towne specializes in galleries of art work, eclectic venues for shoppers who like to explore different types of stores and quaint little stores designed to entice and intrigue everyone who passes by. Eastwood Towne Center is a state of the art, outdoor plaza with shops and stores along both sides of the avenue. Shopping centers and malls are also within easy reach and offer the convenience of department store shopping within a few miles of home.

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